|Biosphere Reserve Information|
The zonation was defined using the following criteria:
- Existence of zones with strict protection in the Valdaiskiy National park;
- Presence of valuable ecosystems that require special protection measures;
- Possibilities to introduce mechanisms for a sustainable use of natural resources and protection of the traditional economical lifestyle of local people.
The core area and buffer zones are located in the Valdaiskiy National Park.
Hydro-chemical monitoring of the main water sources and surrounding terrain; Forest-pathological observations; Bio-indicators; Monitoring of archaeological monuments.
|Abiotic||Abiotic factors, hydrology, monitoring/methodologies.|
|Biodiversity||Forest systems, freshwater/inland water, indicators, monitoring/methodologies, pests/diseases.|
|Socio-economic||Archaeology/Paleontology, monitoring methodologies.|
|Last updated: 3/1/2007|