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      Biosphere Reserve Information

Russian Federation


  Brief description   Climate, geology, geomorphology, soil
Condition of flora (lichen, mosses, vascular plants) and fauna (vertebrates, insects, mollusks)
Population status of carnivores, ungulates, rare species of plants and animals
Dynamics of north-west Caucasus Mountains
Effects of fire and logging in Caucasus
Rehabilitation / reintroduction of species
Mapping of the different zones of the biosphere reserve
Forming of network of protected areas in the West Caucasian biosphere region
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Climate, geology, geomorphology, soil.
  Biodiversity   Fauna, fires/fire ecology, flora, invertebrates/insects/spiders, lichens, mammals, mountain and highland systems, plants, rare/endangered/threatened species, reintroduction, restoration/rehabilitation/redevelopment.
  Socio-economic   Forestry.
  Integrated monitoring   Impact and risk studies/Environmental impact, mapping, planning and zoning measures/zonation.

Last updated: 01/03/2007

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