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Data set name

Burrishoole Catchment Rainfall Co. Mayo Ireland since 1996

Data holding centreMarine Institute
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time periodFrom 1996 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Burrishoole; Furnace; Newport; Co. Mayo; Ireland

Observations 
Parameters

Date and time

Instruments

Meteorological packages

Description 
Summary

Rainfall sensors are currently deployed around the Burrishoole catchment to ensure maximum spatial coverage of rainfall variation. Data measured are mm of rain. Data coverage is for Furnace Newport Co. Mayo. Rainfall data collected since 1996. Rainfall data has been collected via tipping buckets which are used for the observations and measurements of rainfall. Data collected supports Met Eireann climate and meteorology analysis of rain over time periods. Data collected by the Marine Institute Newport Facility team in association with Met Eireann, Irelands meteorological service. Data has been collected regularly (e.g. daily) and is 100% complete for the period since the rainfall gauges deployed.

OriginatorsMarine Institute
Data web sitehttps://data.gov.ie/dataset/burrishoole-catchment-rainfall
Availability 
OrganisationMarine Institute
AvailabilityLicence
ContactRussell Poole (Section Manager)
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 identifierf0c356c4-4c5c-11df-9879-0800200c9a66
Global identifier1962
Last revised2017-12-04