Ryalls, J.M.W. et al

Invertebrates identified in pitfall traps within diesel exhaust and ozone fumigation rings, Sonning, UK, 2018-2019

The dataset contains abundances of invertebrates collected from pitfall traps within eight field-based diesel exhaust and ozone fumigation rings located at the University of Reading’s Sonning Farm, UK. Rings were fumigated with diesel exhaust, ozone or both pollutants during two full summer seasons (April-October 2018 and 2019). Pitfall traps contained 500 mL 20% propylene glycol (including detergent to break the surface tension), which was filtered through mesh by two field researchers before collecting invertebrate samples within 50mL centrifuge tubes (one tube per pitfall trap) and placing in a -20 °C freezer prior to classification.

Publication date: 2022-02-16

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This dataset is available under the terms of the Open Government Licence

Format of the data: Comma-separated values (CSV)

You must cite: Ryalls, J.M.W.; Staton, T.; Bromfield, L.M.; Mullinger, N.; Langford, B.; Pfrang, C.; Nemitz, E.; Girling, R.D. (2022). Invertebrates identified in pitfall traps within diesel exhaust and ozone fumigation rings, Sonning, UK, 2018-2019. NERC EDS Environmental Information Data Centre. https://doi.org/10.5285/7262ce48-0cc3-4998-89ee-36d676bd057d

 

Where/When

Study area
Temporal extent
2018-04-01    to    2018-10-31
2019-04-01    to    2019-10-31

Provenance & quality

Invertebrates were collected from pitfall traps in field fumigation rings over two summer seasons (2018 and 2019) and taxonomically classified into functional groups and counted in the laboratory.

Correspondence/contact details

Ryalls, J.M.W.
University of Reading
 j.ryalls@reading.ac.uk

Authors

Ryalls, J.M.W.
University of Reading
Staton, T.
University of Reading
Bromfield, L.M.
University of Reading
Mullinger, N.
UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Langford, B.
UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Pfrang, C.
University of Birmingham
Nemitz, E.
UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Girling, R.D.
University of Reading

Other contacts

Custodian
NERC EDS Environmental Information Data Centre
 info@eidc.ac.uk
Publisher
NERC EDS Environmental Information Data Centre
 info@eidc.ac.uk
Rights Holder
University of Reading
 j.ryalls@reading.ac.uk

Additional metadata

Topic categories
Environment
Keywords
Air pollution,  diesel exhaust,  ground-active invertebrates,  insect diversity,  pitfall traps,  tropospheric ozone,  United Kingdom
INSPIRE Theme
Environmental Monitoring Facilities
Funding
Natural Environment Research Council Award: NE/P002404/1
Spatial representation type
Tabular (text)
Spatial reference system
WGS 84
Last updated
18 May 2022 12:21