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Database of the MANSCAPE project (Management tools for water bodies in agricultural landscapes)


Pieter Lemmens, Aaike De Wever, Henrietta Hampel, Tom De Bie, Dirk Ercken, Jeroen Van Wichelen, Luc Denys, Boudewijn Goddeeris, Syaghalirwa N.M. Mandiki, Leo Vanhecke, Katleen van der Gucht, Dirk Bauwens, Sara Denayer, Riet Durinck, Renaat Dasseville, Marie Lionard, Frank van De Meutter, Gerald Louette, Ann Hulsmans, Koen De Gelas, Isa Schön, Hilde Vrijders, Annelies Maes, Bertrand Losson, Saadia Lasri, Patrick Kestemont, Wim Vyverman, Pieter Vanormelingen, Luc Brendonck, Luc De Meester, Steven A.J. Declerck & Koen Martens


The database of the MANSCAPE project (Integrated management tools for water bodies in agricultural landscapes) comprises species occurrence data of seven different organism groups (phytoplankton, diatoms, zooplankton, macro-invertebrates, macrophytes, amphibians and fish) and data on physical, chemical and morphometric variables of 126 small farmland ponds distributed over almost the entire Belgian territory.


farmland ponds, occurrences, environmental conditions, Belgium

How to cite this article

Lemmens, P., De Wever, A., Hampel, H., De Bie, T., Ercken, D., Van Wichelen, J., Denys, L., Goddeeris, B., Mandiki, S.N.M, Vanhecke, L., van der Gucht, K., Bauwens, D., Denayer, S., Durinck, R., Dasseville, R., Lionard, M., van De Meutter, F., Louette, G., Hulsmans, A., De Gelas, K., Schön, I., Vrijders, H., Maes, A., Losson, B., Lasri, S., Kestemont, P., Vyverman, W., Vanormelingen, P., Brendonck, L., De Meester, L., Declerck, S.A.J. & Martens, K., 2017. Database of the MANSCAPE project (Management tools for water bodies in agricultural landscapes). Freshwater Metadata Journal 26: 1-11.

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