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Metadatabase view - dataset: Upper Rhine - Landscape

General information

dataset entry ID:
UFO_13
name of the dataset:
full name of the dataset:
Upper Rhine - Landscape
type of dataset (more information):
environmental characteristics database
specify:
landscape units
data type:
vector data (shape files)
keywords according to GCMD:
topic:
Land Surface
ISO topic category according to ISO 19115:
Imagery/Base Maps/Earth Cover
INSPIRE keywords according to GEMET:

Technical and administrative specifications

data format:
others/specify
others/details:
esri - shape
operating system:
all Windows systems
German
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:
others/specify
others/details:
in process
type:
internal description
language:
German
contact details:
metadata contact person:
first, last name:
Gloria M.
 
Ledesma-Krist
phone:
+49 7222 3807-22
email:
gloria.ledesma-krist@kit.edu
institution:
WWF Institute for Floodplain ecology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
address:
Josefstr. 1
postal code, city:
76437
 
Rastatt
Baden-Wuerttemberg
country:
Germany
www.ifgg.kit.edu/aueninstitut/intro.php‎
technical contact person:
scientific contact person:

Intellectual property rights and citation

dataset creator (data compiler):
contact name:
WWF Institute for Floodplain Ecology
data contributors to/owners of this dataset:
single
criteria for using this dataset:
other/additional criteria (please specify)
other/additional criteria:
Data cannot be used in publication.
citation of this dataset:
year:
2014
citation of the metadata:

General data specifications

regional coverage of the dataset:
spatial extent of the dataset:
regional
continents:
Europe
spatial extent (bounding coordinates):
southernmost latitude [°]:
48
northernmost latitude [°]:
48
westernmost longitude [°]:
7
easternmost longitude [°]:
8
        
countries:
Europe: Germany
freshwater ecoregions of the world (FEOW) according to WWF:
 
Europe:
Central & Western Europe
European ecoregions according to Illies (WFD):
Central Highlands (ER9)
ecosystem type:
rivers, wetlands
covered timeframe:
year from
1838
 
year to:
1989
comments:
Rhine-Km 318 up to Rhine-Km 344,5

Site specifications

coordinate system/grid data:
projected, others others: DHDN_3_Degree_Gauss_Zone_3
datum (e.g. WGS84):
D_Deutsches_Hauptdreiecksnetz
grid data available:
no
site coding available:
no
numerical
number of sites:
<100
exact number of sites:
1
comments:
Floodplain type according to Koenzen (2005): nival, gefaellereiche Stromaue (>0,5-1,0 pro mille), Schotter.

Climate and environmental data

climate related data:
no climate data available
environmental data:
no environmental data per catchment available
no environmental data per site avaiable
physico-chemical data:
no physico-chemical data available
stressors influencing the sites:
reference sites available:
no
stressorrestored sites availabledata before/after restoration availablestressor gradient availablecomments
hydromorphological degradation
yes
 
yes
 
hydrologic stress (e.g. impoundment, flow velocity reduction, hydropeaking, water abstraction, flow velocity increase, etc.)
yes
 
yes
 
comments:
Chronological comparison. Reference is situation in 1838.

Other specifications

GIS layers, shape files related to the dataset:
land use
availability of maps:
yes
quality control procedures:
Were any quality control procedures applied to your dataset?
no
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