Mosquito Larval Counts

data.edmonton.ca | Last Updated 3 Oct 2022

Records of pools (bodies of water) sampled by city staff for presence of mosquito larvae.

Tags: mosquito larval count

This dataset has the following 18 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Timestamptimestampcalendar_dateThe date and time of when the larval count took place.
QuadrantquadranttextIndicates which quadrant of the city the count took place. Values can be: NE, NW, SE, SW or blank if not recorded at the time of the count.
SectionsectiontextBased on the ATS grid network, sections are labelled with letters from north to south, and numbers from east to west.
Water Size Widthwater_size_widthtextAn estimate of pool width in metres.
Water Size Lengthwater_size_lengthtextAn estimate of pool length in metres.
Water Size Depthwater_size_depthtextAn estimate of pool depth in centimetres.
Pool Typepool_typetextA brief description of the type of water pooling. Values can be: temp, ditch road, ditch overflow, ditch railway, etc. Values could be blank if it was not recorded at the time of the count.
TreatmenttreatmenttextA description of when the count took place relative to when treatment was applied. Can also indicate a reason as to why the count was done without it being related to when treatment took place.
DipsdipsnumberNumber of samples taken of a pool.
FirstsfirstsnumberAverage number of 1st instar mosquito larvae counted.
SecondssecondsnumberAverage number of 2nd instar mosquito larvae counted.
ThirdsthirdsnumberAverage number of 3rd instar mosquito larvae counted.
FourthsfourthsnumberAverage number of 4th instar mosquito larvae counted.
PupaepupaenumberAverage number of mosquito pupae counted.
GPS Point Accuracygps_point_accuracynumberThe accuracy of the GPS reading measured in metres.
LatitudelatitudenumberLatitude of where the count took place.
LongitudelongitudenumberLongitude of where the count took place
New Georeferenced Columngeocoded_columnpointConcatenation of latitude and longitude for mapping purposes.