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    Rock outcrops west of Achill Island traced from Multibeam Echosounder (MBES) shaded relief imagery.
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    The Marine Institute and Met Eireann have jointly operated a manual weather station in Furnace, Newport, Co. Mayo for almost 50 years. In early 2005 this was upgraded to an Automatic Synoptic Weather Station and the data is supplied to the Marine Institute by Met Eireann on a...
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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...
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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...
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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 Cork Coasts Rock Habitats classified to EUNIS habitat classification. The EUNIS habitat classification is a comprehensive pan-European system to facilitate the harmonised description and collection of data across Europe through the use of criteria for habitat...
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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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    The prawn (Nephrops norvegicus) are common around the Irish coast occurring in geographically distinct sandy/muddy areas were the sediment is suitable for them to construct their burrows. Nephrops spend a great deal of time in their burrows and their emergence from these is...
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    Benthos is the flora and fauna found on the bottom, or in the bottom sediments, in the marine environment. Data geographic coverage includes Ireland coastline; Irish Sea, Celtic Sea, Saint Georges Channel and North Atlantic Ocean. Benthos monitoring surveys have taken place...
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    Monthly mean (average) values for oceanographic parameters in the North Atlantic Ocean SWAN and ROMS models. Mean values have been calculated on a monthly basis include sea surface temperature (degreeCelsius), sea bottom temperature (degreeCelsius), sea surface salinity (PSU),...
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    The hydrodynamic model, ROMS (Regional Ocean Modeling System), is run for a domain that covers a significant portion of the northeast Atlantic at a resolution of 2.5 km and and with 40 vertical levels.7-day forecasts are generated for research purposes and for comparison with...
  • Wave climate forecasts including significant wave height, mean wave period, mean wave direction, wave per unit crest length, peak period and energy period at Marine Institute weather and wave buoy locations.
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    The hydrodynamic model, ROMS (Regional Ocean Modeling System), is run for a domain that covers a significant portion of the northeast Atlantic at a resolution of 2.5 km and and with 40 vertical levels.7-day forecasts are generated for research purposes and for comparison with...
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    The Irish Deepwater Survey (IDS) collected trawl survey record of fish and other species collected from trawls carried out during specified purpose surveys on board the RV Celtic Explorer. Data were collected in pre-assigned survey areas and depths designed to complement...
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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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    Celtic Seas Offshore habitats classified to EUNIS habitat classification. The EUNIS habitat classification is a comprehensive pan-European system to facilitate the harmonised description and collection of data across Europe through the use of criteria for habitat...
  • Marine Institute daily oceanographic model of particle transport probability at the surface, 20m and bottom of the water column in Bantry Bay and Mizen Head. Data attribute structure includes time, release location, longitude, latitude, particle hours and particle track.
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    A tidal atlas or a tidal stream atlas is used to predict the direction and speed of tidal currents. A tidal atlas usually consists of a set of 12 or 13 diagrams, one for each hour of the tidal cycle, for a coastal region. Each diagram uses arrows to indicate the direction of...
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