Wetland Data Sets Incorporated into the Map of Irish Wetlands

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In addition to wetland sites reported by individuals, the Map of Irish Wetlands has incorprated wetland sites listed in the following larger data sets and publications.аThe wetlands include those previously reported from published sources (mainly SAC, SPA, NHA, ASI etc.) and previously unknown potential wetland sites identified through the examination of aerial photography in conjunction with subsoil data and other GIS data sets.аThe list is not exhaustive.а

Last update: 1 November 2017

National Data Sets

An Foras Forbartha Areas of Scientific Interest in Ireland 1981 - all counties
An Foras Forbartha County Areas of Scientific Interest Reports - most counties
Irish Peatland Conservation Council site list 2009 - all counties
National Parks & Wildlife Service pNHA listing - all counties
National Parks & Wildlife Service SAC, SPA and NHA on-line listing 2012/2013 - all counties
National Parks & Wildlife Service National Survey of Upland Habitats 2017 - all counties
National Parks & Wildlife Service National Survey of Native Woodland - all counties
National Parks & Wildlife Service National Fen Study Database site list 2006 - all counties
National Parks & Wildlife Service Wildfowl Santuary list - all counties
National Parks & Wildlife Service Turlough Survey 2015 - all counties
National Parks & Wildlife Service Turlough Database Consolidation Project 2008 - all counties
National Parks & Wildlife Service National Grassland Survey - selected counties
RAMSAR wetland sites - all counties
iWebs (IrishаWetlandаBirdаSurvey) wetland sites - most counties
EPA Drinking Water Lakes

Local Data Sets

An Foras Forbartha County Reports on Areas of Scientific Interest - all counties
Bord na Mona Boora Parklands sites
Cavan Wetland Survey 2008
Clare Wetland Map Project 2008 *
Clare Habitat Mapping Studies 2008, 2009 & 2010
Coillte LIFE Blanket Bog bog restoration sites - all counties
Coillte LIFE Raised Bog restoration sites - all counties
Erica erigena site locations in Galway & Mayo
Kerry Wetland Survey 2014 & 2015 *
Kildare Wetland Survey 2012, 2013 & 2014 *
Longford Wetland Study 2017 * (in prep)
Louth Wetland Identification Survey 2011 *

Louth Wetland Survey 2012 & 2014 *
Meath Wetland Survey 2010
Monaghan Fen Surveys 2007 & 2008 *
Monaghan Wetland Map 2010 *
Monaghan Wetland Surveys 2011 & 2012 *
Roscommon Wetland Study 2017 * (in prep)
Sligo Wetland Surveys
2008, 2009, 2010 * & 2011 *
Waterford Wetland Survey 2015 *
Waterford Wetland Survey 2006
Westmeath Fen Survey 2007
Wicklow Wetland Surveys 2010 & 2011 *

Aerial photographic and sub-soil surveys to locate previously unidentified potential wetlands have been undertaken by Foss Environmental Consulting and Wetland Surveys Ireland in countiesа- Cavan; Dublin; Wexford; Carlow; Kilkenny; Longford; Tipperary; Laois; Mayo; Limerick; Cork; Meath;аLeitrim; Waterford; Westmeath; Roscommon; Offaly; Wicklow;аSligo; Donegal; Clare and Galway.а

In addition where county wetland surveys have been undertaken by Wetland Surveys Ireland (marked with * above and bolded) numerous additional data sources in those counties have been consulted and wetland sites recorded. These data sources are listed in the appropriate survey reports.а

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