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Data set name

Bathymetric Survey of Lough Furnace Co. Mayo Ireland 2003

Data holding centreMarine Institute
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time period2003
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Lough Furnace, Co. Mayo, Ireland.

Observations 
Parameters

Bathymetry and Elevation

Instruments

Multi-beam echosounders

Description 
Summary

Bathymetry water depth survey including Esri raster Grid and contour vector lines at 1m intervals. Data coverage includes Lough Furnace in the Burrishoole catchment Co. Mayo Ireland. Data collected from 2003 survey. Data collected using standard echosounder device gear mounted on the front of a boat for determining the depth of the lake by measuring time taken for sound echoes to return to the listener. The purpose of the survey was to understand the depth profile of Lough Furnace to support ecosystem analysis of the lake catchment. Data collection undertaken by NUI Galway in consultation with the Marine Institute Newport facility. Data coverage 100% of the lake area surveyed.

OriginatorsMarine Institute
Data web sitehttps://data.gov.ie/dataset/bathymetric-survey-of-lough-furnace
Availability 
OrganisationMarine Institute
AvailabilityLicence
ContactTrevor Alcorn (Scientific and Technical Officer)
Address

Marine Institute
Rinville
Oranmore
Co. Galway
H91 R673
Ireland

Telephone+353-91-387200
Facsimile+353-91-387201
Emaildatarequests@marine.ie
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Institute
Local identifierf0c356c2-4c5c-11df-9879-0800200c9a66
Global identifier1954
Last revised2017-12-04