European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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Data set name

Smart Bay Buoy Network

Data holding centreMarine Institute
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time periodSmartBay, 2005-2010.
OngoingNo
Observations 
Parameters

Date and time; Air pressure; Air temperature; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Water body temperature sensor; atmospheric radiometers

Description 
Summary

The SmartBay pilot infrastructure was established by the Irish Marine Institute and the Environmental Protection Agency in 2007. The facility is deployed in Galway Bay on the West Coast of Ireland. SmartBay comprises a suite of commercially available technology platforms including a network of buoys, sensor hardware and communication systems against which new technologies can be validated. This spatial dataset indicates the location of the Smart Bay buoys in Galway Bay.

OriginatorsMarine Institute
Data web sitehttp://www.marine.ie/datarequests
Availability 
OrganisationMarine Institute
AvailabilityLicence
ContactTrevor Alcorn (Scientific & Technical Officer)
Address

Marine Institute
Rinville Oranmore
Co. Galway


Ireland

Telephone+353-91-387200
Facsimile+353-91-387201
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Institute
Local identifierf0c308af-4c5c-11df-9879-0800200c9a66
Global identifier2018
Last revised2010-04-26
StatusDeprecated