Dataset Details - Online Atlas of Vascular Plants 2012-2020
Data on the geographic distribution of Irish plants
20/12/2012
14/03/2018
To understand the current distribution of vascular plants in Ireland, and to contribute towards the next publication of an Atlas of the British and Irish Flora post 2020 (BSBI).
Field observations. Supported by photographs and/or specimens in some cases.
Island of Ireland
Data submitted online from 2012 to present
All data is validated using an automated system in the Data Centre which cross checks against published distributions at the hectad level. Red Data Book species, and new records at the 10km2 are manually checked by Data Centre staff and relevant local experts.
This dataset is continually updated with new records
http://vascularplants.biodiversityireland.ie/
Collated by the National Biodiversity Data Centre from different sources, Online Atlas of Vascular Plants 2012-2020, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 21 November 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/162>
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
Úna FitzPatrick
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Beechfield House, WIT West Campus, Carriganore, Waterford
051 306240
Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Day 78080
Month 2866
Month Range 138
Day Range 135
Year Range 36
Year 1
1970
2017
Record Statistics

81256

7204

1284

0

Resolution No. records
100m 57192
1km 22286
2km 1126
10km 652
50km 0
Dataset Attributes
Attribute Description
Abundance Measure of abundance of the organism recorded
County Name of administrative county within which the record was made
Habitat description A description of the habitat in which the organism was recorded
Record comment A comment associated with any individual record
Source Original source of data
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
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