Dataset Details - IWDG Ferry Survey Sightings 2001-2015
Marine Mammal and Marine Megafauna records from line transect surveys conducted on ro-ro ferries from Ireland and Northern Ireland to Britain and France.
01/10/2014
03/03/2018
Collected as part of the IWDG Ferry Surveys monitoring Programme.
Line transect survey.
Irish Sea, Celtic Sea, English Channel.
2001 to 2015.
All sightings verified by experienced survey team leaders during the survey and by the IWDG Ship Surveys Officer (Dave Wall) during data entry. All data points visually checked using GIS to remove errant points and to check all sightings locations concurred with survey tracks.
Dataset is part of continuous ongoing data collection by the IWDG Ferry Surveys Programme.
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Irish Whale & Dolphin Group
Restricted (Data can be viewed on the mapping system but is not available for download)
Irish Whale & Dolphin Group, IWDG Ferry Survey Sightings 2001-2015, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 19 October 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/194>
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
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dave.wall@iwdg.ie
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Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Day 1579
2001
2015
Record Statistics

1579

0

13

0

Resolution No. records
100m 1579
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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