Infaunal SACFOR abundance data from underwater video footage from selected Special Areas of Conservation (SACs), Northern Ireland, 2017.

Latest version published by Marine Biological Association on Dec 6, 2019 Marine Biological Association

This dataset contains information on the SACFOR abundance of benthic infauna species from video footage from Skerries & Causeway Special Areas of Conservation (SAC) in Northern Irish waters. The selected SAC’s have previous multibeam data available for each site, therefore this project was to provide ground-truthing evidence for these habitats. This survey took place on 2017-09-25 to 2017-09-27 on board the RV Corystes. A towed sledge camera was used in this survey. The video sledge was attached by a 400m cable with a USBL system, scaling lasers and an ancillary GoPro. A 0.1m2 day grab was also used as further ground-truthing but this information is not included in this dataset. Particle size analysis and Carbon & Nitrogen analysis were also carried out (not included in this dataset). Information on the substrate was collected and is included in this dataset.

Data Records

The data in this sampling event resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 122 records. 2 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Event (core)
    122
  • ExtendedMeasurementOrFact 
    9439
  • Occurrence 
    1192

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

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Data as a DwC-A file download 122 records in English (930 KB) - Update frequency: not planned
Metadata as an EML file download in English (4 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 KB)

Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) (2019): Infaunal SACFOR abundance data from underwater video footage from selected Special Areas of Conservation (SACs), Northern Ireland, 2017.. v3.1. Marine Biological Association. Dataset/Samplingevent. https://doi.org/10.17031/ufocqw

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Marine Biological Association. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

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Keywords

Samplingevent

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI)
Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI)

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Data Archive for Marine Species and Habitats (DASSH)
Data Archive for Marine Species and Habitats (DASSH) Plymouth GB

Who filled in the metadata:

Data Archive for Marine Species and Habitats (DASSH)
Data Archive for Marine Species and Habitats (DASSH) Plymouth GB

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
Data Team