EU-wide monitoring methods and systems of surveillance for species and habitats of Community interest
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SISPARES
Date typed in:  2010-05-25 11:46:59
Scheme name:  SISPARES - Spanish Rural Landscape Monitoring System
Institution: Escuela de Ingeniería Técnica Forestal
Coordinator: Ramon Ellena Rossello
Main funding source: national
Geographical scope: national
Launched in response to: scientific interest
Countries monitored by the schemes:

Spain

Data availability: 0
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References:The relative dependence of Spanish landscape pattern on environmental and geographical variables over time
Monitoring scheme: habitats  Scheme - habitats Show PDF 
H1. What do you monitor?
distribution
composition
H2. The data you collect are:
species presence-absence
H3. Do you also collect environmental parameters?
NO
H4. Spatial variations in habitat are documented by:
remote sensing
H5. Is your sampling design stratified?
YES
H6. Do you follow an experimental design?
YES
H7. How do you choose sites to be monitored?
random sampling
H8. Are your sampling sites located in legally protected areas?
partly
H9. At which scale do you work (eg maps produced to illustrate trends)?
* without answer
H10. The total area monitored by your scheme covers:
504645 km2
H11. At how many sampling sites your scheme is implemented?
215
H12. How many samples (eg transects, plots, quadrats) do you collect during a visit to a sampling site?
1
H13. What is the frequency of monitoring?
every 20 year(s)
H14. How many times do you sample per year?
0
H15. How much time (in person.day) do you need for one sampling occasion?
1
H16. Starting year of scheme:
1956
H17. Ending year of scheme:
* without answer
H18. Has your monitoring procedure changed during this time period?
No, apart some minor adjustments of the protocol
H19. Monitoring data are analysed by:
advanced statistics (spatial statistics/GIS, GLM, GAM, time series, etc)
H20. Do you monitor all habitats in your area?
YES
H21. Which classification do you use to identify habitat type?
CORINE
H22. List habitats monitored:
Not specified...
H23. If you want, provide the name of the field methods / remote sensing data used for sampling:
Aerial photo interpretation
H24. The minimum annual change you think you can statistically detect is:
5%
H25. Can you infer causes responsible for observed changes from monitoring data?
YES
H26. The causes of change you monitor are:
land use
fragmentation
catastrophic event
H27. Do you monitor any habitat quality criterium?
NO
H28. The quality criteria you monitor are:
fragmentation
structural changes
H29. If you monitor indicator species, give their name:
* without answer
H30. Number of professionals involved in the scheme:
4
H31. Number of volunteers involved in the scheme:
0
H32. Is training / expert knowledge required to take part to field/lab work for your scheme?
YES
H33. On the whole, what is the manpower (in person.day) needed per year to run the scheme (data collection, coordination, analysis)?
2
H34. How much do you spend on material and equipment per year (in €)?
10000
H35. Were some previous categories not appropriate for describing your monitoring scheme?
* without answer
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