French lakes - Macrophyte database

Data collected with the national sampling method (WFD compliant) only. 50% of these data were collected in 2008. Taxa list, relative abundances, maximum colonization depth, substrate are collected on sampling sites (called observation units). Each sampling site is made of 1 section of shore and 3 perpendicular profiles. Number of units depending on the lake size.

More information on this dataset can be found in the Freshwater Metadatabase - BF_W_84-L-CM (

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Last Updated 23 June 2017, 16:46 (Europe/Berlin)
Created 23 June 2017, 16:46 (Europe/Berlin)
Access constraints internal
Bbox east long 8.06
Bbox north lat 42.20
Bbox south lat 51.21
Bbox west long -5.10
Dataset language eng
Dataset reference date 2016-01-01
Dataset reference type publication
Guid BF_W_84-L-CM
Licence contact data provider for specifications
Metadata date 2014-08-21
Metadata language eng
Resource type dataset
Spatial data type Polygon
Spatial harvester true
Topic category biota, environment, inlandWaters

Dataset extent

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