Index of Projects


International Year of Planet Earth
The year 2008 has been proclaimed by the UN General Assembly as the International Year of Planet Earth (IYPE). Ireland fully supported the proclamation. IYPE has been registered as a not-for-profit corporation under the patronage of UNESCO and associated organisations. The IYPE proclamation reflects...
Griffith Geoscience Research Awards
GSI Geoscience Research Programme (Short Calls) 2015 The Geological Survey of Ireland is pleased to announce the first Short Call of the GSI Geoscience Research Programme. The call is open to Companies, Higher Education Institutes and other organisations involved in geoscience research.Download the...
Groundwater Newsletter
The GSI Groundwater Newsletter deals with issues concerning groundwater protection and management in Ireland. Among items discussed across issues are: ExplorationManagementPollutionNews from abroad DevelopmentQualityReviewsOpinion forum Issue Topics No.55 May 2017 Pot...
Newsletters
GSI's Newsletter "Geology Matters" is now called "Field Notes". Amongst the items we include across issues are the following: Current News Items Project Updates or Reviews Focus on Particular Programme Areas and their Activities Diary Dates/Event Reviews The newsletter combines mostly non...
Karst Booklet Contents
The Karst of Ireland Limestone Landscapes, Caves and Groundwater Drainage Systems. What is Karst? The development of karstHow karst features are formedAncient karst or palaeokarst in Ireland The importance of limestone and karst in IrelandThe main karst regions of Ireland The No...
GSI publishes All Ireland bedrock map
The publishing of a 1:500,000 Bedrock Geological Map of Ireland in June 2006 marked an exciting milestone in the development of geological mapping in Ireland. The map is a comprehensive update of earlier such maps first published in 1928 and it displays a remarkable variety of bedrock across the isl...