Irish Sea Marine Aggregates Initiative

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Science and Technology

The IMAGIN study has concluded that a number of areas with potential to support marine aggregate extraction exist within the Irish Sea and that marine aggregates can contribute to the sustainable management of demand and future use of aggregates in Ireland.

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Title Irish Sea Marine Aggregates Initiative
Description

The IMAGIN study has concluded that a number of areas with potential to support marine aggregate extraction exist within the Irish Sea and that marine aggregates can contribute to the sustainable management of demand and future use of aggregates in Ireland.

Contact Point name: IMAGIN
email: datarequests@marine.ie
phone: +353-91-387200
Keywords aggregates, earth science, economy, geology, geoscientificinformation, gravel, gravel extraction, hydrosphere, imagin, irish sea and st. george's channel, lithosphere, marine aggregates, marine geology, mining, oceans, raw material, rock, sand, science
Theme Science and Technology
Publisher Marine Institute
Issue Date 31 Dec 2008
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 20 Oct 2016
Publication Frequency not planned
Language eng
Landing Page http://atlas.marine.ie/arcgis/services/Geology/MapServer/WMSServer?request=GetCapabilities&service=WMS
Geographic Coverage North: 54.4586, South: 53.0881, East: -2.759, West: -6.4853
Vertical Extent Domain name: sea level, Min value: -152, Max value: -1
Lineage Data captured by IMAGIN project on marine sand and gravel aggregates. Publication released on Marine Institute Open Access Repository and data released on Irelands Marine Atlas.
Temporal Extent From: 2006-01-01 12:14, To: 2008-12-31 00:00
Spatial Reference System http://www.opengis.net/def/crs/EPSG/0/4326
Spatial Resolution 50000