Introduction to Irish Vegetation Classification & ERICA

Tuesday, 5 September 2023 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM WEST

Gort, Gaway, Connacht, H91 HF5X, Ireland

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Tuesday, 5 September 2023 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM WEST

Coole Park Visitor Centre, Gort, Gaway, Connacht, H91 HF5X, Ireland.

Workshop Leader: Philip Perrin and Fionnuala O'Neill

Venue: Coole Park, Galway, H91HF5X

Date: Tuesday, 5th September

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Audience: Professional ecologist

Fee: €50

This workshop will introduce the Irish Vegetation Classification, a dynamic community-level scheme for describing and mapping Irish semi-natural vegetation. We will cover the structure and scope of the classification, examples of communities from different habitats and the resources available to practitioners, including the online ERICA application.  A practical session on the campus will used to demonstrate how the classification can be applied.

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National Biodiversity Data Centre

The National Biodiversity Data Centre works to make biodiversity data and information more freely available in order to better understand and assist the protection of Ireland’s biodiversity. The National Biodiversity Data Centre is a Company Limited by Guarantee. Register Number: 730718. National Biodiversity Data Centre Beechfield House SETU West Campus Carriganore Co. Waterford

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