Dataset with records of otter signs, and some fish species, made during the period of the survey.

Geographic Coverage: National

Temporal Coverage: 1980-1981

Species Groups recorded: terrestrial mammal

Dataset Status: Complete

Additional Information: Chapman, P.J. & Chapman, L.L. (1982) The Otter Survey of Ireland. Unpublished survey carried out on behalf of the The Vincent Wildlife Trust; NPWS Irish Wildlife Manual 23.

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Theme Environment
Date dataset released 2017-09-05
Date dataset updated 2017-09-05
Dataset conforms to these standards The INSPIRE Directive or INSPIRE lays down a general framework for a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) for the purposes of European Community environmental policies and policies or activities which may have an impact on the environment.
Rights notes ['Creative Commons licence conditions apply', 'https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/', 'otherRestrictions', 'https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/', 'otherRestrictions']
Language English
Landing Page http://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/40
Geographic coverage in GeoJSON format {"type":"Polygon","coordinates":[[[-10.46356642, 51.47442578],[-10.46356642, 55.31880584], [-6.03866197, 55.31880584], [-6.03866197, 51.47442578], [-10.46356642, 51.47442578]]]}
Spatial Reference Systems (SRS) TM75 / Irish Grid (EPSG:29903)
Vertical Extent {"maxVerticalExtent": "0", "verticalDomainName": "EPSG Projection 5731 - Malin Head height", "minVerticalExtent": "0"}
Provenance information Surveys carried out by PJ & LL Chapman. Data entered into MS Access database by Dr Jane Preston. Resurvey of sites means that the dataset includes false positives, however this is only a problem when undertaking a statistical analysis of the dataset. Data is of a high quality. Data Capture Method: Full details of the data capture methodology is available in NPWS IWM No. 23. Searches for otter signs were made at 2,373 pre-selected sites across the country. Data Capture Purpose: This survey was the first systematic survey of otter distribution in Ireland. Original Format: Data imported into Recorder 6 from MS Access files.
Period of time covered (begin) 1980-01-01
Period of time covered (end) 1981-12-31