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Metadatabase view - dataset: BIOMAN-Belgium, biodiversity in shallow lakes in Belgium and the Netherlands

General information

dataset entry ID:
SF_23
name of the dataset:
full name of the dataset:
BIOMAN-Belgium, biodiversity in shallow lakes in Belgium and the Netherlands
dataset short name:
BIOMAN-Belgium
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 BIOMAN dataset comprises local environmental data and community data of different organism groups (bacterioplankton, zooplankton, ciliates, phytoplankton, macro-invertebrates, fish, protists and aquatic vegetation) from 98 shallow lakes covering three geographic regions in Europe sampled in 2000-2001. The database BIOMAN-Belgium is a subset of the overall BIOMAN dataset and includes data from 39 shallow lakes located in Belgium and the Netherlands.
keywords according to GCMD:
topic:
Biosphere, Biological Classification, Terrestrial Hydrosphere
ISO topic category according to ISO 19115:
Biota, Environment, Inland Waters
INSPIRE keywords according to GEMET:
own science keywords:
shallow lakes, Belgium, the Netherlands, plankton, fish, macro-invertebrates, macrophytes
related project:
BIOMAN
funding:
The dataset generation was funded by the EU-project BIOMAN (EVK2-CT-1999-00046).


Technical and administrative specifications

data format:
Excel
operating system:
all Windows systems
English
current access level:
web (public)
https://www.gbif.org/dataset/9575ab07-e816-4cd6-aa99-483343a825e6
currently available through GBIF:
yes
exchange planned:
no
data in data repository:
no
Do you plan to publish the data on the Freshwater Biodiversity Data Portal:
already published through the Freshwater Biodiversity Data Portal
update level:
completed
type:
scientific paper
language:
English
contact details:
metadata contact person:
first, last name:
Luc
 
De Meester
email:
luc.demeester@kuleuven.be
institution:
KU Leuven
address:
Charles Deberiotstraat 32
postal code, city:
3000
 
Leuven
country
Belgium
technical contact person:
Luc
 
De Meester
luc.demeester@kuleuven.be
scientific contact person:
first, last name:
Luc
 
De Meester
email:
luc.demeester@kuleuven.be

Intellectual property rights and citation

Pieter Lemmens
dataset creator (data compiler):
contact name:
Pieter Lemmens
contact email:
pieter.lemmens@kuleuven.be
contact institution:
KU Leuven
data contributors to/owners of this dataset:
multiple
number:
6
data contributor/owner 1
contact name:
Steven Declerck
contact email:
s.declerck@nioo.knaw.nl
contact institute:
Centre for Limnology, Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW)
criteria for using this part of the dataset:
The dataset is publicly available (data portal, data archive) and can be used without restrictions, but dataset creator/data contributors must be informed prior to publication. Data must be acknowledged and cited correctly.

data contributor/owner 2
contact name:
Wouter Rommens
contact email:
luc.demeester@kuleuven.be
contact institute:
KU Leuven
criteria for using this part of the dataset:
The dataset is publicly available (data portal, data archive) and can be used without restrictions, but dataset creator/data contributors must be informed prior to publication. Data must be acknowledged and cited correctly.

data contributor/owner 3
contact name:
Koenraad Muylaert
contact email:
koenraad.muylaert@kuleuven.be
contact institute:
KU Leuven
criteria for using this part of the dataset:
The dataset is publicly available (data portal, data archive) and can be used without restrictions, but dataset creator/data contributors must be informed prior to publication. Data must be acknowledged and cited correctly.

data contributor/owner 4
contact name:
Jochen Vandekerkhove
contact email:
luc.demeester@kuleuven.be
contact institute:
KU Leuven
criteria for using this part of the dataset:
The dataset is publicly available (data portal, data archive) and can be used without restrictions, but dataset creator/data contributors must be informed prior to publication. Data must be acknowledged and cited correctly.

data contributor/owner 5
contact name:
Katleen Van der Gucht
contact email:
luc.demeester@kuleuven.be
contact institute:
Ghent University
criteria for using this part of the dataset:
The dataset is publicly available (data portal, data archive) and can be used without restrictions, but dataset creator/data contributors must be informed prior to publication. Data must be acknowledged and cited correctly.

data contributor/owner 6
contact name:
Gabriel Zwart
contact email:
zwart@cl.nioo.knaw.nl
contact institute:
Centre for Limnology, Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW)
criteria for using this part of the dataset:
The dataset is publicly available (data portal, data archive) and can be used without restrictions, but dataset creator/data contributors must be informed prior to publication. Data must be acknowledged and cited correctly.

