Dataset Details - Badger Setts of Ireland Database
A database showing the location of badger setts.
28/06/2011
03/03/2018
To record the location of badger setts to support the national strategy towards eradication of Tuberculosis in cattle in Ireland.
Staff members of the Dept. of Agriculture, Forestry and Food, as part of their duties relating to follow-up of herd breakdowns due to tuberculosis, carry out surveys of lands for badger setts. The data contains the location of any badger setts collected as part of this process.
Island of Ireland, excluding Northern Ireland.
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All of the data is collected by qualified fieldworkers, who are all Dept of Agriculture staff and who follow a Standard Operating Procedure laid down for the task.
The dataset is current as of 30 June 2016. The data presented form a subset of a larger database maintained by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
James O'Keeffe, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. email: james.okeeffe@agriculture.gov.ie
Restricted (Data can be viewed on the mapping system but is not available for download)
Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine, Badger Setts of Ireland Database, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 22 July 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/30>
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
Dr James O'Keeffe
Agriculture House, Floor I East, Kildare Street, Dublin 2, Rep. of Ireland.
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Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Year 36097
Unknown 47
1996
2016
Record Statistics

36144

0

1

0

Resolution No. records
100m 10081
1km 26063
2km 0
10km 0
50km 0
Dataset Attributes
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Recorded Species
TaxonId PrefnameTaxonId Name Authority Group Rank Records
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