Dataset Details - IWDG Ship Surveys Sightings - PRECAST Surveys 2003 - 2011
Marine Mammal and Marine Megafauna records from line transect surveys conducted on platforms of opportunity during GMIT/IWDG PRECAST Surveys funded by the Marine Intitute and National Parks and Wildlife Service.
23/03/2016
12/09/2016
This three year project (2008-2011) aims to provide robust scientific data to support conservation policy and provide guidance to state agencies in implementing national and international obligations and in so doing to build national capacity in the area of automated assessment and monitoring wildlife populations.
Effort based line transect survey and off-effort sightings.
Irish, UK and European EEZ and international waters.
2008-2011
All sightings verified by experienced survey team leaders during the survey and by the IWDG Ship Surveys Officer (Dave Wall) during data entry.
Dataset collected during GMIT/IWDG PRECAST Surveys funded by the Marine Intitute and National Parks and Wildlife 2008 to 2011.
N/A
Irish Whale & Dolphin Group
Restricted (Data can be viewed on the mapping system but is not available for download)
Irish Whale & Dolphin Group, IWDG Ship Surveys Sightings - PRECAST Surveys 2003 - 2011, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 17 November 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/235>
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
Irish Whale & Dolphin Group
Dave Wall
Irish Whale and Dolphin Group, Merchants Quay, Kilrush, County Clare
N/A
dave.wall@iwdg.ie
Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Day 1094
2008
2011
Record Statistics

1094

0

21

0

Resolution No. records
100m 1094
1km 0
2km 0
10km 0
50km 0
Dataset Attributes
Attribute Description
Sampling method Description of the sampling method employed to make the record.
Recorded Species
TaxonId PrefnameTaxonId Name Authority Group Rank Records
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