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Data set name

Mean Annual Distribution of Wave Height around Ireland

Data holding centreMarine Institute
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time period2005
OngoingNo
Geographical area

North Atlantic Ocean. Celtic Sea. St. Georges Channel. Irish Sea.

Observations 
Parameters

Wave direction; Wave height estimates; Wave height and period statistics

Instruments

Wave recorders

Description 
Summary

Estimated annual average wave height (metres) created by the Pelamis Wave Model developed by ESBI as part of the Wave Power Atlas project known as the Accessible Wave Energy Atlas Ireland published in December 2005. Wave height values are measured as lower and upper values in metres as calculated by the Pelamis wave model. Parameter measured: - Wave Height (m).

OriginatorsMarine Institute
Data web sitehttp://www.isde.ie/#/7fbd533e-cadc-4e72-8e1d-d22fc5b41a2c
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
Emailinstitute.mail@marine.ie
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Institute
Local identifierf0c308b1-4c5c-11df-9879-0800200c9a66
Global identifier1943
Last revised2015-09-14