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Vyrnwy research catchment hydrochemistry

B. Reynolds, C. Neal & J. Kirchner
This dataset includes weekly data from monitoring of stream, rainfall and groundwater hydrochemistry in the Vyrnwy research catchment between 1994 and 2001. Data for over 50 chemical determinands are presented alongside data for some in-situ measurements such as water temperature. Full descriptions of the analytical methods used for each determinand is included. Intensive and long-term monitoring within the catchments underpins a wealth of hydrological and hydro-chemical research; other linked datasets include river flow, meteorology and...

Mimetic host shifts in a social parasite of ants: Caterpillar survivors in Myrmica nests

K. Schönrogge, J. A. Thomas, G.W. Elmes, M. Sielezniew, A. Stankiewicz-Fiedurek, D. Simcox & J. Settele
This dataset is part of the study of mimetic host shifts in an endangered social parasite of ants, which is a joint study of the NERC's Centre for Ecology & Hydrology(UK), the University of Oxford(UK), University of Bialystok(Poland), Polish Academy of Sciences(Poland) and UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research(Germany). Combined with datasets collected from previous study, they compare the proportions of caterpillars of Maculinea rebeli being adopted by resident Myrmica ant species near Przemysl, Poland...

Loch Leven long-term monitoring data: phosphorus, silica and chlorophyll concentrations, water clarity and temperature, 1985-2007

B. J. Dudley, L. May, B. M. Spears & A. Kirika
A subset of the Loch Leven long-term monitoring project dataset. This subset contains data collected from Loch Leven between 1985 and 2007 at three sampling sites in the lake. It includes results of chlorophyll, phosphorus, and silicon analyses as well as conductivity and water temperature measurements. The data relate to water samples taken at fortnightly or monthly intervals. Data available in digital form is described here. Additional data currently held as hard copy, will become...

United Kingdom Butterfly Monitoring Scheme: collated indices 2012

M. Botham, D. Roy, T. Brereton, I. Middlebrook & Z. Randle
Collated indices are a relative measure of butterfly abundance across monitored sites in the UK, calculated from data collected by the UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme (UKBMS). Collated indices are calculated annually for each individual butterfly species that has been recorded on five or more sites in that year. Based on this criterion collated indices have been calculated for the entire UKBMS time series from 1976 to the current year for the majority of species. For...

Plynlimon research catchment high-frequency hydrochemistry data

C. Neal, J. Kirchner & B. Reynolds
This dataset includes rainfall, river and stream hydro-chemistry data from the River Hafren (Severn). The dataset represents high-frequency (7 hourly) monitoring of stream hydrochemistry at both the Lower and Upper Hafren site from 2007-2009, as well as rainfall hydrochemistry near the Carreg Wen meteorological site. Data for over 50 chemical determinands are presented alongside data for some in-situ measurements such as water temperature. Full descriptions of the analytical methods used for each determinand is included....

The Isle of May long-term study (IMLOTS) seabird annual breeding success 1982-2012

M. Newell, M. Harris, S. Wanless, S. Burthe, M. Bogdanova, C. Gunn & F. Daunt
This dataset contains calculated breeding success rates for six seabird species from representative colonies on the Isle of May, off the East coast of Scotland. Annual breeding success has been measured as the number of chicks fledged per active nest for the Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica, since 1982), common guillemot (Uria aalge, since 1982), razorbill (Alca torda, since 1982), European shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis, since 1987), black-legged kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla, since 1987) and northern fulmar (Fulmarus...

United Kingdom Butterfly Monitoring Scheme: site location data 2012

M. Botham, D. Roy, T. Brereton, I. Middlebrook & Z. Randle
This dataset provides the details of all sites which have been monitored as part of the UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme (UKBMS). Data includes the location within the UK, the length and width of the line transect on each site, and how long the transect has been monitored. The UKBMS started in 1976 with fewer than 50 sites. The number of sites monitored each year has increased to over a thousand since 2008. There is turnover...

United Kingdom Butterfly Monitoring Scheme: species trends 2011

M. Botham, D. Roy, T. Brereton, I. Middlebrook & Z. Randle
This dataset provides linear trends, over varying time periods, for the UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme (UKBMS) Collated Indices of individual butterfly species across the UK. The main statistical values derived from a linear regression (slope, standard error, P-value) are presented for the entire time series for each species (1976 to 2011), for the last 20 years, and for the last decade. In addition a trend class, based on slope direction and its significance, and a...

Pike fecundity data 1963-2002

I.J. Winfield, J.M. Fletcher & J. B. James
This dataset consists of fecundity (number of eggs) data on Pike (Esox lucius) from net sampling in Windermere. Data collection began in 1963. The data were initially collected by the Freshwater Biological Association (FBA) but have been collected by CEH and its predecessor Institute of Freshwater Ecology (IFE) since 1989.

