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      Biosphere Reserve Information

Russian Federation


  Brief description   Study of the natural course of the ongoing processes in nature and defining inter-connections between the separate parts of nature systems (Chronicle of nature)
Optimization of territory management and organizing of work in the nature reserve
Nature conservation and sustainable nature use in the biosphere reserve
Nature reserve as a testing ground for biocenotic and monitoring researches in the Middle Volga river basin area.
Monitoring post for pollution (suspended matter, formaldehyde, NO2, SO2) of the atmosphere (since 1997)
Sampling of snow cover including chemical analysis
Ecosystem monitoring
The monitoring of the natural change of the vegetation in the nature reserve is going on in the course of composing of geobotanic map while reading the aerial photos of 1993 by the method of visual evaluation en route of the condition of vegetation contours. The study of the condition of populations of rare species of plants.
Dynamics of the numbers and spatial distribution of the main species of game animals (especially primary and rare species of birds)
Study of hydrobionts
Study of the effectiveness of environmental awareness raising work by interviewing visitors
Study of the needs of the local population by forming a database on the basis of the results of interviews
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   n.a.
  Biodiversity   n.a.
  Socio-economic   n.a.
  Integrated monitoring   n.a.

Last updated: 01/03/2007

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