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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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    Catch numbers per species from Irish Groundfish Survey haul stations. The Irish Groundfish Survey covers fisheries trawl stations in the North Atlantic Ocean, Celtic Sea, Irish Sea and Saint Georges Channel around Ireland. The Irish Groundfish Survey has been a two-legged...
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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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    Nephrops Functional Units represent geographic area management and reporting units for Nephrops Underwater Television (UWTV) surveys. The Irish Functional units 30 divisions were based on ICES Statistical Rectangle boundaries. The prawn (Nephrops norvegicus) are common around...
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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 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 Full Scale Atlantic Marine Energy Test Site (AMETS) provides 30 minute observational data from two directional waverider buoys known as Belmullet A and Belmullet B observing and measuring wave height, wave direction and wave period. The AMETS buoys are located in the North...
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    Vessel Monitoring Systems (VMS) automatically collect positional data from fishing vessels. The VMS data can be linked to catch data from logbooks to provide a census of spatially resolved catch and effort data. Fishing method data includes all gears, mobile bottom, mobile...
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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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    Rock outcrops in Mannin Bay traced from Multibeam Echosounder (MBES) shaded relief imagery.
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    The dataset provides sea surface temperature and sea temperature information from a network of internal logging temperature sensors at 17 locations around the Irish coast. The TidbiT Temperature loggers have recorded hourly at each site providing a comprehensive time series...
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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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    Acoustic Doppler Current Profile (ADCP) hydroacoustic current meter data is similar to a sonar, attempting to measure water current velocities over a depth range using the Doppler effect of sound waves scattered back from particles within the water column. The term ADCP is a...
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    Catch weights per species from Irish Groundfish Survey haul stations. The Irish Groundfish Survey covers fisheries trawl stations in the North Atlantic Ocean, Celtic Sea, Irish Sea and Saint Georges Channel around Ireland. The Irish Groundfish Survey has been a two-legged...
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    The Stock Book is the annual review of Fish Stocks in any given year, the latest being 2016, with management advice for the subsequent year. The Stock Book covers fisheries and fishing activities in the greater North Atlantic Ocean, Celtic Sea, Irish Sea and Saint Georges...
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    Rock outcrops in Tralee Bay traced from Multibeam Echosounder (MBES) shaded relief imagery.