General Near Surface Ocean Current

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An ocean current is a continuous, directed movement of seawater generated by forces acting upon this mean flow, such as breaking waves, wind, the Coriolis effect, cabbeling, and temperature and salinity differences, while tides are caused by the gravitational pull of the Sun and Moon. Depth contours, shoreline configurations, and interactions with other currents influence a current's direction and strength.

Ocean currents flow for great distances, and together, create the global conveyor belt which plays a dominant role in determining the climate of many of the Earths regions. More specifically, ocean currents influence the temperature of the regions through which they travel. General near surface ocean current data was provided by Petroleum Affairs Division. Data was created as part of the Irish Offshore Strategic Environmental Assessment (IOSEA).

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Dáta eisithe 2014-06-30
Dáta nuashonraithe 2016-11-11
Cloíonn an tacar sonraí leis na caighdeáin seo 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.
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Minicíocht Nuashonraithe Riamh
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Clúdach Geografach i bhformáid GeoJSON {"type":"Polygon","coordinates":[[[-15.0, 48.0],[-15.0, 59.0], [0.0, 59.0], [0.0, 48.0], [-15.0, 48.0]]]}
SRS WGS 84 (EPSG:4326)
Méid Ingearach {"verticalDomainName": "sea level", "minVerticalExtent": "-2500", "maxVerticalExtent": "-50"}
Eolas Dualfhoinse IOSEA reference from Fourth Strategic Environmental Assessment for Oil and Gas Activity in Irelands Offshore Waters: IOSEA4 Irish and Celtic Seas - Environmental Report (2011) contains data on the general near surface current originally sourced in consultation with Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences NUI Galway. The general near surface current is referenced in the paper M. White & P. Bowyer 1997 paper on The shelf-edge current north-west Ireland’ in the same section in the report (paper here
Tréimhse ama clúdaithe (tús) 2014-01-30
Tréimhse ama clúdaithe (deireadh) 2014-06-30