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Metadatabase view - dataset: European riparian ground beetles

General information

dataset entry ID:
BF_CF10
name of the dataset:
full name of the dataset:
European riparian ground beetles
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:
The database is based on a literature review concerning Central European ground beetles and was part of workpackage 6 in the EU funded project BioFresh (www.freshwaterbiodiversity.eu). The data were collected from relevant literature (including local journals and grey literature) as well as from unpublished collections and private databases.
science keywords according to GCMD:
topic:
Biosphere
keywords:
ground beetles, floodplains, riparian areas, hydromorphological degradation, literature review
ISO topic category according to ISO 19115:
Biota, Inland Waters

Technical and administrative specifications

data format:
Excel
operating system:
all Windows systems
English
current access level:
web (public)
currently available through GBIF:
yes
exchange planned:
no
data in data repository:
yes
specify repository:
BioFresh
Do you plan to publish the data on the Freshwater Biodiversity Data Portal:
already published through BioFresh
media for data delivery:
BioFresh IPT (IPT)
http://data.freshwaterbiodiversity.eu/ipt/
update level:
completed
type:
internal description
language:
English
contact details:
metadata contact person:

first, last name:
Kathrin
 
Januschke
phone:
+49 (0)201 183 3113
email:
kathrin.januschke@uni-due.de
institution:
Department of Aquatic Ecology, University of Duisburg-Essen
postal code, city:
45141
 
Essen
North Rhine-Westphalia
country
Germany
technical contact person:

Kathrin
 
Januschke
+49 (0)201 183 3113
kathrin.januschke@uni-due.de
scientific contact person:

first, last name:
Kathrin
 
Januschke
phone:
+49 (0)201 183 3113
email:
kathrin.januschke@uni-due.de

Intellectual property rights and citation

BioFresh
dataset creator (data compiler):
contact name:
Dr. Kathrin Januschke
contact email:
kathrin.januschke@uni-due.de
contact institution:
Department of Aquatic Ecology
data contributors to/owners of this dataset:
multiple
number:
4
data contributor/owner 1
contact name:
Diplom-Biol. Michael-Andreas Fritze
contact email:
fritze@callistus.de
contact institute:
Callistus - Gemeinschaft für Zoologische & Ökologische Untersuchungen
criteria for using this part of the dataset:
Other/Additional criteria

other/additional criteria:
Data provider must be offered co-authorship for publications using this dataset. Data must be publicly acknowledged and cited correctly.
data contributor/owner 2
contact name:
Mag. Wolfgang Paill
contact email:
wolfgang.paill@museum-joanneum.at
contact institute:
Department Biosciences, Centre of Natural History
criteria for using this part of the dataset:
Other/Additional criteria

other/additional criteria:
Data provider must be offered co-authorship for publications using this dataset. Data must be publicly acknowledged and cited correctly.
data contributor/owner 3
contact name:
Mag. Tanja Holler
contact email:
tanja.holler@museum-joanneum.at
contact institute:
Department Biosciences, Centre of Natural History
criteria for using this part of the dataset:
Other/Additional criteria

other/additional criteria:
Data provider must be offered co-authorship for publications using this dataset. Data must be publicly acknowledged and cited correctly.
data contributor/owner 4
contact name:
Mag. Laura Pabst
contact email:
pabst.laura@gmail.com
contact institute:

criteria for using this part of the dataset:
Other/Additional criteria

other/additional criteria:
Data provider must be offered co-authorship for publications using this dataset. Data must be publicly acknowledged and cited correctly.
citation of this dataset:
author(s):
BioFresh (publisher), Kathrin Januschke (provider)
title:
European riparian ground beetles. Published on http://data.freshwaterbiodiversity.eu, accessed on [date].
year:
2015
doi (if applicable):
https://doi.org/10.13148/bfcf10
citation of the metadata:
author(s):
Januschke K., Fritze M.-A., Holler T., Pabst L. & Paill W.
title and journal (name, number, pages):
Dataset of European riparian ground beetles. Freshwater Metadata Journal 13: 1-6
year:
2016
doi (if applicable):
https://doi.org/10.15504/fmj.2016.13

General data specifications

regional coverage of the dataset:
scale of the dataset:
continental
continents:
Europe
southernmost latitude [°]:
43.49
northernmost latitude [°]:
53.08
westernmost longitude [°]:
1.4
easternmost longitude [°]:
16.725
        
minimum altitude:
0
 
metres
maximum altitude:
2140
 
metres
Europe: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland
 
Europe:
Central & Western Europe
Alps (ER4), Western Highlands (ER8), Hungarian Lowlands (ER11), Western Plains (ER13), Central Plains (ER14)
ecosystem type:
rivers, wetlands
1972
 
year to:
2012

Site specifications

coordinate system/grid data:
latitude/longitude, format: DD
datum (e.g. WGS84):
WGS84
grid data available:
no
rivers (classification according to WFD):
altitude typology:
 high: >800 m, mid-altitude: 200 to 800 m, lowland: <200 m
 exact altitudinal data available: yes
wetlands (classification according to GLWD):
wetland type:
 freshwater marsh, floodplain, swamp forest, flooded forest
site coding available:
yes
alphanumerical
number of digits:
8
example:
ATCAR119
number of sites:
100 - 1000
214

Climate and environmental data

climate related data:
no data available
environmental data:
no parameter data per catchment available
available parameters per site:
information on riparian vegetation (incl. information on modification)
data source:
total vegetation coverage; only for some samples
available parameters per site:
substrate composition
data source:
presence-absence data and percentages depending on methods of studies
comments:
Due to the fact that data was achieved from literature, methods and data depth varied between studies.
physico-chemistry data:
no data available
reference sites available:
no
available stressor types:
stressorrestored sites availabledata before/after restoration availablestressor gradient availablecomments
hydromorphological degradation
yes
no
yes
for some sites available
hydrologic stress (e.g. impoundment, flow velocity reduction, hydropeaking, water abstraction, flow velocity increase)
no
no
no
for some sites available

Biological data

biological data origin:
general compilation; specify method:
literature review of several sampling projects
organism group addressed:
terrestrial invertebrates (Carabidae)

Sample specifications/sample resolution

terrestrial invertebrates

sample information:
covered timeframe:

year from - to:
1972 - 2012
historical data:
no
season:
spring, summer, autumn
temporal resolution/frequency of sampling:
differs between projects
time series data:
yes
comments:
Nine sites with time series data available.
taxonomic resolution:
species
percentage of species level data:
100
comments:
Carabid species
taxonomic coding:
taxalist according to:
Fauna Europaea
Audisio et al. 2015. Fauna Europaea: Coleoptera 2 (excl. series Elateriformia, Scarabaeiformia, Staphyliniformia and superfamily Curculionoidea). Biodiversity Data Journal 3: e4750. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.3.e4750
species name, author, year
Bembidion prasinum (Duftschmid, 1812)
sample specifications:
quantitative (abundance data), semi-quantitative, presence/absence
no
352
Information in most cases not available.
Differs between datasets: pitfall traps and/or hand samplings. Information in most cases not available.
Riparian and/or floodplain areas.

Other specifications

GIS layers, shapes related to the dataset:
no data available
no
no
quality control procedures:
Were any quality control procedures applied to your dataset?
no
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