Site monitoring in Irish waters (pt 2)

The National Marine Monitoring Scheme uses an informal survey methodology combining the existing Seasearch methodology with a list of bench mark species to be monitored at each site. Sites are selected by participants themselves to facilitate repeat sampling. Abundance is then measured for each species using a simple coded system SCOR (Super-abundant, Common, Occasional, Rare). ... Read more Site monitoring in Irish waters (pt 2)

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Site monitoring in Irish waters (pt 3)

The National Marine Monitoring Scheme uses an informal survey methodology combining the existing Seasearch methodology with a list of bench mark species to be monitored at each site. Sites are selected by participants themselves to facilitate repeat sampling. Abundance is then measured for each species using a simple coded system SCOR (Super-abundant, Common, Occasional, Rare). ... Read more Site monitoring in Irish waters (pt 3)

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How to add Photo ID to your toolset

A guide to using your camera skills to record marine biodiversity. Some extremely knowledgeable photographers will guide you through taking the perfect snap to capture your record. We can't promise you'll find fame on Instagram but you'll be able to get the snap of that nudi or fish so you can ID them in the ... Read more How to add Photo ID to your toolset

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Expert Fish Identification

We're delighted to be joined by avid Seasearcher and fish expert Lin Baldock for an evening of fishy knowledge. Lin will teach you to identify those tricky gobies and wrasse that might have eluded your attention for now. Level - Intermediate/Advanced - This course does not aim to teach basic fish identification skills that will ... Read more Expert Fish Identification

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Explore Your Shore! Marine citizen science @ the National Biodiversity Data Centre

David Wall of the National Biodiversity Data Centre's Explore Your Shore! project will be discussing marine citizen science in Ireland. Explore Your Shore is a Citizen Science project funded by the Environmental Protection Agency focused on increasing our knowledge of the distribution of our intertidal species, exploring their potential as bio-indicators of water quality and ... Read more Explore Your Shore! Marine citizen science @ the National Biodiversity Data Centre

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Site monitoring in Irish waters (pt 1)

The National Marine Monitoring Scheme uses an informal survey methodology combining the existing Seasearch methodology with a list of bench mark species to be monitored at each site. Sites are selected by participants themselves to facilitate repeat sampling. Abundance is then measured for each species using a simple coded system SCOR (Super-abundant, Common, Occasional, Rare). ... Read more Site monitoring in Irish waters (pt 1)

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Ocean Literacy for European Maritime Day

The Irish Ocean Literacy Network, IOLN which was formed in 2016, is an all-Ireland group of organisations including public sector, research, and non-governmental stakeholders with the vision to achieve an ocean literate society. It contains a mixture of individuals and organisations involved in formal and informal education and those who have no formal experience but ... Read more Ocean Literacy for European Maritime Day

Invasive seaweeds in Irish waters

Dr. Marianela Zanolla of NUI Galway presents a guide to a 8 invasive seaweeds found in Ireland, explaining how to identify and record them as well why it's important to have accurate records of invasive seaweeds and a snapshot of her work to date. Level - Any You can register for this free event here ... Read more Invasive seaweeds in Irish waters

Sponge identification workshop

Dr Maria Vittoria Marra will be presenting this short introduction to sponge identification. Though sponges are one of the most commonly seen species by divers they are extremely under recorded and make up only 8% of Seasearch records in Ireland. This course is aimed at recorders interested in expanding their knowledge of this under recorded ... Read more Sponge identification workshop

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