Celtic Sea Nearshore Habitats

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Multibeam echosounder data and seabed sampling data acquired during the INFOMAR national seabed mapping programme were the primary sources of data used in the generation of this marine habitat map. The original classes assigned to the data were translated to the EUNIS habitat classification system as part of the MESH Atlantic project.

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Title Celtic Sea Nearshore Habitats
Description

Multibeam echosounder data and seabed sampling data acquired during the INFOMAR national seabed mapping programme were the primary sources of data used in the generation of this marine habitat map. The original classes assigned to the data were translated to the EUNIS habitat classification system as part of the MESH Atlantic project.

Contact Point name: Advanced Mapping Services
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Keywords biotope, celtic sea, classification, environment, environmental science, geoscientificinformation, habitat, habitats and biotopes, hydrosphere, oceans, rock, science, sea, sea bed, sediment, substrate
Theme Environment
Publisher Marine Institute
Issue Date 0:0 2/1/2013
Conforms To The INSPIRE Directive or INSPIRE lays down a general framework for a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) for the purposes of European Community environmental policies and policies or activities which may have an impact on the environment.
Last Modification Date 10:15 5/5/2016
Publication Frequency not planned
Language eng
Landing Page None
Geographic Coverage North: 52.169541, South: 51.901112, East: -6.463060, West: -7.584600
Vertical Extent Domain name: sea level, Min value: -50, Max value: -15
Lineage Acoustic classes were generated from the analysis of MBES data, collected as part of the INFOMAR national seabed mapping programme, using QTC Multiview software. Supervised classification of the acoustic classes into sediment classes was done using information from collated sediment samples and Admiralty Chart information. Rock outcrops were digitised from shaded relief imagery. The original substrate classes assigned to the data were translated to the EUNIS habitat classification system as part of the MESH Atlantic project.
Temporal Extent From: 1999-01-01 06:00, To: 2011-12-31 00:00
Spatial Reference System http://www.opengis.net/def/crs/EPSG/0/4326
Spatial Resolution 25000