Dataset Details - Explore Your Shore
Marine Species Records submitted to the National Biodiversity Data Centre’s Citizen Science Portal from 01/01/2019 onwards
Data submitted to the National Biodiversity Data Centre’s Explore Your Shore project plus other marine data records submitted to the National Biodiversity Data Centre’s Citizen Science Portal from 2019 onwards
Data collected by different survey methods, but principally by direct field observation
The island of Ireland
2019 onwards, although some older records are also included
All the data was validated based on submitted photographs or verbal descriptions. In some limited cases recorder bona fides was accepted for validation purposes
Open (Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0)
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Explore Your Shore, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 23 January 2022, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/305>
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||Measure of abundance of the organism recorded|
|County||Name of administrative county within which the record was made|
|Determiner name||The name of the person(s) who verified the identification - used for verify records of difficult taxa|
|Miscellaneous comments||Additional comments about the record|
|Record confidence||Confidence level in organism identification|
|Species description||Description of the key identification features of the organism to assist verificaton|
|Type of sighting||A description of the type of sighting made|
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