Radon Risk Map of Ireland

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This map shows a prediction of the number of the houses in any one area that are likely to have high radon levels. Those areas in red are most at risk from radon and are called High Radon Areas. The map is based on an analysis of indoor radon measurements plus geological information including, bedrock type, quaternary geology, soil permeability and aquifer type. The areas of the map in orange and yellow are areas of medium and low risk respectively..

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Theme Health
Date released 2022-05-05
Date updated 2023-04-14
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 {"no limitations",https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/,license,https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/,license}
Update frequency Never
Language English
Landing page http://gis.epa.ie/geoserver/EPA/wms?service=WMS&version=1.1.0&request=GetMap&layers=EPA%3ARadonRiskMapofIreland&bbox=17953.838999999687%2C20000.065799999982%2C334497.9341000002%2C459878.4633000009&width=552&height=768&srs=EPSG%3A29902&styles=&format=image%2Fpng
Geographic coverage in GeoJSON format {"type":"Polygon","coordinates":[[[-10.47472, 51.44555],[-10.47472, 55.37999], [-6.01306, 55.37999], [-6.01306, 51.44555], [-10.47472, 51.44555]]]}
Spatial Reference Systems (SRS) TM65 / Irish Grid (EPSG:29902)
Vertical Extent {"maxVerticalExtent": "1014", "verticalDomainName": "EPSG Projection 5731 - Malin Head height", "minVerticalExtent": "0"}
Provenance information The map is based on one published by Elio et al (2017). Details can be found here: Logistic regression model for detecting radon prone areas in Ireland - ScienceDirect An independent validation of this methodology was carried out by the EPA Analytics team before the map was adopted. A report of this analysis is available from the EPA.
Period of time covered (begin) 1989-01-03
Period of time covered (end) 1992-12-23