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General
Data set name

South Irish Sea Habitats

Data holding centreMarine Institute
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time period2009
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Wexford; St. George's Channel

Observations 
Parameters

Habitat characterisation; Habitat extent

Instruments

Multi-beam echosounders

Description 
Summary

Multibeam echosounder data and seabed sampling data acquired during the INFOMAR national seabed mapping programme 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://www.isde.ie/#/086a34bf-6863-43da-84c3-a9629cca73de
Availability 
OrganisationMarine Institute
AvailabilityLicence
ContactEimear O'Keeffe (Scientific and Technical Officer)
Address

Marine Institute
Rinville Oranmore
Co. Galway


Ireland

Telephone+353-91-387200
Facsimile+353-91-387201
Emaildatarequests@marine.ie
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Institute
Local identifierfd186a99-24e6-11e2-81c1-0800200c9a66
Global identifier5892
Last revised2016-04-04