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Metadatabase view - dataset: French rivers - macrophyte database

General information

dataset entry ID:
BF_W_213-R-FR-MP
name of the dataset:
full name of the dataset:
French rivers - macrophyte database
type of dataset (more information):
species (taxonomic group) per site database including environmental information
data type:
point data/observation data
keywords according to GCMD:
topic:
Biosphere, Terrestrial Hydrosphere
ISO topic category according to ISO 19115:
Biota, Environment, Inland Waters
INSPIRE keywords according to GEMET:
own science keywords:
Macrophytes, rivers

Technical and administrative specifications

data format:
Access
operating system:
Win XP
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:
continuously updated
others/details:
partial descriptions available in different documents
contact details:
metadata contact person:
first, last name:
Fany
 
Roussel
technical contact person:
Fany
 
Roussel
fany.roussel@cemagref.fr
scientific contact person:
first, last name:
Christian
 
Chauvin
email:
christian.chauvin@cemagref.fr
comments:
[Metadata were harvested from the WISER metadatabase (http://www.wiser.eu/results/meta-database/details.php?id1=122&id2=146) by the BioFresh team.]

Intellectual property rights and citation

dataset creator (data compiler):
contact name:
French Institut ONEMA
data contributors to/owners of this dataset:
single
criteria for using this dataset:
other/additional criteria (please specify)
other/additional criteria:
contact data provider for specifications
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:
national
continents:
Europe
spatial extent (bounding coordinates):
southernmost latitude [°]:
42.233937
northernmost latitude [°]:
51.125485
westernmost longitude [°]:
-4.923828
easternmost longitude [°]:
8.246094
        
minimum altitude:
-4
 
metres
maximum altitude:
4810
 
metres
countries:
Europe: France
European ecoregions according to Illies (WFD):
Alps (ER4), Western Highlands (ER8), Central Highlands (ER9), Western Plains (ER13)
ecosystem type:
rivers
year from

Site specifications

coordinate system/grid data:
datum (e.g. WGS84):
WGS84
ecosystem type classification:
rivers (classification according to WFD):
altitude typology:
 high: > 800 m, mid-altitude: 200 - 800 m, lowland: < 200 m
size typology based on catchment area:
 small: < 100 km², medium: 100 - 1000 km², large: 1000 - 10000 km², very large: 10000 - 100000 km²
geology:
 calcareous, siliceous
site coding available:
yes
alphanumerical
example:
FR01020112
number of sites:
100 - 1000
exact number of sites:
325

Climate and environmental data

physico-chemical data:
total P, ortho P, nitrate, nitrite, ammonium, alkalinity, water temperature, pH, conductivity

Biological data

biological data origin:
specify project:
specify method:
organism group addressed:
macroalgae, macrophytes, angiosperms

Sample specifications/sample resolution

macroalgae

sample information:
taxonomic resolution:
species
percentage of species level data:
100
taxonomic coding:
taxalist according to:
IC-GIG taxa list (Christian Chauvin)
sample specifications:
quantitative, semi-quant

macrophytes

sample information:
taxonomic resolution:
species
percentage of species level data:
100
taxonomic coding:
taxalist according to:
IC-GIG taxa list (Christian Chauvin)
sample specifications:
quantitative, semi-quant

angiosperms

sample information:
taxonomic resolution:
species
percentage of species level data:
100
taxonomic coding:
taxalist according to:
IC-GIG taxa list (Christian Chauvin)
sample specifications:
quantitative, semi-quant

Other specifications

GIS layers, shape files related to the dataset:
others/details:
landuse
river networks
geology
air temperature...
availability of photos:
no
availability of maps:
no
quality control procedures:
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