NDFF monitoring epiphytic lichens and moss species

Latest version published by Dutch National Database of Flora and Fauna (NDFF) on Mar 27, 2018 Dutch National Database of Flora and Fauna (NDFF)

Provincial authorities and other institutions have been monitoring epiphytic lichens and moss species since 1979 to measure the effects of air pollution. The monitoring programs work with plots of 10 trees (with some exceptions). All species are noted on a form, along with their abundance. Each plot visit takes about half an hour. Visits are repeated every 3 to 10 years. The monitoring program is only carried out by professional, trained observers.

Dataset available via https://www.ndff.nl/english / serviceteamndff@natuurloket.nl

Positive observations without zeros.

114,806 records (March 2018)

NDFF protocol 1.203 https://www.ndff.nl/overdendff/validatie/protocollen/2-203-provinciale-epifytenmeetnet-mossen-en-korstmossen/


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Metadata; Observation


Who created the resource:

Laurens Sparrius

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Laurens Sparrius

Who filled in the metadata:

Dries Oomen

Who else was associated with the resource:

Henk de Vries
Node manager NLBIF
NLBIF (Netherlands Biodiversity Information Facility) P.O.Box 9517 2300 RA Leiden NL

Geographic Coverage


Bounding Coordinates South West [50.736, 3.296], North East [53.521, 7.427]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Order  Peltigerales (Lichens)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2003-01-01 / 2016-12-31