The SAS proposals for participation in FP6 projects
are listed in blocks according to the FP6 priority theme structure

FP6 priority
1.1.6   Sustainable Development, Global Change and Ecosystems
Title of the proposal

Fauna and its changes in the Borska nizina lowland as a part of faunistic studies in the Pannonian biogeographical region

Slovak Academy of Sciences, Institute of Landscape Ecology ,
Stefanikova 3, P.O.Box 254, 81499 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Henrik KALIVODA, Mgr., PhD.
+421 2 52494555

Research subject for a potential FP6 project

The Borska nizina lowland is one of the most important areas of Slovakia from the zoological point of view (largest sandy dunes in Slovakia and 2 wettland areas protected as Ramsar localities). Faunistical and ecological research of selected animal groups (vertebrates and inverterbrates) would result in wide ecological expertise, which will be a part of the Pannonian ecosystem studies. The aim of this project will be a detailed research of selected animal species with following evaluation of their ecological claims. The results of this project will be published in the monograph.

Recent international cooperation of the research team

DISTELVEREIN, Deutsch Wagram, Austria
Naturhistorisches Musem, Wien, Austria

Proposerīs relevant publications related to the research subject

Kalivoda, H., Grendar, M., 2001: Influence of anthropological factors on diverzity of grassland butterfly communities in the Morava river floodplain. Ekologia (Bratislava), 20, p. 217-225.
Kalivodova, E., Kalivoda, H., Kubicek, F., Bedrna, Z., Gavlas, V., Kollar, J., 2001: Sandy dunes of Zahorie (in Slovak). SEKOS pri SAV, UKE SAV, 22 pp.
Volk, F., Kalivodova, E., Kalivoda, H., Kurthy, A., Glitzner, I., Woss, M., 2000: Wildtier-Korridor Alpen-Karpaten Slowakisches Teilbereich: Staatsgrenze Osterreich bis Ostlich der Autobahn E 65. Wien - Bratislava: Institut fur Wildbiologie und Jagwirtschaft der Universitat fur Bodenkultur, Bratislava: Institut fur Landschaftsokolgie der SAW, Malacky: Landschaftsschutzgebiet Zahorie, 48 pp.
Zuna-Kratky, T., Kalivodova, E., Kurthy, A., Horal, D., Horak, P., 2000: Die Vogel der March-Thaya-Auen im osterreichisch-slowakisch-tschechischen Grenzraum. Distelverein, Deutsch-Wagram, 285 pp.