EU-wide monitoring methods and systems of surveillance for species and habitats of Community interest
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Species observation service
Date typed in:  2014-05-19 11:30:59
Scheme name:  Species occurence mapping
Institution: Norwegian Biodiversity Information Centre
Coordinator: Nils Valland
Main funding source: national
Geographical scope: national
Launched in response to: other reason
Countries monitored by the schemes:

Norway

Data availability: freely available (open acess)
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Monitoring scheme: species  Scheme - species Show PDF 
S1. Scheme aims at monitoring:
distribution trend
S2. The main data you collect are:
counts (plant density estimates belong here)
S3. Do you collect information on population structure?
NO
S4. Is your sampling design stratified?
NO
S5. Do you follow an experimental design?
no
S6. How do you choose sites to be monitored ?
exhaustive sampling (all possible sites)
S7. Your sampling design allow accounting for detection probability:
NO
S8. Monitoring data are analysed by:
data are analysed by someone else
S9. The minimum annual change you think you can statistically detect is:
5%
S10. Are your sampling sites located in legally protected areas?
partly
S11. The total area monitored by your scheme covers:
2514151 km2
S12. At how many sampling sites your scheme is implemented?
100000
S13. How many samples do you collect per sampling site?
10
S14. If you want, provide the name of the field methods used for sampling:
visual observation and counts, traps, nest counts
S15. What is the frequency of monitoring?
every 1 year(s)
S16. How many times do you sample per year?
5
S17. How much time (in person.day) do you need for one sampling occasion?
0,5
S18. Starting year of scheme:
* without answer
S19. Ending year of scheme:
* without answer
S20. Has your monitoring procedure changed during this time period?
No, apart some minor adjustments of the protocol
S21. Number of professionals involved in the scheme:
100
S22. Number of volunteers involved in the scheme:
8500
S23. Is training / expert knowledge required to take part to field/lab work for your scheme?
* without answer
S24. On the whole, what is the manpower (in person.day) needed per year to run the scheme (data collection, coordination, analysis)?
150
S25. How much do you spend on material and equipment per year (in €)?
250000
S26. Taxonomic groups monitored:
WATERBIRDS
RAPTORS
SONG BIRDS & NEAR-PASSERINES
OTHER BIRDS
RODENTS, RABBITS & TERRESTRIAL INSECTIVORS
BATS
CARNIVORS
LARGE HERBIVORES
MARINE MAMMALS
REPTILES
AMPHIBIANS
FISHES
BEETLES
BUTTERFLIES
DRAGONFLIES
ORTHOPTERA
OTHER INSECTS
MOLLUSCS
CRUSTACEA
OTHER INVERTEBRATES
MOSSES, LIVERWORTS & FERNS
ORCHIDS
ALGAE
OTHER PLANTS
LICHENS
FUNGI
OTHER ORGANISMS (e.g. unicellular organisms)
S27. How many species do you monitor:
4000
S28. List species of Community interest monitored:
Not specified...
S29. Any additional species
* without answer
S30. In what types of habitat do you monitor these species?
Marine habitats
Coastal and halophytic habitats
Coastal sand dunes and inland dunes
Freshwater habitats
Raised bogs, mires, and fens
Natural and semi-natural grassland formation
Heathland, scrub and tundra
Forests and woodland
Inland unvegetated or sparsely vegetated habitats
Regularly cultivated agricultural, horticultural and domestic habitats
Constructed, industrial and other artificial habitats
Habitat complexes
S31. Can you infer causes responsible for observed changes from monitoring data?
* without answer
S32. The causes of change you monitor are:
land use
climatic change
invasive species
habitat loss and fragmentation
harvesting or management
pollution
S33. Were some previous categories not appropriate for describing your monitoring scheme?
* without answer
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