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Flemish contribution to LifeWatch.eu
www.lifewatch.be/

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Acronym: LifeWatch
Period: April 2012
Status: In Progress

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Abstract:
This project comprises the Flemish contribution to Lifewatch.eu: a Flemish marine, terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity observatory, models and data systems, including a central taxonomic backbone, for LifeWatch.

LifeWatch was established as part of the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructure (ESFRI). It is a distributed virtual laboratory and will be used for biodiversity research, for climatological and environmental impact studies, to support the development of ecosystem services and to provide information for policy makers in Europe. This large European infrastructure will consist of several biodiversity observatories, databases, web services and modeling tools. It will be integrating the existing systems, upgrading them were possible and developing new systems where needed.
The construction of the LifeWatch infrastructure started in January 2012. As the LifeWatch European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) is being shaped, several of the participating countries started constructing the central and regional components.

Flanders is contributing to the central LifeWatch components with a taxonomic backbone, and to the regional components with marine, terrestrial and freshwater observatories, several biodiversity data systems, web services and models. The Flemish contributions to the LifeWatch infrastructure will be coordinated by the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) and the Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO).

Datasets (40)  Top | Institutes 
  • Alien macro-invertebrates in Flanders, Belgium, more
  • Belgian Coccinellidae - Ladybird beetles in Belgium, more
  • Bird tracking - GPS tracking of Lesser Black-backed Gulls and Herring Gulls breeding at the southern North Sea coast, more
  • Bird tracking - GPS tracking of Western Marsh Harriers breeding near the Belgium-Netherlands border, more
  • Broedvogels - Atlas of the breeding birds in Flanders 2000-2002, more
  • Depletion fishing in the rivers Grote Nete and Kleine Nete in Flanders, Belgium, more
  • Florabank1 - A grid-based database on vascular plant distribution in the northern part of Belgium (Flanders and the Brussels Capital region), more
  • Glasaalmigratie - Glass eel migration in the river Yser, more
  • InboVeg - NICHE-Vlaanderen groundwater related vegetation relevés for Flanders, Belgium, more
  • Invasive species - American bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus) in Flanders, Belgium, more
  • Invasive species - Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis) in Flanders, Belgium, more
  • LifeWatch observatory data: CTD temperature and salinity measurements in the Belgian Part of the North Sea, more
  • LifeWatch observatory data: genetic data in the Belgian Part of the North Sea, more
  • LifeWatch observatory data: long term collections of macrobenthos in the Belgian Part of the North Sea, more
  • LifeWatch observatory data: nutrient, pigment, suspended matter and secchi measurements in the Belgian Part of the North Sea, more
  • LifeWatch observatory data: phytoplankton observations in the Belgian Part of the North Sea, more
  • LifeWatch observatory data: zooplankton observations in the Belgian Part of the North Sea, more
  • Loopkevers Grensmaas - Ground beetles near the river Meuse in Flanders, Belgium, more
  • PINK - Amphibia monitoring for the permanent surveillance of coastal areas in Flanders, Belgium, more
  • PINK - Dragonfly (Odonata) monitoring for the permanent surveillance of coastal areas in Flanders, Belgium, more
  • Red list of dragonflies in Flanders, Belgium, more
  • Saltabel - Orthoptera in Belgium, more
  • TestWat - Macroinvertebrates and macrophytes of freshwater bodies in Flanders, Belgium, more
  • Trekvis - Migratory fishes in the river Scheldt, more
  • VIS - Estuarine monitoring in Flanders, Belgium (post 2013), more
  • VIS - Fishes in estuarine waters in Flanders, Belgium, more
  • VIS - Fishes in inland waters in Flanders, Belgium, more
  • VIS - Reference freshwater monitoring in Flanders, Belgium (post 2013), more
  • Visdoorgangen - Fish passage places in Flanders, Belgium, more
  • Visfauna - Juvenile and adult fishes in riparian habitats along the river Leie in Flanders, Belgium, more
  • Visfauna - Juvenile and adult fishes in riparian habitats along the river Yser in Flanders, Belgium, more
  • Visherintroductie - Reintroduction of the fishes chub, dace, burbot, and brown trout in Flanders, Belgium, more
  • Vlinderdatabank - Butterflies in Flanders and the Brussels Capital Region, Belgium, more
  • Waarnemingen.be - Butterfly occurrences in Flanders and the Brussels Capital Region, Belgium, more
  • Waarnemingen.be - Fish occurrences in Flanders and the Brussels Capital Region, Belgium, more
  • Waarnemingen.be - Non-native animal occurrences in Flanders and the Brussels Capital Region, Belgium, more
  • Waarnemingen.be - Non-native plant occurrences in Flanders and the Brussels Capital Region, Belgium, more
  • Waarnemingen.be - Plant occurrences in Flanders and the Brussels Capital Region, Belgium, more
  • Watervogels - Wintering waterbirds in Flanders, Belgium, more
  • Zomerganzen - Summering geese management and population counts in Flanders, Belgium, more

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