CLAC: grassland small mammal surveys based on activity indices (2023)

Data creators : Geoffroy Couval [1], Patrick Giraudoux [2]
Data collector : Geoffroy Couval [1], Aurélien Levret [1], Julie Montaz [1]
[1] : FREDON Bourgogne Franche-Comté
[2] : Laboratoire Chrono-environnement (UMR 6249) (Université de Franche-Comté)
Description :
Microtus arvalis, Arvicola terrestris and Talpa europea relative density scores recorded along transects carried out from April 2005 onwards.
Discipline :
ecology (applied biology - ecology)
Access details :
The data set is available as part of scientific cooperation carried out with the authors

General metadata

Data acquisition date : from Apr 2005 ongoing
Data acquisition methods :
  • Observational data :
    Field collection - Estimates of abundance were based on surface indices. This consists in walking transect lines and recording indices at intervals of ten paces (see Delattre et al. 1992; Quéré et al. 2000; Giraudoux et al. 1995)
Update periodicity : biannually
Language : English (eng)
Formats : application/, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text, application/x-shapefile
Audience : Research


Spatial coverage :

  • Jura: latitude between 47° 16' 12" N and 47° 10' 1" N, longitude between 6° 43' 11" E and 6° 54' E

Time coverage :

Taxonomic coverage :

  • Species
    Microtus arvalis MSW (Common vole), Arvicola terrestris COL (European water vole), Talpa europaea MSW (European mole)
Publications :
Collection :
Record created 7 Mar 2023 by Patrick Giraudoux.
Local identifier: FR-13002091000019-2023-03-07-03.


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Université de Bourgogne, Université de Franche-Comté, UTBM, AgroSup Dijon, ENSMM, BSB, Arts des Metiers