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Monitoring habitas of Spain 2
Date typed in:  2006-05-13 11:03:16
Scheme name:  Gestion integral de habitats de la comarca noroeste de Murcia
Institution: Consejeria de Medio Ambiente y Ordenacion del Territorio
Coordinator: Encarnacion Munoz Martinez
Main funding source: EU
Geographical scope: regional
Launched in response to: management/restoration
Countries monitored by the schemes:

Spain

Data availability:
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Monitoring scheme: habitats  Scheme - habitats Show PDF 
H1. What do you monitor?
* without answer
H2. The data you collect are:
* without answer
H3. Do you also collect environmental parameters?
NO
H4. Spatial variations in habitat are documented by:
* without answer
H5. Is your sampling design stratified?
YES
H6. Do you follow an experimental design?
YES
H7. How do you choose sites to be monitored?
sampling sites chosen according to personnal/expert knowledge
H8. Are your sampling sites located in legally protected areas?
entirely
H9. At which scale do you work (eg maps produced to illustrate trends)?
* without answer
H10. The total area monitored by your scheme covers:
44000 km2
H11. At how many sampling sites your scheme is implemented?
0
H12. How many samples (eg transects, plots, quadrats) do you collect during a visit to a sampling site?
0
H13. What is the frequency of monitoring?
every 0 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?
* without answer
H16. Starting year of scheme:
2004
H17. Ending year of scheme:
2007
H18. Has your monitoring procedure changed during this time period?
No, apart some minor adjustments of the protocol
H19. Monitoring data are analysed by:
not analysed
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:
Endemic forests with Juniperus spp.
Mediterranean pine forests with endemic Mesogean pines
H23. If you want, provide the name of the field methods / remote sensing data used for sampling:
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H24. The minimum annual change you think you can statistically detect is:
0
H25. Can you infer causes responsible for observed changes from monitoring data?
YES
H26. The causes of change you monitor are:
land use
pollution
H27. Do you monitor any habitat quality criterium?
YES
H28. The quality criteria you monitor are:
structural changes
species composition
fragmentation
H29. If you monitor indicator species, give their name:
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H30. Number of professionals involved in the scheme:
0
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)?
0
H34. How much do you spend on material and equipment per year (in €)?
2630899
H35. Were some previous categories not appropriate for describing your monitoring scheme?
* without answer
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