Records of leaf damage caused by and parasitism of Cameraria ohridella in Britain in 2010 collected with a citizen science approach, plus validation of the data

M.J.O. Pocock & D.M. Evans
Records of leaf damage caused by and parasitism of Cameraria ohridella in Britain in 2010 collected with a citizen science approach as part of the Conker Tree Science citizen science project, plus validation of the data. Over 3500 people in Great Britain provided data at a national scale on an invasive insect (horse-chestnut leaf-mining moth, Cameraria ohridella Deschka & Dimic; Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) in order to address two hypotheses. Specifically: (1) whether the levels of damage...

Data from: Island Biogeography, the effects of taxonomic effort and the importance of island niche diversity to single island endemic species

Alan Gray & Stephen Cavers
Island biogeography theory is fundamentally reliant on measuring the number of species per island and hence has taxonomy at its foundation. Yet as a metric used in tests of the theory, island species richness (S) has varied with time according to the level of taxonomic effort (a function of the rate of finding and describing species). Studies using a derivative of S, single-island endemic species richness (SIE S), may be prone to change in taxonomic...

Metal and metalloid concentrations in the livers of Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra) from England and Wales

L.A. Walker, A.J. Lawlor, E.A. Chadwick, E.D. Potter, M.G Pereira, R.F. Shore & J.S. Chaplow
Dataset includes dry weight concentrations of 18 toxic, essential and trace elements quantified in the livers of otters that have been found dead in England and Wales between 2007 and 2009 inclusive. For each otter the month and year found, age, sex, body condition coefficient and location where the otter was found are given. Most elements were measured in 157 samples that came from the years 2007 to 2009. Residues of Pb were only measured...

Pike growth data 1944-1995

I.J. Winfield, J.M. Fletcher & J.B. James
This dataset consists of growth (length) data on Pike (Esox lucius) from net sampling in Windermere. Data collection began in 1944. The data were initially collected by the Freshwater Biological Association (FBA) but have been collected by CEH and its predecessor Institute of Freshwater Ecology (IFE) since 1989.

Water quality data from the Ribble and Wyre catchments 2008-2010

P.A. Scholefield, C. Neal, A.P. Rowland, J.S. Chaplow & D. Sleep
Water quality data from 26 Ribble and Wyre river basin sites in north west England. Samples were analysed for major solutes, pH, Gran alkalinity, trace metals, mercury and chlorophyll.

Chemical contaminants in White-tailed sea eagle eggs - Predatory Bird Monitoring Scheme (PBMS)

L. Walker, R.F. Shore, J.S. Chaplow, E.D. Potter & G. Dos Santos Pereira
Data from analyses of addled and deserted sea eagle eggs collected by licensed collectors in Scotland. Contaminants reported include polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), organochlorine pesticides or their persistent metabolites, and a range of metals and metaloids. The white-tailed sea eagle has been re-introduced to a number of Scottish Islands since the 1980s. The Predatory Bird Monitoring Scheme (PBMS) is a long-term, national monitoring scheme that quantifies the concentrations of contaminants in the livers and eggs of...

Concentrations of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) in UK sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) livers. Data from the Predatory Bird Monitoring Scheme (PBMS)

J. Crosse, R. Shore, K. Jones & M. G. Pereira
Data on concentrations of PBDEs found in the livers of 59 sparrowhawks that had died in the UK between 1998 and 2009. Samples were selected from the Predatory Bird Monitoring Scheme (PBMS) Archive. Archived livers from birds that had died between 1998 and 2009 from central England, directly east and within 250 km of the Welsh border, were analysed. Data are presented as one table and two supporting files containing metadata. The Predatory Bird Monitoring...

Life history, wing morphology and reproductive output of Pararge aegeria L. on drought stressed host plants

M. Gibbs, H. Van Dyck & C. J. Breuker
This dataset contains information on life history, wing morphological and reproductive traits of Pararge aegeria (L.). The data was collected from an eco-evolutionary study examining how male and female Pararge aegeria from woodland and agricultural landscape populations were affected by development on drought stressed host plants. The data of life history cover total development time and sex of the studied species. The data of wing morphology include total development time, sex, wing loading, the mean...

Distribution of individual ash trees in Great Britain

L.C. Maskell, P.A. Henrys, L.R. Norton, S.M. Smart & C.M. Wood
The dataset consists of a map of individual ash trees (Fraxinus excelsior) across Great Britain. The data is derived from Countryside Survey 2007 and includes individual trees in the landscape, clumps of trees and veteran trees. Trees were mapped in 569 1km sample squares across Britain, and this national estimate dataset was derived from the sample data using ITE Land Classes.

