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      Biosphere Reserve Information

Russian Federation


  Brief description   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.
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Abiotic factors, hydrology, monitoring/methodologies.
  Biodiversity   Forest systems, freshwater/inland water, indicators, monitoring/methodologies, pests/diseases.
  Socio-economic   Archaeology/Paleontology, monitoring methodologies.
  Integrated monitoring   n.a.

Last updated: 01/03/2007

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