Water Framework Directive Coastal Waterbodies

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Environment

Water Framework Directive (WFD) Coastal water body unit within Irish waters. According to the WFD Article 2 (7) “‘Coastal water’ means surface water on the landward side of a line, every point of which is at a distance of one nautical mile on the seaward side from the nearest point of the baseline from which the breadth of territorial waters is measured, extending where appropriate up to the outer limit of transitional waters.”

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Title Water Framework Directive Coastal Waterbodies
Description

Water Framework Directive (WFD) Coastal water body unit within Irish waters. According to the WFD Article 2 (7) “‘Coastal water’ means surface water on the landward side of a line, every point of which is at a distance of one nautical mile on the seaward side from the nearest point of the baseline from which the breadth of territorial waters is measured, extending where appropriate up to the outer limit of transitional waters.”

Contact Point name: Water Framework Directive
email: gis@edenireland.ie
phone: +353-53-9160600
Keywords aquatic environment, area management/restriction/regulation zones and reporting units, boundaries, celtic sea, clean waters, coastal, coastal area, coastal water, coastal waterbodies, coastal waters, environment, environmental quality, hydrography, ireland, irish sea, north atlantic ocean, north-east atlantic, oceans, water, water management, water quality, water quality monitoring, water status, wfd
Theme Environment
Publisher Environmental Protection Agency
Issue Date 0:0 1/1/2005
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 14:15 18/5/2017
Publication Frequency as needed
Language eng
Landing Page http://gis.epa.ie/geoserver/EPA/wms?service=WMS&version=1.1.0&request=GetMap&layers=EPA:WFD_COASTALWATERBODIESActive&styles=&bbox=38219.9992356,25182.99949634,333663.00667326,450007.00900014&width=356&height=512&srs=EPSG:29902&format=image%2Fpng
Geographic Coverage North: 55.37999, South: 51.44555, East: -6.01306, West: -10.47472
Vertical Extent Domain name: sea level, Min value: -100, Max value: -1
Lineage Data generated by Water Framework Directive water quality monitoring programme.
Temporal Extent From: 2005-01-01 00:30, To: 2009-09-03 01:00
Spatial Reference System http://www.opengis.net/def/crs/EPSG/0/29902
Spatial Resolution 50000