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      Biosphere Reserve Information

Russian Federation


  Brief description   The zonation was determined by the following factors:
Conservation of the area with natural passing processes without anthropogenic influence or with minimal influence. Conservation of old aged primeval forests, natural habitats for rare animals and migration routes for elks;
Conservation of picturesque landscapes and organizing of educational tourism;
Conservation of cultural landscapes including villages with indigenous population, the system of adjacent arable lands and lakes that were used for various forms of traditional nature uses, sacred shrines and historical and cultural monuments (churches, chapels, obey crosses) with areas of trading places;
The possibility of implementation of sustainable nature use principles and conservation of traditional forms of land use by local populations.

Species biodiversity of nature components; Inventory of birds; Relic crustacean of the Kenozero Lake; Inventory of mosses and vascular plants; Monitoring of ichtyofauna of natural water reservoirs; Forest-pathological monitoring; Monitoring of numbers of game birds and animals; Research on ethnical compounds of cultural landscapes; Creation of a data base on sacred culture; Creation of a data base on all villages located in the Kenozero National Park.
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   n.a.
  Biodiversity   Biodiversity, birds, fishes, forest systems, freshwater/inland water, mammals, monitoring/methodologies, pests/diseases, plants, species inventorying/inventory.
  Socio-economic   Anthropological studies/Anthropology, cultural aspects.
  Integrated monitoring   Landscape inventorying/monitoring.

Last updated: 01/03/2007

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