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Metadatabase view - dataset: Macroinvertebrate Data BOKU

General information

dataset entry ID:
BF37
name of the dataset:
full name of the dataset:
Macroinvertebrate Data BOKU
dataset short name:
MiD-BOKU
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:
point data of EPT species throughout Austria including environmental information & geographical coordinates; source: diploma thesis data from the database of the working group "Benthic Ecology & Ecological Status Assessment", University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna; the dataset contains 1210 points of occurrence
keywords according to GCMD:
topic:
Biosphere, Biological Classification
ISO topic category according to ISO 19115:
Biota, Environment, Inland Waters
INSPIRE keywords according to GEMET:
own science keywords:
benthic macroinvertebrates, EPT, rivers, Austria

Technical and administrative specifications

data format:
special software versions
others/details:
Ecoprof
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:
continuously updated
type:
manual, internal description
language:
German
contact details:
metadata contact person:
first, last name:
Astrid
 
Schmidt-Kloiber
phone:
+43 1 47654 5225
email:
astrid.schmidt-kloiber@boku.ac.at
institution:
BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences
address:
Max Emanuel-Strasse 17
postal code, city:
1180
 
Vienna
country:
AT
http://www.wau.boku.ac.at/ihg.html
technical contact person:
Robert
 
Vogl
+43 1 8045934
irv@irv-software.at
scientific contact person:
first, last name:
Wolfram
 
Graf
phone:
+43 1 47654 5221
email:
wolfram.graf@boku.ac.at

Intellectual property rights and citation

BioFresh
dataset creator (data compiler):
contact name:
Astrid Schmidt-Kloiner
contact email:
astrid.schmidt-kloiber@boku.ac.at
data contributors to/owners of this dataset:
single
criteria for using this dataset:
other/additional criteria (please specify)
other/additional criteria:
Data provider must be informed of publication 45 days in advance and can object to the use of the dataset within 30 days. Data must be publicly acknowledged and cited correctly.
citation of this dataset:
author(s):
BioFresh (data publisher), Working Group Benthic Ecology & Ecological Quality Assessment, IHG-BOKU Vienna (publisher)
title and journal (name, number, pages):
Macroinvertebrate Data BOKU. Published on http://data.freshwaterbiodiversity.eu, accessed on [date].
year:
2013
doi (if applicable):
https://doi.org/10.13148/bf37
citation of the metadata:
comments:
Data from several diploma/phD thesis; for exact citation please contact: astrid.schmidt-kloiber@boku.ac.at

General data specifications

regional coverage of the dataset:
spatial extent of the dataset:
national
continents:
Europe
spatial extent (bounding coordinates):
southernmost latitude [°]:
46.26
northernmost latitude [°]:
49.12
westernmost longitude [°]:
9.2
easternmost longitude [°]:
17.34
        
countries:
Europe: Austria
European ecoregions according to Illies (WFD):
Alps (ER4), Central Highlands (ER9), Hungarian Lowlands (ER11)
ecosystem type:
rivers
covered timeframe:
year from
1991
 
year to:
2009

Site specifications

coordinate system/grid data:
ecosystem type classification:
rivers (classification according to WFD):
altitude typology:
 high: > 800 m, mid-altitude: 200 - 800 m, lowland: < 200 m
 exact altitudinal data available: yes
size typology based on catchment area:
 small: < 100 km², medium: 100 - 1000 km², large: 1000 - 10000 km²
 exact catchment size data available: no
geology:
 calcareous, siliceous, organic
 exact geological data available: no
 

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
comments:
some parameter available, but not for all datasets
comments:
some parameter available, but not for all datasets

Biological data

biological data origin:
from sampling
specify project:
diploma thesis from working group
specify method:
organism group addressed:
macro-invertebrates (Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, Trichoptera)

Sample specifications/sample resolution

macro-invertebrates

sample information:
covered timeframe:

year from - to:
1991 - 2009
historical data:
no
palaeo data:
no
season:
spring, summer, autumn, winter
time series data:
no
taxonomic resolution:
species
percentage of species level data:
100
taxonomic coding:
taxalist according to:
Fauna Aquatica Austriaca (Moog [Ed.] 1995, 2002)
sample specifications:
presence/absence
replicate samples:
no
specification of method(s) used for sampling and sorting:
Sampling: Multi Habitat Sampling (MHS; Moog 2004); Airlift (Pehofer 1998), Surber Sampler, qualitative samples Sample processing (sorting) according to Aqem Manual, 2002; Ofenböck et al. 2010
sample type (e.g. habitat specific samples, composite samples etc.):
Multi Habitat Sampling, partly habitat specific samples (e.g. microhabitat: mesolithal)
specific sample location (e.g. littoral, profundal, transect, shoreline, hyporheic zone, etc.):
various (e.g. transect, microhabitat)
other important sample related informations:
Most of the species were recorded in quantitative or qualitative manner, but only presence/absence data were submitted to BioFresh.

Other specifications

GIS layers, shape files related to the dataset:
no data available
availability of photos:
yes
quality control procedures:
Were any quality control procedures applied to your dataset?
yes
quality control protocols and comments:
quality control of species by taxonomic experts; Ephemeroptera: Patrick Leitner; Plecoptera/Trichoptera: Wolfram Graf
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