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Metadatabase view - dataset: REBECCA Lakes Phytoplankton

General information

dataset entry ID:
BF_W_64-L-6
name of the dataset:
full name of the dataset:
REBECCA Lakes Phytoplankton
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:
Terrestrial Hydrosphere
ISO topic category according to ISO 19115:
Biota, Inland Waters
INSPIRE keywords according to GEMET:
own science keywords:
Phytoplankton, lakes, EU, REBECCA

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:
completed
others/details:
completed reg. NO, FI,SE; not completet for rest of Europe
contact details:
metadata contact person:
first, last name:
Birger
 
Skjelbred
email:
birger.skjelbred@niva.no
institution:
Norsk institutt for vannsforskning (NIVA)
address:
Gaustadalléen 21
postal code, city:
0349
 
Oslo
country
Norway
http://www.niva.no
technical contact person:
Birger
 
Skjelbred
birger.skjelbred@niva.no
scientific contact person:
first, last name:
Anne Lyche
 
Solheim
email:
als@niva.no
comments:
[Metadata were harvested from the WISER metadatabase (http://www.wiser.eu/results/meta-database/details.php?id1=51&id2=59) 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:
The database contains data from several data providers, who have set different criteria for use of the data. An overview of the criteria is available from the database's contact person.
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 **).

Moe et al. Aq Ecol 2008; Ptacnik et al. Aq Ecol 2008.
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
countries:
Europe: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
European ecoregions according to Illies (WFD):
Iberic-Macaronesian Region (ER1), Italy, Corsica and Malta (ER3), Alps (ER4), Central Highlands (ER9), The Carpathians (ER10), Pontic Province (ER12), Western Plains (ER13), Central Plains (ER14), Baltic Province (ER15), Eastern Plains (ER16), Ireland and Northern Ireland (ER17), Great Britain (ER18), Borealic Uplands (ER20), Fenno-Scandian Shield (ER22)
ecosystem type:
lakes/ponds
covered timeframe:
year from
1988
 
year to:
2003

Site specifications

coordinate system/grid data:
datum (e.g. WGS84):
WGS84
ecosystem type classification:
lakes (classification mainly according to WFD):
altitude typology:
 high: > 800 m, mid-altitude: 200 - 800 m, lowland: < 200 m
depth typology based on mean depth:
 < 3 m, 3 - 15 m, > 15 m
size typology based on surfcae area:
 0.5 to 1 km², 1 to 10 km², 10 to 100 km², > 100 km²
geology:
 calcareous, siliceous, organic
site coding available:
yes
numerical
example:
running number
number of sites:
>1000
exact number of sites:
1573
comments:
Smallest surface area: 0 - 1 km2
Calcareous: Ca > 20 mg/L

Climate and environmental data

physico-chemical data:
total P, ortho P, total dissolved P, nitrate, nitrite, total N, ammonium, hardness, alkalinity, water temperature, pH, conductivity, chlorophyll, colour

Biological data

biological data origin:
specify project:
general compilation
specify method:
various monitoring Programs (Moe et al)
organism group addressed:
phytoplankton

Sample specifications/sample resolution

phytoplankton

sample information:
covered timeframe:

year from - to:
1988 - 2003
season:
spring, summer, autumn
taxonomic resolution:
genus, species
percentage of species level data:
99
taxonomic coding:
coding system:
REBECCA
sample specifications:
quantitative
other important sample related informations:
Only 1 % of the samples covered only higher level of taxonomy. No data available on station/habitat.

Other specifications

availability of photos:
no
availability of maps:
no
quality control procedures:
comments:
Maps of species richness in Scandinavia available
Norway: Maps of TOC and other environmental parameters given by Tom Andersen/S�ren Larsen

On different Scales: Grids of
- lake density, precipitation, air temperature (Global)
- regional grids of Alkalinity, TP, Humic Content (Scandinavia)
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