European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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General
Data set name

North Irish Sea Habitats

Data holding centreMarine Institute
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time periodApril-June 2010
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Irish Sea Dundalk Bay.

Observations 
Parameters

Habitat characterisation; Habitat extent

Instruments

Multi-beam echosounders

Description 
Summary

Multibeam echsounder data and seabed sampling data acquired during the INSS and INFOMAR national seabed mapping programmes were the primary sources of data used in the generation of this marine habitat map. The original classes assigned to the data were translated to the EUNIS habitat classification system as part of the MESH Atlantic project.

OriginatorsMarine Institute
Data web sitehttp://catalog.marine.ie:8080/geonetwork/srv/en/resources.get?id=1363&fname=NorthIrishSeaHabitats.zip&access=private
Availability 
OrganisationMarine Institute
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactFergal McGrath
Address

Marine Institute
Rinville Oranmore
Co. Galway


Ireland

Telephone+353-91-387200
Facsimile+353-91-387201
Emailinstitute.mail@marine.ie
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Institute
Local identifierNorth Irish Sea Habitats
Global identifier6532
Last revised2016-04-04