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Metadatabase view - dataset: Towards a sustainable management of pond diversity at the landscape level

General information

dataset entry ID:
SF_9
name of the dataset:
full name of the dataset:
Towards a sustainable management of pond diversity at the landscape level
dataset short name:
Pondscape
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 of the PONDSCAPE project (Towards a sustainable management of pond diversity at the landscape level) comprises taxon occurrence data of eight different organism groups (bacteria, phytoplankton, diatoms, cladoceran, macro-invertebrates, macrophytes, amphibians and fish) and data on physical, chemical and morphometric variables of 125 farmland ponds covering five biogeographic regions in Belgium and Luxembourg.
keywords according to GCMD:
topic:
Agriculture, Biosphere, Biological Classification, Land Surface, Terrestrial Hydrosphere
ISO topic category according to ISO 19115:
Farming, Biota, Environment, Inland Waters
INSPIRE keywords according to GEMET:
Bio-geographical regions
own science keywords:
farmland ponds, occurrences, environmental conditions, Belgium, Luxembourg
related project:
PONDSCAPE
funding:
Belspo research project SD/BD/02A

Technical and administrative specifications

data format:
Excel
operating system:
all Windows systems
English
current access level:
internal
currently available through GBIF:
yes
exchange planned:
yes
data in data repository:
no
Do you plan to publish the data on the Freshwater Biodiversity Data Portal:
yes
update level:
completed
type:
scientific paper
language:
English
contact details:
metadata contact person:
first, last name:
Koen
 
Martens
phone:
+32 (0)2 627 43 15
email:
koen.martens@naturalsciences.be
institution:
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
address:
Vautierstraat 29
postal code, city:
1000
 
Brussels
country
Belgium
technical contact person:
Koen
 
Martens
+32 (0)2 627 43 15
koen.martens@naturalsciences.be
scientific contact person:
first, last name:
Koen
 
Martens
phone:
+32 (0)2 627 43 15
email:
koen.martens@naturalsciences.be

Intellectual property rights and citation

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:
9
data contributor/owner 1
contact name:
Koen Martens
contact email:
koen.martens@naturalsciences.be
contact institute:
RBINS
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:
Wim Vijverman
contact email:
wim.vyverman@ugent.be
contact institute:
UGent
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:
Patrick Kestemont
contact email:
patrick.kestemont@unamur.be
contact institute:
UNamur
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:
Leo Vanecke
contact email:
leo.vanhecke@skynet.be
contact institute:
National Botanical Garden
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:
Luc Denys
contact email:
luc.denys@inbo.be
contact institute:
Institute for Nature and Forests
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:
Marc Herremans
contact email:
marc.herremans@natuurpunt.be
contact institute:
Natuurpunt
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 7
contact name:
Luc De Meester
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 8
contact name:
Henry-Michel Cauchie
contact email:
henry-michel.cauchie@list.lu
contact institute:
CRP
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 9
contact name:
Betrand Losson
contact email:
blosson@ulg.ac.be
contact institute:
ULiege
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., Bonjean, N., Castiaux, A., Colson, L., De Bie, T., Decoster, E., Denis, C., De Roeck, E., Ercken, D., Goddeeris, B., Goyvaerts, R., Mandiki, S.N.M., Morelle, K., Praca, E., Schön, I., Van Wichelen, J., Van Der Gucht, K., Vandekerckhoven, J., Vanormelingen, P., Villena Alvarez, M., Bauwens, D., Denys, L., Herremans, M., Vanhecke, L., Losson, B., Caron, Y., Cauchie, H.-M., Kestemont, P., Vyverman, W., De Meester, L., Declerck, S.A.J. & Martens, K.
title and journal (name, number, pages):
Towards a sustainable management of pond diversity at the landscape level (PONDSCAPE)
year:
2018
doi (if applicable):
https://doi.org/10.15468/zs6sky
citation of the metadata:
author(s):
Lemmens P., De Wever A., Bonjean N., Castiaux A., Colson L., De Bie T., Decoster E., Denis C., De Roeck E., Ercken D., Goddeeris B., Goyvaerts R., Mandiki S.N.M., Morelle K., Praca E., Schön I., Van Wichelen J., van der Gucht K., Vandekerckhoven J., Vanormelingen P., Villena Alvarez M., Bauwens D., Denys L., Herremans M., Vanhecke L., Losson B., Caron Y., Cauchie H.-M., Kestemont P., Vyverman W., De Meester L., Declerck S.A.J. & Martens K.
title and journal (name, number, pages):
Database of the PONDSCAPE project (Towards a sustainable management of pond diversity at the landscape level). Freshwater Metadata Journal 31: 1-10
year:
2018
doi (if applicable):
https://doi.org/10.15504/fmj.2018.31

