National Frog Survey of Ireland 2010/…

Occurrence dataset published by National Biodiversity Data Centre

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Summary

Full Title

National Frog Survey of Ireland 2010/2011

Description

Frog records collected during the National Frog Survey and its pilot survey

Additional Information

Survey Report published as Irish Wildlife Manual No.58 and available through the publication section on NPWS.ie

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jan 1, 2010 - 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
Jochen Roller
National Parks & Wildlife Service, Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht National Parks and Wildlife Service, 7 Ely Place, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland +353 1 888 3073

doi:10.15468/3rc4m7

Published by

National Biodiversity Data Centre

Publication Date

Mar 31, 2014

Registration Date

Mar 31, 2014

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Republic of Ireland

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Taxonomic Coverage

Species Groups recorded: amphibian.

Methodology

Quality control

The surveys were carried out by experienced biologists using standardised field survey methods. Recorder 6 validation rules applied during data upload into NPWS species database.

Method Steps

  1. "A total of 171 x 1km Irish grid squares were selected throughout the Republic of Ireland. Three water bodies were selected randomly from each square for breeding frog surveys. A total of three return visits were made to each selected water body to assess frog spawning activity. The occurrence of breeding frogs (site occupancy) was recorded at each visit and the cumulative spawn mat area was recorded as the maximum estimate during any one visit.