Table 1 Temporal baselines of biodiversity monitoring schemes in Europe: the summary statistics of the starting years for the schemes are described for each of (a) the taxonomic groups studied, (b) the EBV classes targeted and (c) the type of data collected.

From: Setting temporal baselines for biodiversity: the limits of available monitoring data for capturing the full impact of anthropogenic pressures

 Min.1st Qu.MedianMean3rd Qu.Max.N
Taxonomic group
 Amphibians181719741994198320002008155
 Birds163419621986197419982007458
 Fish163419621979197119942008154
 Insect180419661989197720002009265
 Mammals153819641990197420002008339
 Mollusc19071971200119812002200818
 Plants163419741993197520002008245
 Reptiles18171982199319822000200851
Overall1538196419901976199920091685
EBV class 
 Genetic Composition1980198219851990199420043
 Community Composition190119912000199520052009164
 Species Populations180019901999199420042009433
 Species Traits1950195619791980200720085
Overall180019901999199520042009605
Type of data 
 Capture Mark Recapture19011988199219892000200543
 Count193319901999199520052008300
 Occurrence18001993200019942003200972
 Phenology19601990199919932000200521
 Population Structure19521994200019942004200816
Overall180019901999199420042009452