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Metadatabase view - dataset: Regge & Dinkel catchment (The Netherlands)

General information

dataset entry ID:
MARS_17
name of the dataset:
full name of the dataset:
Regge & Dinkel catchment (The Netherlands)
type of dataset (more information):
species (taxonomic group) per site database including environmental information
data type:
point data/observation data, vector data (shape files), descriptive data
short description of the dataset/summary:
This data set contains an overview of biological and environmental data from the Regge and Dinkel catchment, the Netherlands. The main factors that impact this catchment are hydrological alteration, groundwater abstraction and drainage, point source and diffuse nutrient loading.
The data has been collected between 2000 and 2012 by the waterboard Vechtstromen and contains macroinvertebrate, macrophyte, fish, and physico-chemical parameters. The dataset is available upon request from the waterboard Vechtstromen.
science keywords according to GCMD:
topic:
Biosphere, Biological Classification, Terrestrial Hydrosphere
keywords:
macroinvertebrates, macrophytes, fish, physico-chemical parameters, streams, rivers, freshwater
ISO topic category according to ISO 19115:
Biota, Environment, Inland Waters

Technical and administrative specifications

data format:
csv
operating system:
all Windows systems
others/specify
specify:
Dutch
current access level:
restricted access
currently available through GBIF:
no
exchange planned:
no
data in data repository:
no
Do you plan to publish the data on the Freshwater Biodiversity Data Portal:
no
comments:
The data is public, but should be requested at the waterboard Vechtstromen, see https://www.vechtstromen.nl/algemeen (in Dutch).


update level:
update planned
others/details:
See river basin management plan: http://www.vechtstromen.nl/waterbeheerplan/uitvoering/gebruiken-we-onze/meten-monitoren/ (in Dutch)
type:
internal description
language:
others/specify
specify:
Dutch
contact details:
metadata contact person:

first, last name:
Lilith
 
Kramer
phone:
+31883357367
email:
Lilith.Kramer@deltares.nl
institution:
Deltares
address:
Boussinesqweg 1
postal code, city:
2629 HV
 
Delft
Zuid-Holland
country
The Netherlands
http://www.deltares.nl/
technical contact person:

Lilith
 
Kramer
+31883357367
Lilith.Kramer@deltares.nl
scientific contact person:

first, last name:
Lilith
 
Kramer
phone:
+31883357367
email:
Lilith.Kramer@deltares.nl

Intellectual property rights and citation

dataset creator (data compiler):
contact name:
Waterschap Vechtstromen
contact email:
info@vechtstromen.nl
contact institution:
Waterschap Vechtstromen
data contributors to/owners of this dataset:
single
criteria for using this dataset:
The dataset needs to be requested from dataset creator with specific conditions of use.
citation of this dataset:
author(s):
Waterschap Vechtstromen
title:
Macrofyten-, macrofauna- en visdata Dinkel stroomgebied 2000-2012
year:
2015
citation of the metadata:
author(s):
Kramer L. & Kuijper M.
title and journal (name, number, pages):
Metadata of the Regge & Dinkel catchment for the MARS project. Freshwater Metadata Journal 19: 1-8
year:
2016
doi (if applicable):
https://doi.org/10.15504/fmj.2016.19

General data specifications

regional coverage of the dataset:
scale of the dataset:
catchment
continents:
Europe
southernmost latitude [°]:
N 52°05'00"
northernmost latitude [°]:
N 52°29'00"
westernmost longitude [°]:
E 6°26'00"
easternmost longitude [°]:
E 7°08'00"
        
Europe: Netherlands
Group C: temperate/mesothermal climates
 
Europe:
Central & Western Europe
Central Plains (ER14)
ecosystem type:
rivers, lakes/ponds
2000
 
year to:
2012

Site specifications

coordinate system/grid data:
latitude/longitude
projected
datum (e.g. WGS84):
EPSG:28992
grid data available:
no
comments:
The coordinate system used is Rijksdriehoekscoördinaten (Amersfoort/RD New). It expresses in meters the distance to a central point in Amersfoort, the Netherlands.

rivers (classification according to WFD):
altitude typology:
 lowland: <200 m
 exact altitudinal data available: no
size typology based on catchment area:
 small: <100 km², medium: 100-1000 km²
 exact catchment size data available: no
geology:
 siliceous
 exact geological data available: no
lakes (classification mainly according to WFD):
altitude typology:
 lowland: <200 m
 exact altitudinal data available: no
site coding available:
yes
numerical
number of digits:
5
example:
30-001
number of sites:
100 - 1000
comments:
Not all parameters were measured at each site and/or every year.

