River Basins of the Republic of Ireland, created for Article 3 Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC).

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Theme Environment
Date dataset released 2004-06-18
Date dataset updated 2017-11-02
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 Other
Language English
Landing Page http://gis.epa.ie/GetData/Download
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 basin catchments were digitised from an OSI source and checked against verified River Basin District boundaries. Digitisation was carried out in 1997 from a 1958 source and subsequently codes for WFD were attributed. Spatial Accuracy: Shared boundaries between catchment areas and (I)RBDs have been updated as a result of field verification processes. Digitised from a 1:63360 source and a verified RBD GIS layer. Thematic Accuracy: Assigned European and Member state codes for WFD reporting, hydrometric area code and international RBD code.
Period of time covered (begin) 2004-06-18
Period of time covered (end) 2004-06-18