Dataset Details - Quantitative Phytoplankton data from Irish lakes
A quantitative study of Phytoplankton data from Irish lakes funded by the EPA
28/06/2011
03/03/2018
For research purposes and ecological assessment
Depth Integrated mid-lake samples from the epilimnion, counted following Utermöl technique in cells or colonies per ml.
Nationwide
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 18 July 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/41>
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
Gary Free, Scientific Officer
Environmental Protection Agency, McCumiskey House, Richview, Clonskeagh Road, Dublin 14
00353 1 268 0129
G.Free@epa.ie
Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Day 3275
2001
2003
Record Statistics

3275

189

91

0

Resolution No. records
100m 3275
1km 0
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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