Quantitative Phytoplankton data from…

Occurrence dataset published by National Biodiversity Data Centre

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Summary

Full Title

Quantitative Phytoplankton data from Irish lakes (EPA)

Description

A quantitative study of Phytoplankton data from Irish lakes funded by the EPA

Additional Information

Data has been published in: Free, G., Little, R., Tierney, D., Donnelly, K., Caroni, R., 2006. A reference based typology and ecological assessment system for Irish lakes. Preliminary investigations. 266pp. EPA, Wexford, Ireland. Future publications are planned by the authors of the report.

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jan 1, 2001 - Jan 1, 2003

Language of Data

 

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
Gary Free, Scientific Officer
Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Protection Agency, McCumiskey House, Richview, Clonskeagh Road, Dublin 14 00353 1 268 0129

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National Biodiversity Data Centre

Publication Date

Oct 27, 2011

Registration Date

Jul 4, 2011

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Taxonomic Coverage

Species Groups recorded: bacterium, alga, diatom.

3,275 Georeferenced data

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Description

Nationwide

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Geographic Coverage

Nationwide

Methodology

Quality control

All phytoplankton collected as part of this dataset were identified by Dr Rossana Caroni and Dr Karol Donnelly. Many taxa were grouped to Genus to ensure compatibility for analysis.

Method Steps

  1. Depth Integrated mid-lake samples from the epilimnion, counted following Utermöl technique in cells or colonies per ml.