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    The MSFD commission staff working paper (CSWP) defines predominant habitat types required for use in MSFD habitats initial reporting article 8 Analysis of essential features and characteristics (Art 8.1a Habitats). These predominant habitat typologies broadly correspond to...
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    Marine sediment is considered any deposit of insoluble material, primarily rock and soil particles, transported from land areas to the ocean by wind, ice, and rivers, as well as the remains of marine organisms, products of submarine volcanism, chemical precipitates from...
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    Data from the underway system includes observations and measurements of meteorological (e.g. air temperature, atmospheric pressure, relative humidity, wind speed and direction) at 10m above sea level and oceanographic (e.g. sea surface temperature/salinity) at approximately 3m...
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    This dataset represents an initial comparison between several years of hourly wave forecasts (using WAM) on a grid of points located off the Irish coast with corresponding records from a number of buoys installed pre 2005. Based on the level of agreement found the wave...
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    Sea surface temperature was collected via permanent scientific equipment on board the MI research vessel RV Celtic Voyager. Data includes temperature from the hull mounted sensor known as 'Hull Sea Temperature' and temperature/salinity from the temperature sensor known as...
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    The dataset indicates the location of dredge fishing activity in Irish waters. Attributes when known include year, area, gear type, species, season, days per year (Days_Year), number of vessels (Vessels), vessel size (LOA_Max), gear units, classification, Area of polygon...
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    Marine biota can be classified broadly into those organisms living in either the pelagic environment (plankton and nekton) or the benthic environment (benthos). Single-celled or multi-celled plankton with photosynthetic pigments are the producers of the photic zone in the...
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    National and International Ferry Routes to/from Ireland. Data was created from MIDA for use in Marine Strategy Framework Directive article 8, 9 10 reporting.
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    Estimated annual average wave period (seconds) created by a Pelamis Wave Model for Accessible Wave Energy Resource Atlas. Wave period values are measured as lower and upper values in seconds as calculated by the Pelamis wave model. Annual average wave period covers an area...
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    Data indicates the location for mid-water trawl fishing activity in Irish waters. Attributes when known include year, area, gear type, species, season, days per year (Days_Year), number of vessels (Vessels), vessel size (LOA_Max), gear units, classification, Area of polygon...
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    Data indicates the location for line fishing activity in Irish waters. Attributes when known include year, area, gear type, species, season, days per year (Days_Year), number of vessels (Vessels), vessel size (LOA_Max), gear units, classification, Area of polygon (Area_M2),...
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    Survey stations represent the locations where underwater television surveys have taken place during Nephrops Underwater Television (UWTV) surveys. The prawn (Nephrops norvegicus) are common around the Irish coast occurring in geographically distinct sandy/muddy areas were the...
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    The Accessible Wave Energy Resource Atlas published in 2005 describes an initial comparison between several years of hourly wave forecasts (using WAM) on a grid of points located off the Irish coast with corresponding records from a number of buoys installed in recent years....
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    The Biologically Sensitive Area sets out the criteria and procedures for a system relating to the management of fishing effort in waters around Ireland that are considered biologically sensitive. A specific effort regime shall apply to the area enclosed by the coast of...
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    This dataset represents an initial comparison between several years of hourly wave forecasts (using WAM) on a grid of points located off the Irish coast with corresponding records from a number of buoys installed pre 2005. Based on the level of agreement found the wave...
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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...
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    Multibeam echosounder data and seabed sampling data acquired during the INFOMAR and INSS national seabed mapping programmes were the primary sources of data used in the generation of this Collated Seabed Substrate layer. The original classes assigned to the data were...
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    Sea surface temperature is collected via permanent scientific equipment on board the MI research vessel RV Lough Beltra. Data includes temperature from the hull mounted sensor known as 'Hull Sea Temperature' and temperature/salinity from the temperature sensor known as...
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    CTD or Conductivity Temperature Depth stations measure temperature, conductivity and depth of the water column at various depths from the surface to within 10m of the seafloor. A CTD is the oceanographic instrument used to determine the conductivity, temperature, and depth of...
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    Acoustic surveys have been generally carried out on spawning and pre-spawning aggregations of fish. Outside of the spawning season many pelagic species have been generally very scattered over a large geographical area and difficult to detect using acoustic methods. A cruise...
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