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Data set name

INFOMAR Seabed Survey Particle Size Analysis Stations around Ireland

Data holding centreGeological Survey of Ireland
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time periodINFOMAR Seabed Survey Particle Size Analysis Stations
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Irish coastline.

Observations 
Parameters

Date and time; Bathymetry and Elevation

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 Particle Size Analysis stations represent locations where sediment grab samples have been taken and analysed by a survey geologist.

OriginatorsGeological Survey of Ireland
Marine Institute
Data web sitehttp://www.isde.ie/#/aaf50dfe-1000-4b95-b748-1ec0116399ab
Availability 
OrganisationGeological Survey of Ireland
AvailabilityLicence
ContactGSI (Geologist)
Address

Geological Survey of Ireland
Beggars Bush Barracks 25 Haddington Road
Dublin

Dublin 4
Ireland

Telephone+353 1 678 2000
Facsimile+353 1 668 1782
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Institute
Local identifierGE.IE.GSI.INFOMAR.ParticleSizeAnalysisStation
Global identifier6511
Last revised2015-09-14