citation of this dataset:
author(s):
Lemmens, P., Vandekerkhove, J., Muylaert, K., Van der Gucht, K., Zwart, G., Rommens, W., Van Wichelen, J., Geenens, V., Vyverman, W., Brendonck, L., Martens, K., Declerck, S.A.J. & De Meester, L.
title and journal (name, number, pages):
bioman_belgium, BioFresh. Sampling event dataset.
year:
2018
version (if applicable):
1.3
doi (if applicable):
https://doi.org/10.15468/duzvog
citation of the metadata:
author(s):
Lemmens P., De Wever A., Vandekerkhove J., Muylaert K., Van der Gucht K., Zwart G., Rommens W., Van Wichelen J., Geenens V., Vyverman W., Brendonck L., Martens K., Declerck S.A.J. & De Meester L.
title and journal (name, number, pages):
Database on environmental conditions and biodiversity in shallow lakes in Belgium and the Netherlands. Freshwater Metadata Journal 29: 1-9
year:
2018
doi (if applicable):
https://doi.org/10.15504/fmj.2018.29

dataset related references:
reference 1:
author(s):
Declerck, S., Vandekerkhove, J., Johansson, L., Muylaert, K., Conde-Porcuna, J. M., Van der Gucht, K., Pérez-Martínez, C., Lauridsen, T., Schwenk, K., Zwart, G., Rommens, W., López-Ramos, J., Jeppesen, E., Vyverman, W., Brendonck L. & De Meester, L.
title:
Multi-group biodiversity in shallow lakes along gradients of phosphorus and water plant cover. Ecology 86(7): 1905-1915.
year:
2005

General data specifications

regional coverage of the dataset:
spatial extent of the dataset:
national
continents:
Europe
countries:
Europe: Belgium, Netherlands
world climatic regions according to Köppen:
Group C: temperate/mesothermal climates
freshwater ecoregions of the world (FEOW) according to WWF:
 
Europe:
Central & Western Europe
European ecoregions according to Illies (WFD):
Western Plains (ER13)
ecosystem type:
lakes/ponds
covered timeframe:
year from
2000
 
year to:
2001

Site specifications

coordinate system/grid data:
latitude/longitude, format: DM
datum (e.g. WGS84):
WGS84
grid data available:
no
site coding:
site coding available:
yes
alphanumerical
number of digits:
4
example:
GAV, KP
number of sites:
<100
exact number of sites:
39

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:
Data on land use around each lake was estimated as percentage coverage as described in:
Declerck, S., Vandekerkhove, J., Johansson, L., Muylaert, K., Conde-Porcuna, J. M., Van der Gucht, K., Pérez-Martínez, C., Lauridsen, T., Schwenk, K., Zwart, G., Rommens, W., López-Ramos, J., Jeppesen, E., Vyverman, W., Brendonck L. & De Meester, L. (2005): Multi-group biodiversity in shallow lakes along gradients of phosphorus and water plant cover. Ecology 86(7): 1905-1915.
physico-chemical data:
total P, ortho P, nitrate, nitrite, total N, water temperature, conductivity, chlorophyll, Secci disc depth, suspended solids
other physico-chemical parameters:
silica concentration
availability of physico-chemical data, if there is more than one sample per site:
per sample
stressors influencing the sites:
no stressor data available
reference sites available:
no

Biological data

biological data origin:
from sampling
specify project:
BIOMAN
specify method:
organism group addressed:
fish, macro-invertebrates (Mollusca, Crayfish, Ephemeroptera, Coleoptera, Trichoptera, Chironomidae), zooplankton, phytoplankton, macrophytes, other group(s): bacterioplankton, ciliates, protists

Sample specifications/sample resolution

fish

sample information:
covered timeframe:

year from - to:
2000 - 2001
historical data:
no
palaeo data:
no
season:
autumn
temporal resolution/frequency of sampling:
either in 2000 or in 2001
time series data:
no
comments:
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
taxonomic resolution:
species
comments:
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
taxonomic coding:
reference(s):
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
sample specifications:
quantitative
replicate samples:
no
specification of method(s) used for sampling and sorting:
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
reference(s):
Declerck, S., Vandekerkhove, J., Johansson, L., Muylaert, K., Conde-Porcuna, J. M., Van der Gucht, K., Pérez-Martínez, C., Lauridsen, T., Schwenk, K., Zwart, G., Rommens, W., López-Ramos, J., Jeppesen, E., Vyverman, W., Brendonck L. & De Meester, L. (2005): Multi-group biodiversity in shallow lakes along gradients of phosphorus and water plant cover. Ecology 86(7): 1905-1915.

