Alterra (NL) - Biological Indicator Soil Quality-Microarthropods inventory in different habitats

Latest version published by Alterra, Wageningen UR on Jun 19, 2019 Alterra, Wageningen UR

1999-2011 ongoing project, inventory of microarthropod fauna in many different categories of habitat in The Netherlands using a split-tube-sampler

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 19,237 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.


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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

A.J. Schouten et al., 2002. Bodembiologische Indicator 1999-Ecologische kwaliteit van graslanden op zandgrond. Rapport 607604003/2002 RIVM, Bilthoven


Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Alterra, Wageningen UR. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 30eca5bd-6a4f-46de-9e6f-d6ede90850dc.  Alterra, Wageningen UR publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Netherlands Biodiversity Information Facility.


Occurrence; Observation; microarthropods; soil quality; biodiversity


Who created the resource:

Ton Schouten
RIVM Antonie van Leeuwenhoeklaan 9 NL-3721 MA Bilthoven Utrecht NL +31 30 2742376

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Gerard Jagers op Akkerhuis
Alterra Droevendaalsesteeg 3 NL-6708 PB Wageningen Gelderland NL +31 317485785

Who filled in the metadata:

Wim Dimmers
Alterra Droevendaalsesteeg 3 NL-6708 PB Wageningen Gelderland NL +31 317486662

Who else was associated with the resource:

Niels Raes
Node manager
NLBIF PO Box 9517 NL-2300 RA Leiden NL +31.71.7519600

Geographic Coverage


Bounding Coordinates South West [50.734, 3.349], North East [53.561, 7.258]

Taxonomic Coverage

Acari, Collembola, Protura, Diplura, Symphyla, Pauropoda

Class  Collembola,  Symphyla,  Pauropoda
Subclass  Acari
Order  Protura,  Diplura

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1999-01-01 / 2011-12-31

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 30eca5bd-6a4f-46de-9e6f-d6ede90850dc