Low Water Mass Movement

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Environment

Low water mass movement of ocean currents from the Irish Offshore Strategic Environmental Assessment (IOSEA 5) publication. Large masses of moving water are called currents. In the oceans there are major surface currents, subsurface currents, and tidal currents. This data is a representation of the mass movement of water in areas of depth >2000m along the Rockall Trough known as the North Atlantic Deepwater and Labrador Sea Water.

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Title Low Water Mass Movement
Description

Low water mass movement of ocean currents from the Irish Offshore Strategic Environmental Assessment (IOSEA 5) publication. Large masses of moving water are called currents. In the oceans there are major surface currents, subsurface currents, and tidal currents. This data is a representation of the mass movement of water in areas of depth >2000m along the Rockall Trough known as the North Atlantic Deepwater and Labrador Sea Water.

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Keywords atlantic ocean, celtic sea, environment, geoscientificinformation, hydrosphere, irish sea and st. george's channel, north atlantic ocean, north-east atlantic ocean, ocean, ocean circulation, ocean currents, oceanographic geographical features, oceanography, oceans, water science
Theme Environment
Publisher Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment
Issue Date 0:0 1/1/2012
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 15:3 11/11/2016
Publication Frequency not planned
Language eng
Landing Page http://atlas.marine.ie/arcgis/services/OceanFeatures/MapServer/WMSServer?REQUEST=GetMap&SERVICE=WMS&LAYERS=26&VERSION=1.3.0&FORMAT=image/png&CRS=CRS:84&BBOX=-24.021,49.211,-8.767,58.446&WIDTH=1000&HEIGHT=1000&STYLES=default
Geographic Coverage North: 57.44671000000001, South: 48.211109078, East: -9.767070000000002, West: -23.02165
Vertical Extent Domain name: sea level, Min value: -3500, Max value: -2000
Lineage Low water mass movement listed as having been derived from various sources. There is a reference to the M. White & P. Bowyer 1997 paper on The shelf-edge current north-west Ireland in the same section in the report (paper https://hal-insu.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-00316312/document). Data can be considered a general representation of lower mass movement with DCCAE as owner with source Second Strategic Environmental Assessment for Oil & Gas Activity in Irelands Offshore Atlantic Waters: IOSEA2 Porcupine Basin - Environmental Report (2007).
Temporal Extent From: n/a, To: 2012-01-01 00:00
Spatial Reference System http://www.opengis.net/def/crs/EPSG/0/4326
Spatial Resolution 1000000