Dataset Details - Local BioBlitz Challenge 2013
Records of all species recorded during Local BioBlitz Challenge 2013.
Local BioBlitz Challenge 2013 encouraged local sites to hold a BioBliltz to raise awareness of biodiversity recording and conservation. The main element of a BioBlitz is to undertake recording of species found within the participating area.
Field observations over a 24 hour period
Participating sites were Abbeyleix Bog, Co. Laois, Bull Island and St. Anne’s Park, Dublin City, Limerick City and the Gap of Dunloe, Co. Kerry.
The Limerick City event was held on 24 & 25 August 2013, and the others on 7 & 8 June, 2013.
The data quality is good as almost all data was either collected or checked by recognised experts.
For additional information on Local BioBlitz Challenge see the http://bioblitz.biodiversityireland.ie/local-bioblitz-challenge
Open (Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0)
Collated by the National Biodiversity Data Centre from different sources, Local BioBlitz Challenge 2013, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 24 March 2019, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/184>
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
|Abundance||A measure of abundance of the organism recorded|
|Common name||The common name of the taxon|
|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|
|Type of sighting||A description of the type of sighting made|
|Vice-county||The name of the Watsonian (botanical) vice-county within which the record was made|
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