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Metadatabase view - dataset: French rivers - fish database

General information

dataset entry ID:
BF_W_90-R-4
name of the dataset:
full name of the dataset:
French rivers - fish 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:
Terrestrial Hydrosphere
ISO topic category according to ISO 19115:
Biota, Environment, Inland Waters
INSPIRE keywords according to GEMET:
own science keywords:
Fish, 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:
Olivier
 
Delaigue
email:
olivier.delaigue@cemagref.fr
technical contact person:

Olivier
 
Delaigue
olivier.delaigue@cemagref.fr
scientific contact person:

first, last name:
Didier
 
Pont
email:
didier.pont@cemagref.fr
comments:
[Metadata were harvested from the WISER metadatabase (http://www.wiser.eu/results/meta-database/details.php?id1=75&id2=22) by the BioFresh team.]

Intellectual property rights and citation

dataset creator (data compiler):
contact name:
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:

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):
oe, 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 [°]:
51.204586
northernmost latitude [°]:
42.295064
westernmost longitude [°]:
-4.989746
easternmost longitude [°]:
8.364789
        
minimum altitude:
-4
 
metres
maximum altitude:
4810
 
metres
countries:
Europe: France
European ecoregions according to Illies (WFD):
Pyrenees (ER2), Italy, Corsica and Malta (ER3), Alps (ER4), Western Highlands (ER8), Central Highlands (ER9), Western Plains (ER13)
ecosystem type:
rivers
covered timeframe:
year from
1978
 
year to:
2007

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
alphanumerical
example:
0102###1 or 01020112
number of sites:
>1000
exact number of sites:
1952

Climate and environmental data

climate related data:
environmental data:
physico-chemical data:
ortho P, nitrate, water temperature, conductivity
stressors influencing the sites:
available stressor types:
stressorrestored sites availabledata before/after restoration availablestressor gradient availablecomments
eutrophication
yes
yes
 
algal production, oxygen concentration, nutrients synthesis done by data owners
hydromorphological degradation
yes
yes
 
impoundment, channelisation, cross section alteration, water abstraction, flow r
acidification
yes
yes
 
pH...synthesis done by data owners
organic pollution
yes
yes
 
organic matter (water sediment) synthesis done by data owners
toxic stress
yes
yes
 
based on toxic concentration but mainly to risk exposure synthesis done by data
general degradation
yes
yes
 
previous parameters

Biological data

biological data origin:
organism group addressed:
fish

Sample specifications/sample resolution

fish

sample information:
covered timeframe:

year from - to:
1978 - 2007
season:
spring, summer, autumn
temporal resolution/frequency of sampling:
per week
comments:
fishing period mainly in autumn
taxonomic resolution:
species
percentage of species level data:
100
taxonomic coding:
Shortcode FR
sample specifications:
quantitative (abundance data), semi-quantitative
electro fishing
composite samples

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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