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      Biosphere Reserve Information
     

Russian Federation

GREAT VOLZHSKO-KAMSKY

 
 
  Brief description   Scientific researches and ecological monitoring conducted on the territory of all clusters of Biosphere Reserve for many years (more than 50). Research is made in collaboration with scientists from Kazan state university, Academy of science of Tatarstan Republic, foreign colleagues.
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Abiotic factors, air quality, erosion, geomorphology, groundwater, hydrology, meteorology, pollution, pollutants, siltation/sedimentation, soil, toxicology/toxic substances.
  Biodiversity   Algae, alien/invasive/exotic/introduced species, amphibians, autoecology/synecology, benthos, biodiversity, biology, birds, boreal forest, community studies/communities, conservation, ecology, ecosystem assessment, ecosystem functioning/ecosystem structure, ethology, fauna, fishes, flora, forest systems, freshwater/inland water, fungi, home gardens, invertebrates/insects/spiders, island systems/islands, lichens, mammals, migrating populations/migration, phenology, plankton, plants, productivity, rare/endangered/threatened species, reintroduction, reptiles, restoration/rehabilitation/redevelopment, species inventorying/inventory, temperate forest, temperate grassland, vegetation studies/plant cover, wetlands, wildlife.
  Socio-economic   Archaeology/Paleontology, cultural aspects, demography, economically important species, energy production systems/alternative energy, fishery/fisheries, forestry, hunting, indicators of sustainability, people-nature relations/man/nature, recreation, tourism.
  Integrated monitoring   Biogeochemistry, ecosystem approach, education and public awareness, environmental change, environmental quality, infrastructure, integrated studies/interdisciplinaty, land use/land cover, landscape inventorying/monitoring, management issues, planning and zoning measures/zonation, remote sensing, sustainable development/sustainable use, watershed studies/monitoring.


Last updated: 6/30/2010

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