Species data extracted from the Natio…

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Summary

Full Title

Species data extracted from the National Vegetation Database

Description

The National Vegetation Database (NVD) was established in 2007 by the National Biodiversity Data Centre in conjunction with the NPWS. It is a central repository for Irish vegetation surveys. This dataset includes vascular plant data extracted from the NVD as species records.

Additional Information

Information on the National Vegetation Database, including all surveys from which data has been extracted can be found here: http://nationalvegetationdatabase.biodiversityireland.ie

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jan 1, 1952 - Jan 1, 2011

Language of Metadata

ENGLISH

Language of Data

ENGLISH

Administrative contact
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland Beechfield house, Carriganore WIT West Campus Waterford County Waterford Ireland +353 (0)51 306 240
Metadata author
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland Beechfield house, Carriganore WIT West Campus County Waterford Ireland +353 (0)51 306 240
Originator
Úna FitzPatrick
Collated by the National Biodiversity Data Centre from different sources National Biodiversity Data Centre, Beechfield House, WIT West Campus, Carriganore, Waterford 051 306240

doi:10.15468/mocrdo

Published by

National Biodiversity Data Centre

Publication Date

Dec 10, 2013

Registration Date

Nov 22, 2013

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External Data

Metadata Documents

386,572 Georeferenced data

Taxonomic Coverage

Species Groups recorded: quillwort, conifer, flowering plant, horsetail, clubmoss, fern.

Methodology

Quality control

All data was validated as vegetation data before being accepted into the NVD. When this data was extracted as species records it was then validated as vascular plant species data by the National Biodiversity Data Centre.

Method Steps

  1. All data was originally recorded as vegetation relevés and digitised during the creation of the National Vegetation Database (2007-2012). The NVD is stored in Turboveg by the National Biodiversity Data Centre.