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Data set name

INFOMAR Seabed Survey Biological Stations around Ireland

Data holding centreGeological Survey Ireland
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time periodINFOMAR Seabed Survey Biological Stations
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Irish EEZ.

Observations 
Parameters

Date and time; Biodiversity indices

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. INFOMAR biological samples have been taken on survey of the following: Bryozoa nearshore, Cnidaria nearshore and offshore, Enchinodermata nearshore and offshore, molluscs nearshore and offshore, porifera nearshore and offshore, and Natura2000 samples.

OriginatorsGeological Survey Ireland
Marine Institute
Data web sitehttp://www.isde.ie/#/d394bf65-a801-4c59-b878-375f631247ed
Availability 
OrganisationGeological Survey Ireland
AvailabilityLicence
ContactGSI (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 identifierHB.IE.GSI.INFOMAR.SeabedSurveyBiologicalStation
Global identifier6507
Last revised2015-09-14