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Data set name

INFOMAR Seabed Survey Shallow Seismic Sub-Bottom Profile around Ireland

Data holding centreGeological Survey Ireland
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time period1999-2015
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Irish EEZ.

Observations 
Parameters

Date and time; Geological sample magnetic, electrical and acoustic properties; Geological sample radioactivity

Instruments

Multi-beam echosounders

Description 
Summary

The INtegrated Mapping FOr the Sustainable Development of Ireland's MArine Resource (INFOMAR) programme is a joint venture between the Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI) and the Marine Institute (MI). The programme is the successor to the Irish National Seabed Survey (INSS) and concentrates on creating integrated mapping products related to the seabed. Shallow seismic sub-bottom profile (Pinger) data provides information on the shallow soft sedimentary layers of the seafloor.

OriginatorsGeological Survey Ireland
Marine Institute
Data web sitehttp://www.isde.ie/#/9db6ac27-7ce6-45d0-bb30-6211941cb56f
Availability 
OrganisationGeological Survey Ireland
AvailabilityLicence
ContactArchie Donovan (Geologist)
Address

Geological Survey Ireland
Beggars Bush Barracks
Haddington Road
Dublin 4
D04 K7X4
Ireland

Telephone+353 1 678 2000
Facsimile+353 1 668 1782
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Institute
Local identifierGE.IE.GSI.INFOMAR.ShallowSeismicSubBottomProfile
Global identifier6504
Last revised2015-09-14