Dataset Details - Rocky Shore Macroalgae
Data collected on the macroalgae of rocky shores for Water Framework Directive assessment.
Ecological assessment based on rocky shore macroalgal species diversity
Water Framework Directive rocky shore assessment surveys
Republic of Ireland. Selected Water Framework Directive (WFD) waterbodies identified under EPA WFD monitoring programme.
2007 to 2010
All data collected by qualified marine biologists. Species identification assessed through (UK's) National Marine Biological Analytical Quality Control (NMBAQC) macroalgae species identification QA/QC tests
This is an incomplete dataset, surveys are ongoing with each waterbody assessed twice in a 6-year cycle. Not yet published.
More detailed information on all aspects of monitoring for the Water Framewokr Directive is available for the EPA's website: http://www.epa.ie/downloads/pubs/water/other/wfd/
Open (Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0)
Environmental Protection Agency, Rocky Shore Macroalgae, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 22 January 2020, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/59>
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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