Mean Annual Distribution of Wave Height around Ireland

Published by: Marine Institute
Theme: Energy
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Estimated annual average wave height (metres) created by a Pelamis Wave Model for Accessible Wave Energy Resource Atlas. Wave height values are measured as lower and upper values in metres as calculated by the Pelamis wave model. Annual average wave height covers an area known as the Irish Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Data model produced in 2005. The Pelamis Wave Model was an oceanographic model using the Pelamis wave energy converter device. The Accessible Wave Energy Resource Atlas was produced to provide data and information on the accessible wave energy resource potential around Ireland. Wave model developed by ESB International (ESBI) as part of the Accessible Wave Energy Atlas Ireland published by the Marine Institute and Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland. Model completed for time period run.

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Theme Energy
Date dataset released 2005-12-31
Date dataset updated 2017-12-18
Dataset conforms to these standards 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.
Rights notes ['Creative Commons licence conditions apply', 'https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/', 'license', 'https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/', 'license']
Update frequency Never
Language English
Landing Page http://atlas.marine.ie/arcgis/services/EnergyResourcesWave/MapServer/WMSServer?REQUEST=GetMap&SERVICE=WMS&LAYERS=27&VERSION=1.3.0&FORMAT=image/png&CRS=CRS:84&BBOX=-14.5,49.5,-5.5,57.5&WIDTH=750&HEIGHT=750&STYLES=default
Geographic coverage in GeoJSON format {"type":"Polygon","coordinates":[[[-14.53, 50.0],[-14.53, 56.689], [-5.242, 56.689], [-5.242, 50.0], [-14.53, 50.0]]]}
Spatial Reference Systems (SRS) WGS 84 (EPSG:4326)
Vertical Extent {"maxVerticalExtent": "-1", "verticalDomainName": "sea level", "minVerticalExtent": "-2000"}
Provenance information Dataset created by the ESBI Pelamis Wave Model Accessible Wave Energy Resource Atlas Resource project using marine datasets. The model was generated in 2005. For more details on the dataset quality please download the report for technical details on how average wave height values were generated.
Period of time covered (begin) 2005-01-01
Period of time covered (end) 2005-12-31