Climate and environmental data

climate related data:
available per:
per catchment
available parameters:
daily air temperatures
data source:
http://www.knmi.nl/over-het-knmi/about
available parameters:
winter and summer precipitation
data source:
http://www.knmi.nl/over-het-knmi/about
available parameters:
evaporation
data source:
http://www.knmi.nl/over-het-knmi/about
available parameters:
mean discharge
data source:
Waterboard Vechtstromen
environmental data:
available parameters per catchment:
catchment size
data source:
Waterboard Vechtstromen
available parameters per site:
information on water uses (e.g., irrigation, fish ponds)
data source:
Waterboard Vechtstromen
available parameters per site:
discharge
data source:
Waterboard Vechtstromen
physico-chemistry data:
total P, ortho P, nitrate, nitrite, total N, ammonium, sulphate, chloride, magnesium, calcium, oxygen content, BOD5 (biochemical oyxgen demand), water temperature, pH, chlorophyll, suspended solids
availability of physico-chemical data, if there is more than one sample per site:
per sample
comments:
Depending on the site, one or multiple samples were taken during 2000-2012.
reference sites available:
no
available stressor types:
stressorrestored sites availabledata before/after restoration availablestressor gradient availablecomments
eutrophication
no
no
no
 
hydrologic stress (e.g. impoundment, flow velocity reduction, hydropeaking, water abstraction, flow velocity increase)
no
no
no
 

Biological data

biological data origin:
from sampling; specify project:
River Basin Management Plan - Waterboard Vechtstromen
organism group addressed:
fish, macro-invertebrates (Mollusca, Ephemeroptera, Odonata, Plecoptera, Coleoptera, Trichoptera, Chironomidae), macrophytes

Sample specifications/sample resolution

fish

sample information:
covered timeframe:

year from - to:
2000 - 2012
historical data:
no
palaeo data:
no
season:
spring, autumn
temporal resolution/frequency of sampling:
The temporal resolution depends on sampling location. Some locations were measured more frequently (yearly) than others (some only once).
time series data:
yes
comments:
Mainly data between 2007-2011. For more specific information and/or longer term information please contact waterboard Vechtstromen.
taxonomic resolution:
species
percentage of species level data:
99
comments:
The percentage of species level data is an estimate. This dataset also contains fish sizes.
taxonomic coding:
taxalist according to:
WNS code
WNS stands for 'Waarnemingssoort' (type of measurement), a Dutch coding system. If needed the data can also be requested with latin species names for easier international use.
WNS code
GASTACUL
sample specifications:
quantitative (abundance data)
no
902
Fishing, electrical fishing, seine fishing, sight.
Bijkerk, Ronald and Marco Beers. Handboek Hydrobiologie. 1st ed. Amersfoort: STOWA, 2010. Print. http://handboekhydrobiologie.stowa.nl/Het_Handboek/Het_Handboek.aspx
Composite samples.

macro-invertebrates

sample information:
covered timeframe:

year from - to:
2000 - 2012
historical data:
no
palaeo data:
no
season:
spring, autumn
temporal resolution/frequency of sampling:
The temporal resolution depends on sampling location. Some locations were measured more frequently (yearly) than others (some only once).
time series data:
no
comments:
This part of the data contains mainly data between 2007-2011. For more specific information and/or longer term information please contact waterboard Vechtstromen.
taxonomic resolution:
order, family, genus, species
percentage of species level data:
65
comments:
The percentage of species level data is an estimate.
taxonomic coding:
taxalist according to:
WNS code
WNS stands for 'Waarnemingssoort' (type of measurement), a Dutch coding system. If needed the data can also be requested with latin species names for easier international use.
WNS code
TUFICIAE
sample specifications:
quantitative (abundance data)
no
1296
Sampling is usually done by multi-habitat sampling with a standard macrofauna handnet. Sample sorting is done up to species level and lifestage. For specifics see the Handbook Hydrobiologie (Dutch).
Bijkerk, Ronald and Marco Beers. Handboek Hydrobiologie. 1st ed. Amersfoort: STOWA, 2010. Print. http://handboekhydrobiologie.stowa.nl/Het_Handboek/Het_Handboek.aspx
Composite samples.
Depending on the sampling site: littoral, profundal, and hyporheic zone.

macrophytes

sample information:
covered timeframe:

year from - to:
2000 - 2012
historical data:
no
palaeo data:
no
season:
spring, autumn
temporal resolution/frequency of sampling:
The temporal resolution depends on sampling location. Some locations were measured more frequently (yearly) than others (some only once)
time series data:
yes
taxonomic resolution:
species, other
other taxonomic levels:
type
percentage of species level data:
90
comments:
The percentage of species level data is an estimate. The types are: emerging, floating and submerged species.
taxonomic coding:
taxalist according to:
WNS code
WNS stands for 'Waarnemingssoort' (type of measurement), a Dutch coding system. If needed the data can also be requested with latin species names for easier international use.
WNS code
URTICDIO
sample specifications:
semi-quantitative
no
1280
Depending on the size of the sampling area the whole system or parts of the system are sampled according to the Handboek Hydrobiologie. Per sampled area the cover per species and species type are estimated (Tansley scale).
Bijkerk, Ronald and Marco Beers. Handboek Hydrobiologie. 1st ed. Amersfoort: STOWA, 2010. Print. http://handboekhydrobiologie.stowa.nl/Het_Handboek/Het_Handboek.aspx
Composite samples.
Depending on the water body: Littoral, between 0-1m depth, lake/river floor.

Other specifications

GIS layers, shapes related to the dataset:
catchments, river-sub-basins
no
yes
quality control procedures:
Were any quality control procedures applied to your dataset?
no
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