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Metadatabase view - dataset: REBECCA macrophytes

General information

dataset entry ID:
BF_W_20-L-NCA
name of the dataset:
full name of the dataset:
REBECCA macrophytes
type of dataset (more information):
species (taxonomic group) per site database including environmental information
data type:
point data/observation data
short description of the dataset/summary:
Database of macrophyte occurrence and physico-chemical parameters, compiled from multiple sources, as part of REBECCA project.
keywords according to GCMD:
topic:
Biosphere, Biological Classification, Terrestrial Hydrosphere
ISO topic category according to ISO 19115:
Biota, Environment, Inland Waters
INSPIRE keywords according to GEMET:
own science keywords:
Macrophytes, REBECCA

Technical and administrative specifications

data format:
Access
operating system:
Win XP
English
current access level:
internal
currently available through GBIF:
no
exchange planned:
no
Do you plan to publish the data on the Freshwater Biodiversity Data Portal:
update level:
completed
contact details:
metadata contact person:
first, last name:
Bernard
 
Dudley
email:
bedu@ceh.ac.uk
institution:
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
address:
Bush Estate
postal code, city:
EH26 0QB
 
Penicuik
Midlothian
country
Scotland
http://www.ceh.ac.uk/
technical contact person:
Bernard
 
Dudley
bedu@ceh.ac.uk
scientific contact person:
first, last name:
Bernard
 
Dudley
email:
bedu@ceh.ac.uk
comments:
Much of the data in this database was sourced from the CB GIG intercalibration exercise in a pre-processed form, without documentation of sampling methods.
[Metadata were harvested from the WISER metadatabase (http://www.wiser.eu/results/meta-database/details.php?id1=20&id2=85) by the BioFresh team.]

Intellectual property rights and citation

dataset creator (data compiler):
data contributors to/owners of this dataset:
single
criteria for using this dataset:
other/additional criteria (please specify)
other/additional criteria:
There are multiple owners of data within this dataset. Unfortunately, it has not been possible to contact all of them. We have decided that it is valid to explore the data, but if any of the data are to be used in publications outside of WISER reports, then consent from the original owner must be sought. If this is not possible, then the data should not be used.
citation of this dataset:
title and journal (name, number, pages):
http://www.wiser.eu - Water Bodies in Europe: Integrative Systems to assess Ecological status and Recovery (Version **).
year:
year of access
version (if applicable):
version number from website
citation of the metadata:

dataset related references:
reference 1:
author(s):
Schmidt-Kloiber, A., S. J. Moe, B. Dudley, J. Strackbein & R. Vogl
title:
The WISER metadatabase: the key to more than 100 ecological datasets from European rivers, lakes and coastal waters. Hydrobiologia.
year:
2012
doi:
10.1007/s10750-012-1295-6
reference 2:
author(s):
Moe, S. J., A. Schmidt-Kloiber, B. J. Dudley & D. Hering
title:
The WISER way of organising ecological data from European rivers, lakes, transitional and coastal waters. Hydrobiologia.
year:
2012
doi:
10.1007/s10750-012-1337-0

General data specifications

regional coverage of the dataset:
spatial extent of the dataset:
continental
continents:
Europe
spatial extent (bounding coordinates):
southernmost latitude [°]:
43.410365
northernmost latitude [°]:
71.237942
westernmost longitude [°]:
-12.284668
easternmost longitude [°]:
32.152344
        
countries:
Europe: Belgium, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sweden, United Kingdom
ecosystem type:
lakes/ponds
year from

Site specifications

coordinate system/grid data:
latitude/longitude
projected
comments:
varies, some with latitude/longitude, some with local systems, some with none
 
number of sites:
100 - 1000
exact number of sites:
563

Climate and environmental data

Biological data

biological data origin:
from sampling
specify project:
REBECCA
specify method:
organism group addressed:
macroalgae, macrophytes

Sample specifications/sample resolution

macroalgae

sample information:
taxonomic resolution:
species
percentage of species level data:
90
taxonomic coding:
sample specifications:
quantitative, semi-quant, qualitative
specification of method(s) used for sampling and sorting:
various, depending on data source

macrophytes

sample information:
taxonomic resolution:
species
percentage of species level data:
90
taxonomic coding:
sample specifications:
quantitative, semi-quant, qualitative
specification of method(s) used for sampling and sorting:
various, depending on data source

Other specifications

quality control procedures:
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