Title: freshwaterecology.info database 
Resource Type: software --> database 
Country: EU Projects 
Year: 2003 
Producers or distributor AQEM Consortium 
Author / Producer Type: EC Project 
Web link for product information: http://www.freshwaterecology.info/  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Receptor: Ecological
Groundwater protection-->Groundwater protection overview
Water and sanitation-->Water and sanitation Overview
Water resources and their management -->Water resources and their management Overview
 
Short description: Here you can find autecological characteristics and distribution patterns of more than 12.000 European freshwater organisms belonging to macro-invertebrates, fish, diatoms and macrophytes. The ecology data feature (amongst others) ecoregional distribution, saprobity, stream zonation preference, substrate or microhabitat preference, feeding type, life duration, locomotion type and many more. All ecological parameters can be individually combined and queried. 
Link to Project(s): AQEM Development and Testing of an Integrated Assessment System for the Ecological Quality of Streams and Rivers Throughout Europe Using Benthic Macroinvertebrates
 
Submitted By: Martin Bittens WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 02/01/2007