Ecological typology of waterways, vegetation surveys
Ecological typology of waterways, plant surveys. First official ecological inventarisation of rivers in Flanders. To create a typology based on water quality, morphological and biological characteristics. This subdataset are the macrophytes.
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This dataset was published as open data for the TrIAS project (Tracking Invasive Alien Species http://trias-project.be, Vanderhoeven et al. 2017), with technical support provided by the Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO).
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Schneiders A (2021): Ecological typology of waterways, vegetation surveys. v1.4. Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO). Dataset/Samplingevent. https://ipt.inbo.be/resource?r=ecological-typology-waterways-occurrences&v=1.4
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TrIAS; macrophyte; plant; freshwater; river; vegetation survey; Samplingevent; Samplingevent
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|Bounding Coordinates||South West [50.67, 2.53], North East [51.51, 5.94]|
Macrophytes in Flanders
|Start Date / End Date||1988-01-01 / 1998-01-01|
vegetation survey, 100 meter plots wading through the water, marking macrophytes on a geodetic survey map.
|Study Extent||First official ecological inventarisation of rivers in Flanders. To create a typology based on water quality, morphological and biological characteristics. This subdataset are the macrophytes.|
|Quality Control||expert assessment|
Method step description:
- survey in the river
- fieldnotes on detailed map
- digitized fieldnotes
- data imported in recorder
- custom SQL query to create DwC
- publish data on GBIF