Dataset Details - Quantitative Phytoplankton data from Irish lakes
A quantitative study of Phytoplankton data from Irish lakes funded by the EPA
For research purposes and ecological assessment
Depth Integrated mid-lake samples from the epilimnion, counted following Utermöl technique in cells or colonies per ml.
Spring and summer, 2001 to 2003
All phytoplankton collected as part of this dataset were identified by Dr Rossana Caroni and Dr Karol Donnelly. Many taxa were grouped to Genus to ensure compatibility for analysis.
The dataset is complete.
Data has been published in: 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.
Restricted (Data can be viewed on the mapping system but is not available for download)
Environmental Protection Agency, Quantitative Phytoplankton data from Irish lakes, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 23 October 2019, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/41>
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
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