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Vegetation cartography of habitats in Aragon (Spain)
Date typed in:  2007-08-10 13:07:06
Scheme name:  Vegetation cartography of habitats CORINE in Aragon (Spain)
Institution: Gobierno de Aragón
Coordinator: José Luis Benito Alonso
Main funding source: EU
Geographical scope: regional
Launched in response to: management/restoration
Countries monitored by the schemes:


Data availability:
Data management:
References:Lista de hábitats CORINE de Aragón
Mapa de Hábitats CORINE de Aragón
Monitoring scheme: habitats  Scheme - habitats Show PDF 
H1. What do you monitor?
H2. The data you collect are:
* without answer
H3. Do you also collect environmental parameters?
H4. Spatial variations in habitat are documented by:
field mapping
H5. Is your sampling design stratified?
* without answer
H6. Do you follow an experimental design?
* without answer
H7. How do you choose sites to be monitored?
exhaustive sampling (all possible sites)
H8. Are your sampling sites located in legally protected areas?
H9. At which scale do you work (eg maps produced to illustrate trends)?
H10. The total area monitored by your scheme covers:
70 km2
H11. At how many sampling sites your scheme is implemented?
H12. How many samples (eg transects, plots, quadrats) do you collect during a visit to a sampling site?
H13. What is the frequency of monitoring?
every 0 year(s)
H14. How many times do you sample per year?
H15. How much time (in do you need for one sampling occasion?
* without answer
H16. Starting year of scheme:
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:
not analysed
H20. Do you monitor all habitats in your area?
* without answer
H21. Which classification do you use to identify habitat type?
H22. List habitats monitored:
Not specified...
H23. If you want, provide the name of the field methods / remote sensing data used for sampling:
Ortofoto color 1:5000
H24. The minimum annual change you think you can statistically detect is:
H25. Can you infer causes responsible for observed changes from monitoring data?
* without answer
H26. The causes of change you monitor are:
land use
H27. Do you monitor any habitat quality criterium?
* without answer
H28. The quality criteria you monitor are:
* without answer
H29. If you monitor indicator species, give their name:
* without answer
H30. Number of professionals involved in the scheme:
H31. Number of volunteers involved in the scheme:
H32. Is training / expert knowledge required to take part to field/lab work for your scheme?
H33. On the whole, what is the manpower (in needed per year to run the scheme (data collection, coordination, analysis)?
H34. How much do you spend on material and equipment per year (in €)?
H35. Were some previous categories not appropriate for describing your monitoring scheme?
We include all habitats
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