macro-invertebrates

sample information:
covered timeframe:

year from - to:
2000 - 2001
historical data:
no
palaeo data:
no
season:
summer
temporal resolution/frequency of sampling:
either in 2000 or in 2001
time series data:
no
comments:
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
taxonomic resolution:
family
comments:
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
taxonomic coding:
reference(s):
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
sample specifications:
quantitative
replicate samples:
no
number of samples:
39
specification of method(s) used for sampling and sorting:
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
reference(s):
Declerck, S., Vandekerkhove, J., Johansson, L., Muylaert, K., Conde-Porcuna, J. M., Van der Gucht, K., Pérez-Martínez, C., Lauridsen, T., Schwenk, K., Zwart, G., Rommens, W., López-Ramos, J., Jeppesen, E., Vyverman, W., Brendonck L. & De Meester, L. (2005): Multi-group biodiversity in shallow lakes along gradients of phosphorus and water plant cover. Ecology 86(7): 1905-1915.

zooplankton

sample information:
covered timeframe:

year from - to:
2000 - 2001
historical data:
no
palaeo data:
no
season:
spring, summer, autumn
temporal resolution/frequency of sampling:
monthly either in 2000 or in 2001; samples from different sampling occasions were pooled
time series data:
no
comments:
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
taxonomic resolution:
species
percentage of species level data:
100
comments:
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
taxonomic coding:
reference(s):
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
sample specifications:
quantitative
replicate samples:
no
number of samples:
39
specification of method(s) used for sampling and sorting:
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
reference(s):
Declerck, S., Vandekerkhove, J., Johansson, L., Muylaert, K., Conde-Porcuna, J. M., Van der Gucht, K., Pérez-Martínez, C., Lauridsen, T., Schwenk, K., Zwart, G., Rommens, W., López-Ramos, J., Jeppesen, E., Vyverman, W., Brendonck L. & De Meester, L. (2005): Multi-group biodiversity in shallow lakes along gradients of phosphorus and water plant cover. Ecology 86(7): 1905-1915.

phytoplankton

sample information:
covered timeframe:

year from - to:
2000 - 2001
historical data:
no
season:
spring, summer, autumn
temporal resolution/frequency of sampling:
monthly during the growing season (May-October) either in 2000 or 2001; samples from different sampling occasions were pooled
comments:
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
taxonomic resolution:
genus
taxonomic coding:
reference(s):
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
sample specifications:
quantitative
replicate samples:
no
number of samples:
39
specification of method(s) used for sampling and sorting:
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
reference(s):
Declerck, S., Vandekerkhove, J., Johansson, L., Muylaert, K., Conde-Porcuna, J. M., Van der Gucht, K., Pérez-Martínez, C., Lauridsen, T., Schwenk, K., Zwart, G., Rommens, W., López-Ramos, J., Jeppesen, E., Vyverman, W., Brendonck L. & De Meester, L. (2005): Multi-group biodiversity in shallow lakes along gradients of phosphorus and water plant cover. Ecology 86(7): 1905-1915.

macrophytes

sample information:
covered timeframe:

year from - to:
2000 - 2001
historical data:
no
palaeo data:
no
season:
summer
temporal resolution/frequency of sampling:
per year
comments:
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
taxonomic resolution:
species
percentage of species level data:
100
comments:
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
taxonomic coding:
reference(s):
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
sample specifications:
quantitative
replicate samples:
no
number of samples:
39
specification of method(s) used for sampling and sorting:
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
reference(s):
Declerck, S., Vandekerkhove, J., Johansson, L., Muylaert, K., Conde-Porcuna, J. M., Van der Gucht, K., Pérez-Martínez, C., Lauridsen, T., Schwenk, K., Zwart, G., Rommens, W., López-Ramos, J., Jeppesen, E., Vyverman, W., Brendonck L. & De Meester, L. (2005): Multi-group biodiversity in shallow lakes along gradients of phosphorus and water plant cover. Ecology 86(7): 1905-1915.

other group(s)

sample information:
covered timeframe:

year from - to:
2000 - 2001
historical data:
no
season:
spring, summer, autumn
temporal resolution/frequency of sampling:
per year
time series data:
no
comments:
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
taxonomic resolution:
order
other/specify:
protists & bacteria: DGGE, ciliates: species level
comments:
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
taxonomic coding:
reference(s):
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
sample specifications:
quantitative
replicate samples:
no
specification of method(s) used for sampling and sorting:
Please refer to Declerck et al. (2005) for more details.
reference(s):
Declerck, S., Vandekerkhove, J., Johansson, L., Muylaert, K., Conde-Porcuna, J. M., Van der Gucht, K., Pérez-Martínez, C., Lauridsen, T., Schwenk, K., Zwart, G., Rommens, W., López-Ramos, J., Jeppesen, E., Vyverman, W., Brendonck L. & De Meester, L. (2005): Multi-group biodiversity in shallow lakes along gradients of phosphorus and water plant cover. Ecology 86(7): 1905-1915.

Other specifications

availability of photos:
no
availability of maps:
no
quality control procedures:
Were any quality control procedures applied to your dataset?
yes
quality control protocols and comments:
Species names were checked using the GBIF species list.
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