Dataset Details - National Pine Marten Survey of Ireland 2005 - 2007
National distribution survey of pine marten throughout the Island of Ireland at 10km scale. Funded by Forest Service (DAFF) under National Development Plan 2000-2006, Heritage Council, Peoples Trust for Endangered Species, National Parks and Wildlife Service.
To assess the distribution of Pine Marten across the island of Ireland
Transect based surveys for scats in each 10km square with DNA confirmation of scat identity to pine marten. Methodology available in reports outlined in additional resources. Results are where pine marten were detected.
Throughout the island of Ireland
2005 to 2007
Project carried out by Ecological Management Group with DNA testing by Waterford Institute of Technology. Data verified by Dr Declan O' Mahony and is of high quality.
O’ Mahony, D., O’ Reilly, C. and Turner, P. (2007). National Pine Marten Survey of Ireland: An assessment of the Current Distribution of Pine Marten in the Republic of Ireland (2005-06). A report to the Forest Service of the Department of Agriculture and Food. Ireland.
Restricted (Data can be viewed on the mapping system but is not available for download)
Dr Declan O Mahony, National Pine Marten Survey of Ireland 2005 - 2007, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 24 March 2019, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/139>
Dataset species distribution
Terrestrial Map - 10kmDistribution of the number of species recorded within each 10km grid square (ITM).
Marine Map - 50KmDistribution of the number of species recorded within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
Dataset record distribution
Terrestrial Map - 10kmDistribution of the number of records within each 10km grid square (ITM).
Marine Map - 50KmDistribution of the number of records within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
Records per year
Species per year
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