Abundances of benthic invertebrates over a 5-year sampling period in a glacier-fed stream used for hydropower generation (South Tyrol, Italy)


Stream benthic macroinvertebrates have been collected for a period of 6 consecutive years (2010-2015, from April to September, during the glacial melting) along a longitudinal transect of the Saldur stream, a near pristine glacier-fed stream located in South Tyrol, Italy (46°N, 10° E), part of the International Long Term Ecological Research (ILTER) network (site code: LTER_EU_IT_100).Organisms were collected through Surber samplings (0.0506 squared metres, mesh size 500 µm) in 3 sites at different elevation and distance from the glacial source: Saldur 1 (2,030 m a.s.l.; 4.962 km), Saldur 2 (2,016 m a.s.l.; 5.325 km), Saldur 3 (1,645 m a.s.l.; 11.123 km).

DOI https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.922485
Related Identifier https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.922524
Related Identifier https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.897915
Metadata Access https://ws.pangaea.de/oai/provider?verb=GetRecord&metadataPrefix=datacite4&identifier=oai:pangaea.de:doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.922485
Creator Scotti, Alberto ORCID logo; Bottarin, Roberta ORCID logo
Publisher PANGAEA
Contributor Eurac Research
Publication Year 2020
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International; https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
OpenAccess true
Language English
Resource Type Dataset
Format text/tab-separated-values
Size 14894 data points
Discipline Earth System Research
Spatial Coverage (10.648W, 46.711S, 10.701E, 46.744N); South Tyrol, Italy
Temporal Coverage Begin 2015-04-30T00:00:00Z
Temporal Coverage End 2019-09-19T00:00:00Z