METRIC: Testing the Macroalgae and Angiosperm tools developed by the Marine Plants Task Team (MPTT)

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Resource or Project Abstract

This study used recently collected (2006) Macroalgal and Angiosperm data to investigate the suitability of the Ire-UK MPTT (Marine Plants Task Team) tools to determine Water Quality Ecological Status.

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The Marine Institute
The Marine Institute

MERC_Consultants
MERC Consultants Ltd.

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SAFER-Data Display URL http://erc.epa.ie/safer/iso19115/display?isoID=43
Resource KeywordsMETRIC Marine Macroalgae Tools Angiosperm
EPA/ERTDI/STRIVE Project Code2005-S-MS-37
EPA/ERTDI/STRIVE Project ThemeWater Quality
Resource Availability: Any User Can Download Files From This Resource
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Limitations on the use of this ResourceThis data has not been submitted to the Environmental Research Centre (ERC). A data request, however, can be made through the MI website www.marine.ie/home/publicationsdata/RequestForData.htm
Number of Attached Files (Publicly and Openly Available for Download): 0
Project Start Date Monday 23rd January 2006 (23-01-2006)
Earliest Recorded Date within any attached datasets or digital objects Monday 12th June 2006 (12-06-2006)
Most Recent Recorded Date within any attached datasets or digital objects Friday 21st July 2006 (21-07-2006)
Published on SAFERFriday 5th October 2007 (05-10-2007)
Date of Last EditFriday 5th October 2007 at 15:59:44 (05-10-2007)
Datasets or Files Updated On Friday 5th October 2007 at 14:53:21 (05-10-2007)

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Description of Geographical Characteristics of This Project or Dataset
Several Bays around the Irish coast Ballysadare Bay Dublin Bay Gweebarra Bay Killary Harbour Kinsale Liffey and Tolka Estuaries (Dublin) Lower Suir (Waterford) Mulroy Bay Waterford Harbour

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METRIC Project
Supplementary Information
Dataset Paremeters:
Macroalgae (species presence/absence and percentage cover)
Angiosperms:
Seagrass (species presence/absence, percentage cover and spatial extent)
Salt marsh (spatial extent)

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