Projects

Quaternary 3D models of Dublin and Cork cities
Quaternary 3D models of Dublin City and Cork City, version 1 (2016).3D models of the Quaternary in Dublin City and Cork City are now available to download for free. The models are done with the software named Subsurface Viewer. It is a Geological Information System (GIS) especially designed for ...
Irish Quaternary Geology Map
A major initiative to compile and synthesise available Irish Quaternary geology data for Ireland has just concluded. Many strands of data on Ireland’s Quaternary geological history have been weaved together into a new set of maps. The results from these recent efforts to develop new Q...
Subsurface Maps Dublin Centre
The subsurface geology of central Dublin is very important to the implementation of the Transport 21 initiative. A major expansion of Dublin’s transportation system is planned and a major element in it is the construction of underground rail lines. This will require extensive tunneling in ...
GeoUrban
The GeoUrban project 2007 - 2013 aims to produce a 3-D (4-D) spatial geological model for the Greater Dublin Area. GSI has received funding from the National Development Plan (NDP) 2007-2013 for a major project in the Greater Dublin Region. The GSI geological maps and borehole databases will be s...
Landslide Susceptibility
Breifne Area (North West Ireland) Landslides Susceptibility Mapping The implementation of a methodology for systematic production of landslide susceptibility maps hasn’t been embraced yet in Ireland. The Bréifne Area, located in North West Ireland and covering an area of 2129.7km2 within th...