Irish National Badger Sett Database

Occurrence dataset published by National Biodiversity Data Centre

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Summary

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Irish National Badger Sett Database

Description

A database showing the location of badger setts.

Additional Information

James O'Keeffe, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. email: james.okeeffe@agriculture.gov.ie

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jan 1, 1996 - Jan 1, 2016

Language of Metadata

ENGLISH

Language of Data

ENGLISH

Originator
Dr James O'Keeffe
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Agriculture House, Floor I East, Kildare Street, Dublin 2, Rep. of Ireland.
Metadata author
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland Beechfield house, Carriganore WIT West Campus County Waterford Ireland +353 (0)51 306 240
Administrative contact
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland Beechfield house, Carriganore WIT West Campus Waterford County Waterford Ireland +353 (0)51 306 240

doi:10.15468/8xey7i

Published by

National Biodiversity Data Centre

Publication Date

Jul 1, 2016

Registration Date

Jul 4, 2011

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Description

Island of Ireland, excluding Northern Ireland.

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Taxonomic Coverage

Species Groups recorded: terrestrial mammal.

Methodology

Quality control

All of the data is collected by qualified fieldworkers, who are all Dept of Agriculture staff and who follow a Standard Operating Procedure laid down for the task.

Method Steps

  1. Staff members of the Dept. of Agriculture, Forestry and Food, as part of their duties relating to follow-up of herd breakdowns due to tuberculosis, carry out surveys of lands for badger setts. The data contains the location of any badger setts collected as part of this process.