Five year record of aquatic carbon and greenhouse gas concentrations from Auchencorth Moss

K. J. Dinsmore, M.F. Billett & K. E. Dyson
Dataset contains concentrations of particulate and dissolved organic carbon, inorganic carbon, CO2, CH4 and N2O in the Black Burn stream which drains Auchencorth Moss peatland in South East Scotland. Auchencorth Moss is part of the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology's UK Carbon Catchment project. Concentrations have been measured approximately weekly from January 2007 to December 2011

Dissolved polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and dissolved organic carbon (DOC) in the River Wyre (northwest England)

C. Moeckel, D.T. Monteith, N.R. Llewellyn, P.A. Henrys & M.G. Pereira
Data on concentrations of dissolved PAHs and dissolved organic carbon (DOC) in 20 water samples collected from the River Wyre at five sites between Marshaw Wyre, one of the two headwaters of the River Wyre, and Garstang from August 2010 to June 2011. As typical for this region, the upland reaches of this river drain peatland areas, resulting in a relatively high dissolved organic carbon content. PAHs were measured as freely dissolved PAHs (i.e. freely...

Mimetic host shifts in a social parasite of ants: Analytical data of surface semio-chemicals on Maculinea rebeli larvae

K. Schönrogge, J.A. Thomas, G. W. Elmes, M. Sielezniew, A. Stankiewicz-Fiedurek, D. Simcox & J. Settele
This dataset is part of the study of mimetic host shifts in an endangered social parasite of ants, which is a joint study of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and the University of Oxford. It contains the relative abundance data of cuticular hydrocarbons extracted from worker ants of Myrmica sabuleti and M. schencki, and from caterpillars of Maculinea rebeli from two populations at the pre-adoption stage and after being reared by the two ant...

Soil map of the Moor House National Nature Reserve

G.A.L. Johnson
This is a digital soil map of the Moor House - Upper Teesdale National Nature Reserve. Mapped polygons represent a range of soil types. The site lies in the North Pennine uplands of England and has an area of 74 km2. It is England's highest and largest terrestrial National Nature Reserve (NNR), a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and a European Special Protection Area. Habitats include exposed summits, extensive blanket peatlands, upland grasslands, pastures, hay meadows and...

Distribution of ash trees in woody linear features in Great Britain

L.C. Maskell, P.A. Henrys, L.R. Norton, S.M. Smart & C.M. Wood
The dataset consists of a distribution map of ash trees (Fraxinus excelsior) within woody linear features across Great Britain. The data is derived from Countryside Survey 2007 and includes trees recorded in lines of trees of a natural shape and lines of trees of an unnatural shape. Trees were mapped in 569 1km sample squares across Britain, and this national estimate dataset was derived from the sample data using ITE Land Classes.

Ecosystem services variables from the UK Environmental Change Network (ECN)

J. Dick, C. Andrews, D.A. Beaumont, S. Benham, D.R. Brooks, S. Corbett, D. Lloyd, S. McMillan, D.T. Monteith, E.S. Pilgrim, R. Rose, A. Scott, T. Scott, R.I. Smith, C. Taylor, M. Taylor, A. Turner & H. Watson
73 ecosystem services variables for 11 Environmental Change Network (ECN) sites throughout the UK mainland. The variables cover provisioning (food, fibre, fuel, genetic resources, biochemical and pharmaceuticals, ornamental), regulating (air quality regulation, climate regulation, water regulation, erosion, human diseases, biological control, pollination, natural hazard, other hazards) and cultural (cultural diversity) service types. The list of variables was agreed at an ECN site manager's workshop as representative of the high level categories defined by the Millennium...

Plynlimon research catchment hydrochemistry

C Neal, J Kirchner & B Reynolds
This dataset includes rainfall, cloud, river and stream hydro-chemistry of the Plynlimon research catchments. The data is from weekly monitoring of stream hydrochemistry of the River Hafren (Severn) at both the Lower and Upper Hafren site from 1998, stream hydrochemistry of the River Hore at the Lower Hore site from 1983 and Upper Hore site from 1984 as well as rainfall hydrochemistry near the Carreg Wen meteorological site from 1983 and cloud hydrochemistry near the...

Registration Year

  • 2013
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Resource Types

  • Dataset
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Affiliations

  • Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
    33
  • UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
    28
  • Butterfly Conservation
    5
  • University of Oxford
    3
  • Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
    2
  • UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research
    1
  • ADAS UK Ltd
    1
  • University of Adelaide
    1
  • Polish Academy of Sciences
    1
  • University of Nottingham
    1