Dataset Overview

Hourly high-frequency lake data (water temperature, dissolved oxygen) from Lake Kivu collected at Station Baseline Gisenyi every 10 meters between 0.5 and 70 meters. Original data collected at 5-minutes intervals. Platform was deployed year-round, 2012-2013. The limnological data were collected during the “Biological baseline of Lake Kivu” financed by BTC (Belgian Technical Cooperation, now ENABEL, for “Agence Belge de Développement”).

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Data Collection Status

Data collection for this dataset has been completed

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80640 records with 11 fields

Data Availability

Available for download

Data License

CC BY - Attribution license logo

Preferred Citation

Descy JP, Guillard J (2014) Biological Baseline of Lake Kivu: Final report. Université de Namur & Carrtel, 33 p. Data available online at:

Update Frequency

As needed

Maintenance Plan

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    • Version 1 - 24Feb2021 (created 2021-02-24 by Jason Stockwell)