Dataset Details - Littoral Macroinvertebrate Data From Irish Lakes
Littoral Macroinvertebrate Data From Irish Lakes
28/06/2011
09/05/2018
For research purposes and ecological assessment. Data were collected by Dr Ruth Little and Dr Gary Free under a research project funded by the EPA
Two-minute kick sample for the lake littoral, preserved in IMS and counted and identified to the highest taxonomic resolution possible/practical.
Republic of Ireland
Survey carried out during spring and summer 2001-2003
Overall good quality data. Several taxa were grouped to Genus to ensure compatibility for analysis.
The Dataset is complete and has been used in the publication: Free, G., Little, R., Tierney, D., Donnelly, K., Caroni, R., 2006. A reference based typology and ecological assessment system for Irish lakes. Preliminary investigations. 266pp. EPA, Wexford, Ireland. Future publications are planned by the authors of the report.
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Restricted (Data can be viewed on the mapping system but is not available for download)
Environmental Protection Agency, Littoral Macroinvertebrate Data From Irish Lakes, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 22 June 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/38>
Dataset species distribution

Terrestrial Map - 10km

Distribution of the number of species recorded within each 10km grid square (ITM).
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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. Gary Free
Scientific Officer, Aquatic Environment, Environmental Protection Agency, McCumiskey House, Richview, Clonskeagh Road, Dublin 14
00353-01-268 0129
G.Free@epa.ie
Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Day 4037
Year 18
2001
2002
Record Statistics

4055

228

215

0

Resolution No. records
100m 4055
1km 0
2km 0
10km 0
50km 0
Dataset Attributes
Attribute Description
Abundance Measure of abundance of the organism recorded
Date of determination Date of determination
Life stage A description of the life stage of the organism recorded
Recorded Species
TaxonId PrefnameTaxonId Name Authority Group Rank Records
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