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General
Data set name

INFOMAR Seabed Survey Lidar Surveyed Areas

Data holding centreGeological Survey of Ireland
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time period1999-2015
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Irish coastline.

Observations 
Parameters

Date and time; Bathymetry and Elevation

Instruments

Multi-beam echosounders

Description 
Summary

The INtegrated Mapping FOr the Sustainable Development of Ireland's MArine Resource (INFOMAR) programme is a joint venture between the Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI) and the Marine Institute (MI). The programme is the successor to the Irish National Seabed Survey (INSS) and concentrates on creating integrated mapping products related to the seabed. INFOMAR LIDAR surveyed areas represent areas where Lidar (also written LIDAR or LiDAR), a remote sensing technology that measures distance by illuminating a target with a laser and analysing the reflected light, has been used to survey shallow waters. The term lidar comes from combining the words light and radar.

OriginatorsGeological Survey of Ireland
Marine Institute
Data web sitehttp://www.isde.ie/#/ebe4160f-a614-4584-817d-68c2d4dcb301
Availability 
OrganisationGeological Survey of Ireland
AvailabilityLicence
ContactArchie Donovan (Geologist)
Address

Geological Survey of Ireland
Beggars Bush Barracks 25 Haddington Road
Dublin

Dublin 4
Ireland

Telephone+353 1 678 2000
Facsimile+353 1 668 1782
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Institute
Local identifierGE.IE.GSI.INFOMAR.LidarSurveyedAreas
Global identifier6515
Last revised2015-09-14