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      Biosphere Reserve Information

Russian Federation


  Brief description   This zonation is optimal for the fulfilment of the three main functions of the Biosphere Reserve.
Hydrometeorological, hydrochemical, ecological, and agrometeorological monitoring; Groundwater regime observation; Long-term monitoring of seasonal changes and features of natural ecosystems, and the number of mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians; Vascular plant biology; Survey of objects of commercial fishing of the Lake Khanka Basin; Survey of species composition, number dynamics, and biological attributes of fish; Herpetological survey; Monitoring of soft-shell turtle population; Ornithological survey; Records of migrating waterfowl and nesting places of colonial and near-water birds; Records of wintering birds and birds of prey; Environmental monitoring and survey of natural resources of Lake Khanka; Hydrobiological monitoring; Tularemia centres investigation; Survey of Oxytropis chankaensis population; Observation of ungulates and carnivores.
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Abiotic factors, groundwater, hydrology, meteorology, monitoring/methodologies.
  Biodiversity   Amphibians, biology, birds, ecology, ecosystem assessment, ecosystem functioning/ecosystem structure, fauna, fishes, freshwater/inland water, mammals, migrating populations/migration, monitoring/methodologies, natural resources, plants, population genetics/population dynamics, reptiles, species inventorying/inventory, wildlife.
  Socio-economic   Fishery/Fisheries.
  Integrated monitoring   Environmental change, integrated studies/interdisciplinaty, monitoring/methodologies.

Last updated: 13/12/2007

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