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Data set name

Burrishoole Biological Macro-Invertebrate Monitoring Co. Mayo Ireland (since 2003)

Data holding centreMarine Institute (Newport Facility)
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time periodFrom 2003 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Burrishoole Co. Mayo

Observations 
Parameters

Date and time; Biodiversity indices

Description 
Summary

In 2003, a formal, consistent macro-invertebrate monitoring plan was implemented and 10 years of continuous data is now available. Macro-invertebrate are animals without backbones, visible to the naked eye. Samples are counted in the Newport biology laboratory and maintained up-to-date. 16 sites are monitored in terms of macro-invertebrates. Data includes the following: Annual species richness and abundance (river macro-invertebrate)

OriginatorsMarine Institute
Data web sitehttps://www.marine.ie/Home/marine-institute-request-digital-data
Availability 
OrganisationMarine Institute (Newport Facility)
AvailabilityLicence
ContactGer Rogan (Scientific and Technical Officer)
Address

Marine Institute (Newport Facility)
Furnace
Newport
Co. Mayo
F28 PF65
Ireland

Telephone+353-98-42300
Facsimile+353-98-42340
Emaildatarequests@marine.ie
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Institute
Local identifierSD.IE.MI.FEAS.BurrishooleBiologicalMonitoring
Global identifier6524
Last revised2017-10-25