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      Biosphere Reserve Information
     

United States of America

VIRGIN ISLANDS

 
 
  Brief description   Long-term assessment of marine and terrestrial ecosystems
Watershed management
Long-term monitoring programs for coral reefs and fisheries
Determination of the impact of terrigenous runoff on coastal ecosystems
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Siltation/sedimentation.
  Biodiversity   Coastal/marine, coral reefs, ecosystem assessment, methodologies.
  Socio-economic   Fishery/Fisheries, monitoring methodologies.
  Integrated monitoring   Impact and risk studies/Environmental impact, management issues, watershed studies/monitoring.


Last updated: 8/17/2000

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