Dataset Details - Ireland's BioBlitz
Records of all species recorded during Ireland's BioBlitz
27/02/2014
15/01/2018
Part of the BioBlitz event involves different sites competing against one another to see which site could record the most species over a 24 hour period. BioBlitz is held annually and is intended to raise awareness of biodiversity recording and conservation.
Principally field observations of species encountered
The island of Ireland
2011 onwards
The quality is high. Data were most collected by recognised experts and all records have been validated.
Complete
For additional information on Ireland's BioBlitz see http://bioblitz.biodiversityireland.ie/
Collated by the National Biodiversity Data Centre from different sources, Ireland's BioBlitz, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 23 April 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/189>
Dataset species distribution

Terrestrial Map - 10km

Distribution of the number of species recorded within each 10km grid square (ITM).
Live Map

Marine Map - 50Km

Distribution of the number of species recorded within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
Live Map
Dataset record distribution

Terrestrial Map - 10km

Distribution of the number of records within each 10km grid square (ITM).
Live Map

Marine Map - 50Km

Distribution of the number of records within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
Live Map
Dataset Contacts
Liam Lysaght
National Biodiversity Data Centre, WIT West Campus, Carriganore, Waterford
+ 353 51 306240
Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Day 41590
Day Range 1564
2002
2016
Record Statistics

43154

454

5274

24

Resolution No. records
100m 9013
1km 34130
2km 0
10km 11
50km 0
Surveys
SurveyId Title Data Capture Period Species Records
Loading data from server
Dataset Attributes
Attribute Description
Abundance Measure of abundance of the organism recorded
Activity A description of the type of behaviour observed
Common name The common name of the taxon
County Name of administrative county within which the record was made
Determiner name The name of the person(s) who verified the identification - used for verify records of difficult taxa
Habitat description A description of the habitat in which the organism was recorded
Life stage Name of survey if the record was made as part of a specific survey (including collections of casual observations and other loose assemblages of data)
Record comment A comment associated with any individual record
Sex Name of survey if the record was made as part of a specific survey (including collections of casual observations and other loose assemblages of data)
Survey name Name of survey if the record was made as part of a specific survey (including collections of casual observations and other loose assemblages of data)
Type of sighting A description of the type of sighting made
Vice-county The name or number of the Watsonian (botanical) vice-county within which the record was made
Recorded Species
TaxonId PrefnameTaxonId Name Authority Group Rank Records
Loading data from server