Data Set Citation:
When using this data, please cite the data package:
Houghton J , Hays G , and Hobson V.
EcoJel Jellyfish Survey of the Irish Sea, 2003-2005
klr.40.8 (https://knb.ecoinformatics.org:443/knb/metacat/klr.40.8/nceas)
General Information:
Title:EcoJel Jellyfish Survey of the Irish Sea, 2003-2005
Identifier:klr.40
Keywords:
  • Jellyfish
  • Irish Sea
  • Scyphomedusa
  • aerial survey
  • Rhizostoma octopus
  • Chrysaora hysoscella
  • categorical
Data Table, Image, and Other Data Details:
Metadata download: Ecological Metadata Language (EML) File
Data Table:JEDI Template.txt ( View Metadata )

Involved Parties

Data Set Creators:
Individual:Dr. Jonathan D.R Houghton
Organization:Queen's University, Belfast
Position:Lecturer in Marine Biology
Phone:
+44 (0)28 9097 2297 (voice)
Email Address:
j.houghton@qub.ac.uk
Web Address:
http://www.qub.ac.uk/schools/SchoolofBiologicalSciences/People/DrJDRHoughton/
Individual:Dr. Graeme C. Hays
Organization:Swansea University School of the Environment and Society
Position:Professor
Phone:
+44 (0) 1792 295375 (voice)
Email Address:
g.hays@swansea.ac.uk
Individual:Dr. Victoria Hobson
Organization:Swansea University
Position:Lecturer
Address:
United Kingdom
Phone:
+44 (0) 1792 602950 (voice)
Email Address:
v.j.hobson@swansea.ac.uk
Data Set Contacts:
Individual:Dr. Graeme C. Hays
Organization:Swansea University School of the Environment and Society
Position:Professor
Phone:
+44 (0) 1792 295375 (voice)
Email Address:
g.hays@swansea.ac.uk
Individual:Dr. Cathy Lucas
Organization:National Oceanograpy Centre Southhampton, University of Southhampton Waterfront Campus
Address:
National Oceanography Centre, University of Southhampton Waterfront Campus,
Southampton, SO14 3ZH United Kingdom
Phone:
+44 (0)23 8059 6617 (voice)
Email Address:
cathy.lucas@noc.soton.ac.uk
Associated Parties:
Individual:Dr. Carlos Duarte
Organization:European Research Council
Position:Research Professor Spanish Research Council
Email Address:
carlosduarte@imedea.uib-csic.es
Individual: Kelly Robinson
Organization:Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Position:PhD Candidate
Address:
101 Bienville Blvd.,
Dauphin Island, AL 36528 USA
Phone:
251-861-2289 (voice)
Email Address:
krobinson@disl.org
Individual:Dr. William "Monty" Graham
Organization:Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Position:Senior Marine Scientist II, Associate
Address:
101 Bienville Drive,
Dauphin Island, Alabama 36528 U.S.A
Email Address:
mgraham@disl.com
Individual:Dr. Robert Condon
Organization:Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Position:Research faculty
Address:
101 Bienville Drive,
Dauphin Island, Alabama 36528 U.S.A
Email Address:
rcondon@disl.com

Data Set Characteristics

Geographic Region:
Geographic Description:Irish Sea
Bounding Coordinates:
West:  -17.25  degrees
East:  6.0  degrees
North:  58.625  degrees
South:  44.25  degrees
Time Period:
Begin:
2007
End:
2010
Taxonomic Range:
Classification:
Rank Name:Phylum
Rank Value:Cnidaria
Classification:
Rank Name:Class
Rank Value:Scyphozoa
Classification:
Rank Name:Order
Rank Value:Rhizostomeae
Classification:
Rank Name:Family
Rank Value:Rhizostomeae
Classification:
Rank Name:Genus
Rank Value:Rhizostoma
Classification:
Rank Name:Species
Rank Value:octopus
Classification:
Rank Name:Phylum
Rank Value:Cnidaria
Classification:
Rank Name:Class
Rank Value:Scyphozoa
Classification:
Rank Name:Order
Rank Value:Semaeostomeae
Classification:
Rank Name:Family
Rank Value:Pelagiidae
Classification:
Rank Name:Genus
Rank Value:Chrysaora
Classification:
Rank Name:Species
Rank Value:hysoscella

Sampling, Processing and Quality Control Methods

Step by Step Procedures
Step 1:  
Description:

Aerial Survey

Link to EcoJel website: http://www.jellyfish.ie/index.asp

Data Set Usage Rights

Usage restricted to Global Jellies Working Group members.
Access Control:
Auth System:knb
Order:denyFirst
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Metadata download: Ecological Metadata Language (EML) File