Dataset Details - River Biologists' Database (EPA)
Riverine flora and fauna
Assessment of river biological quality
Data collected as part of the river monitoring programme undertaken by the Environmental Protection Agency
Republic of Ireland
2005 to 2009
All the data is validated by trained biologists
Contains all species level data collected as part of the survey. Data is unpublished
Background on the river monitoring programme is provided on the EPA's websites http://www.epa.ie/
Open (Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0)
Environmental Protection Agency, River Biologists' Database (EPA), National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 13 May 2021, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/19>
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
|Grid reference comment||An explantory note on the grid reference associated with each record|
|Record comment||A comment associated with any individual record|
|Type of sighting||The nature of the sighting; whether it was of a live animal, trapped, dead on road, den, etc.|
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