Valentia Island Marine Habitats

Published by: Marine Institute
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This dataset consists of marine habitat information around Valentia island. The habitats are classified according to the European Nature Information System (EUNIS). The EUNIS habitat classification is a comprehensive pan-European system to facilitate the harmonised description and collection of data across Europe through the use of criteria for habitat identification. It is hierarchical and covers all types of habitat types from natural to artificial, from terrestrial to freshwater and marine. Valentia island is located in Co. Kerry off the south-west coast of Ireland. The data was acquired in 2001 to aid in the designation of Special Areas of Conservation (SAC) around the coast of Ireland. Data gathered by the National Parks and Wildlife Service. Data completed for Valentia island survey area.

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Theme Environment
Date dataset released 2010-01-01
Date dataset updated 2017-12-18
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/', 'license', 'https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/', 'license']
Update frequency Never
Language English
Geographic coverage in GeoJSON format {"type":"Polygon","coordinates":[[[-10.43777, 51.87109],[-10.43777, 51.953332509], [-10.24766, 51.953332509], [-10.24766, 51.87109], [-10.43777, 51.87109]]]}
Spatial Reference Systems (SRS) WGS 84 (EPSG:4326)
Vertical Extent {"maxVerticalExtent": "-1", "verticalDomainName": null, "minVerticalExtent": "-50"}
Provenance information The data were generated from the supervised classification of single beam echosounder data using information on substrate and biology obtained from the analysis of grab data, dive surveys and video footage of the seabed.
Period of time covered (begin) 2001-01-01
Period of time covered (end) 2001-12-31