Badger and Habitats Survey of Ireland

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Summary

Full Title

Badger and Habitats Survey of Ireland

Description

Dataset with records of badgers and other mammal species made during the period of the survey.

Additional Information

Smal, C. (1995) The Badger and Habitat Survey of Ireland. Unpublished Report to the Department of Agriculture and the National Parks & Wildlife Service.

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jan 1, 1982 - Jan 1, 1993

Language of Metadata

ENGLISH

Language of Data

ENGLISH

Originator
Deirdre Lynn
National Parks & Wildlife Service, Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht NPWS, 7 Ely Place, Dublin 2, Ireland. +353-1-8883293
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/qznolz

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National Biodiversity Data Centre

Publication Date

May 11, 2015

Registration Date

Jul 4, 2011

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Taxonomic Coverage

Species Groups recorded: terrestrial mammal.

Methodology

Quality control

All data was checked by the project co-ordinator, Dr Chris Smal. Extensive quality control was carried out at all stages in the project, with trainaing and standardised data collection an important part of the project.

Method Steps

  1. Full details of the data capture methodology is available in Smal, C. (1995) The Badger and Habitat Survey of Ireland. Unpublished Report to the Department of Agriculture and the National Parks & Wildlife Service.. Searches for badger setts were made at 729 pre-selected 1km squares from across the country. Setts were classified, mapped and associated habitat data were recorded