dataset related references:
reference 1:
author(s):
De Bie, T., De Meester, L., Brendonck, L., Martens, K., Goddeeris, B., Ercken, D., Hampel, H., Denys, L., Vanhecke, L., Van der Gucht, K., Van Wichelen, J., Vyverman, W., Declerck, S.A.
title:
Body size and dispersal mode as key traits determining metacommunity structure of aquatic organisms. Ecology Letters 15(7): 740-747.
year:
2012

General data specifications

regional coverage of the dataset:
spatial extent of the dataset:
national
continents:
Europe
spatial extent (bounding coordinates):
southernmost latitude [°]:
49.4313
northernmost latitude [°]:
51.5679
westernmost longitude [°]:
2.3642
easternmost longitude [°]:
6.5611
        
countries:
Europe: Belgium, Luxembourg
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
2008
 
year to:
2008

Site specifications

coordinate system/grid data:
datum (e.g. WGS84):
WGS84
grid data available:
no
site coding:
site coding available:
yes
alphanumerical
number of digits:
5
example:
ABER3
number of sites:
100 - 1000
exact number of sites:
125

Climate and environmental data

climate related data:
no climate data available
environmental data:
available parameters per site:
maximum depth
data source:
as sampled
physico-chemical data:
total P, total N, sulphate, chloride, calcium, hardness, alkalinity, oxygen content, water temperature, pH, chlorophyll, Secci disc depth, suspended solids, sediment/soil parameters
availability of physico-chemical data, if there is more than one sample per site:
mean values per site
stressors influencing the sites:
no stressor data available

Biological data

biological data origin:
from sampling
specify project:
PONDSCAPE
specify method:
organism group addressed:
amphibians, fish, macro-invertebrates (Mollusca, Coleoptera), zooplankton (Cladocera), phytoplankton, (benthic) diatoms, macrophytes, other group(s): bacterioplankton

Sample specifications/sample resolution

amphibians

sample information:
covered timeframe:

year from - to:
2008 - 2008
historical data:
no
season:
summer
temporal resolution/frequency of sampling:
per year
time series data:
no
taxonomic resolution:
species
percentage of species level data:
100
taxonomic coding:
taxalist according to:
see De Bie et al. (2012)
reference(s):
De Bie, T., De Meester, L., Brendonck, L., Martens, K., Goddeeris, B., Ercken, D., Hampel, H., Denys, L., Vanhecke, L., Van der Gucht, K., Van Wichelen, J., Vyverman, W., Declerck, S.A. (2012). Body size and dispersal mode as key traits determining metacommunity structure of aquatic organisms. Ecology Letters 15(7): 740-747.
sample specifications:
semi-quant
replicate samples:
no

fish

sample information:
covered timeframe:

year from - to:
2008 - 2008
historical data:
no
palaeo data:
no
season:
summer
temporal resolution/frequency of sampling:
per year
time series data:
no
taxonomic resolution:
species
percentage of species level data:
100
taxonomic coding:
taxalist according to:
see De Bie et al. (2012)
reference(s):
De Bie, T., De Meester, L., Brendonck, L., Martens, K., Goddeeris, B., Ercken, D., Hampel, H., Denys, L., Vanhecke, L., Van der Gucht, K., Van Wichelen, J., Vyverman, W., Declerck, S.A. (2012). Body size and dispersal mode as key traits determining metacommunity structure of aquatic organisms. Ecology Letters 15(7): 740-747.
sample specifications:
semi-quant
replicate samples:
no

macro-invertebrates

sample information:
covered timeframe:

year from - to:
2008 - 2008
historical data:
no
palaeo data:
no
season:
summer
temporal resolution/frequency of sampling:
per year
time series data:
no
taxonomic resolution:
family, genus, species
percentage of species level data:
70
taxonomic coding:
taxalist according to:
see De Bie et al. (2012)
reference(s):
De Bie, T., De Meester, L., Brendonck, L., Martens, K., Goddeeris, B., Ercken, D., Hampel, H., Denys, L., Vanhecke, L., Van der Gucht, K., Van Wichelen, J., Vyverman, W., Declerck, S.A. (2012). Body size and dispersal mode as key traits determining metacommunity structure of aquatic organisms. Ecology Letters 15(7): 740-747.
sample specifications:
semi-quant
replicate samples:
no

zooplankton

sample information:
covered timeframe:

year from - to:
2008 - 2008
historical data:
no
palaeo data:
no
season:
summer
temporal resolution/frequency of sampling:
per year
time series data:
no
taxonomic resolution:
species
percentage of species level data:
100
taxonomic coding:
taxalist according to:
see De Bie et al. (2012)
reference(s):
De Bie, T., De Meester, L., Brendonck, L., Martens, K., Goddeeris, B., Ercken, D., Hampel, H., Denys, L., Vanhecke, L., Van der Gucht, K., Van Wichelen, J., Vyverman, W., Declerck, S.A. (2012). Body size and dispersal mode as key traits determining metacommunity structure of aquatic organisms. Ecology Letters 15(7): 740-747.
sample specifications:
semi-quant
replicate samples:
no

phytoplankton

sample information:
covered timeframe:

year from - to:
2008 - 2008
historical data:
no
season:
summer
temporal resolution/frequency of sampling:
per year
time series data:
no
taxonomic resolution:
genus
taxonomic coding:
taxalist according to:
see De Bie et al. (2012)
reference(s):
De Bie, T., De Meester, L., Brendonck, L., Martens, K., Goddeeris, B., Ercken, D., Hampel, H., Denys, L., Vanhecke, L., Van der Gucht, K., Van Wichelen, J., Vyverman, W., Declerck, S.A. (2012). Body size and dispersal mode as key traits determining metacommunity structure of aquatic organisms. Ecology Letters 15(7): 740-747.
sample specifications:
semi-quant
replicate samples:
no

(benthic) diatoms

sample information:
covered timeframe:

year from - to:
2008 - 2008
historical data:
no
palaeo data:
no
season:
summer
temporal resolution/frequency of sampling:
per year
time series data:
no
taxonomic resolution:
family, genus, species
percentage of species level data:
10
taxonomic coding:
taxalist according to:
see De Bie et al. (2012)
reference(s):
De Bie, T., De Meester, L., Brendonck, L., Martens, K., Goddeeris, B., Ercken, D., Hampel, H., Denys, L., Vanhecke, L., Van der Gucht, K., Van Wichelen, J., Vyverman, W., Declerck, S.A. (2012). Body size and dispersal mode as key traits determining metacommunity structure of aquatic organisms. Ecology Letters 15(7): 740-747.
sample specifications:
semi-quant
replicate samples:
no

macrophytes

sample information:
covered timeframe:

year from - to:
2008 - 2008
historical data:
no
palaeo data:
no
season:
summer
temporal resolution/frequency of sampling:
per year
time series data:
no
taxonomic resolution:
species
percentage of species level data:
100
taxonomic coding:
taxalist according to:
see De Bie et al. 2012
reference(s):
De Bie, T., De Meester, L., Brendonck, L., Martens, K., Goddeeris, B., Ercken, D., Hampel, H., Denys, L., Vanhecke, L., Van der Gucht, K., Van Wichelen, J., Vyverman, W., Declerck, S.A. (2012). Body size and dispersal mode as key traits determining metacommunity structure of aquatic organisms. Ecology Letters 15(7): 740-747.
sample specifications:
quantitative
replicate samples:
no

other group(s)

sample information:
covered timeframe:

year from - to:
2008 - 2008
historical data:
no
season:
summer
temporal resolution/frequency of sampling:
per year
time series data:
no
taxonomic resolution:
order
other/specify:
DGGE bands
taxonomic coding:
taxalist according to:
not relevant (DGGE bands)
sample specifications:
semi-quant
replicate samples:
no

Other specifications

GIS layers, shape files related to the dataset:
no data available
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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