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The possibilities of biodiversity monitoring based on Hungarian Light Trap Networks

Hufnagel, Levente and Gimesi , László (2010) The possibilities of biodiversity monitoring based on Hungarian Light Trap Networks. Applied Ecology and Environmental Research, 8 (3). pp. 223-239.

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Abstract

Our method is presented with displaying time series, consisting of the daily amount of precipitation of 100 years, which has meant a separate challenge, as the precipitation data shows significant deviations. By nowadays, mankind has changed its environment to such an extent that it has a significant effect on other species as well. The Lepidoptera data series of the National Plant Protection and Forestry Light Trap Network can be used to justify this. This network has a national coverage, a large number of collected Lepidoptera, and an available, long data series of several years. For obtaining information from these data, the setting up of an easy to manage database is necessary. Furthermore, it is important to represent our data and our results in an easily analysable and expressive way. In this article the setting up of the database is introduced, together with the presentation of a three dimensional visualization method, which depicts the long-range and seasonal changes together.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:biodiversity, monitoring, data mining, Lepidoptera
Subjects:Ecology
Funders:Corvinus University of Budapest, “Bolyai János” Research Fellowship
Projects:OTKA TS 049875, VAHAVA, KLIMA-KKT project, TÁMOP project 4.2.1/B- 09/1/KMR/-2010-0005
ID Code:1466
Deposited By: Z. S.
Deposited On:27 Feb 2014 16:01
Last Modified:27 Feb 2014 16:01

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