Scallop Habitat

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Multibeam echosounder data and seabed sampling data acquired during the INFOMAR national seabed mapping programme were the primary sources of data used in the generation of this habitat map for the Inshore Fisheries section of Bord Iascaigh Mhara. The original sediment classes assigned to the data were translated to the EUNIS habitat classification system as part of the MESH Atlantic project.

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Title Scallop Habitat
Description

Multibeam echosounder data and seabed sampling data acquired during the INFOMAR national seabed mapping programme were the primary sources of data used in the generation of this habitat map for the Inshore Fisheries section of Bord Iascaigh Mhara. The original sediment classes assigned to the data were translated to the EUNIS habitat classification system as part of the MESH Atlantic project.

Contact Point name: Advanced Mapping Services
email: datarequests@marine.ie
phone: +353-91-387200
Keywords atlantic deep sea scallop, atlantic ocean, biotope, classification, deep sea scallop. atlantic sea scallop, environment, environmental science, geoscientificinformation, habitat, habitats and biotopes, hydrosphere, north atlantic ocean, north-east atlantic ocean, oceans, placopecten magellanicus, science, sea, sea bed, sea scallop, sediment, substrate
Theme Environment
Publisher Marine Institute
Issue Date 02 Jan 2013
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 05 May 2016
Publication Frequency not planned
Language eng
Landing Page http://www.meshatlantic.eu/
Geographic Coverage North: 52.014725, South: 51.536090, East: -6.631225, West: -7.571583
Vertical Extent Domain name: sea level, Min value: -80, Max value: -30
Lineage Multibeam echosounder data (MBES) were collected for the Irish Sea Fisheries as part of the Irish National Seabed Survey (INSS) project. The MBES data were firstly classified into 2 main acoustic groups based on analysis of the backscatter imagery in ArcMap. The resulting two acoustic groups were classified into sediment classes using information from sediment samples and video footage of the seafloor. These sediment classes were translated into EUNIS level 4 habitat classes as part of the MESH Atlantic project.
Temporal Extent From: 2001-01-01 00:00, To: 2005-12-31 00:00
Spatial Reference System http://www.opengis.net/def/crs/EPSG/0/4326
Spatial Resolution 25000