Dataset Details - Otter Survey of Ireland 1982
Dataset with records of otter signs, and some fish species, made during the period of the survey.
28/06/2011
05/09/2017
This survey was the first systematic survey of otter distribution in Ireland.
Full details of the data capture methodology is available in NPWS IWM No. 23. Searches for otter signs were made at 2,373 pre-selected sites across the country.
National
1980-1981
Surveys carried out by PJ & LL Chapman. Data entered into MS Access database by Dr Jane Preston. Resurvey of sites means that the dataset includes false positives, however this is only a problem when undertaking a statistical analysis of the dataset. Data is of a high quality.
Complete
Chapman, P.J. & Chapman, L.L. (1982) The Otter Survey of Ireland. Unpublished survey carried out on behalf of the The Vincent Wildlife Trust; NPWS Irish Wildlife Manual 23.
National Parks & Wildlife Service, Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Otter Survey of Ireland 1982, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 25 May 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/40>
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).
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Dataset record distribution

Terrestrial Map - 10km

Distribution of the number of records within each 10km grid square (ITM).
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Marine Map - 50Km

Distribution of the number of records within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
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Dataset Contacts
Deirdre Lynn
NPWS, 7 Ely Place, Dublin 2, Ireland.
+353-1-8883293
deirdre.lynn@ahg.gov.ie
Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Day 2166
1980
1981
Record Statistics

2166

2034

2

1

Resolution No. records
100m 2166
1km 0
2km 0
10km 0
50km 0
Surveys
SurveyId Title Data Capture Period Species Records
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Dataset Attributes
Attribute Description
Abundance Measure of abundance of the organism recorded
Record comment A comment associated with any individual record
Survey name Name of survey if the record was made as part of a specific survey (including collections of casual observations and other loose assemblages of data)
Recorded Species
TaxonId PrefnameTaxonId Name Authority Group Rank Records
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