Index of Projects


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...
Subsurface Geology Central Dublin
The Bedrock under Central Dublin In central Dublin the bedrock is totally obscured by the overlying glacial and postglacial deposits. The bedrock is “Calp” limestone (Lucan Formation) and is estimated to be up to 800m thick (Nolan, 1985). The homogeneous sequence consists of dark grey massive...
Landslides in Ireland
LandslidesHomepage Landslides Working Group Landslides Viewer Susceptibility Mapping Archive Gallery Following two major landslide incidences in Ireland in 2003 in Galway and Mayo the Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI) established the Irish Landslides Working Group (ILWG) in...
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...
GMES Terrafirma Project
TERRAFIRMA GMES Terrafirma Project (European Space Agency) GSI is currently involved in one of ten projects being supported by ESA's (European Space Agency) GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security) Service Element Programme. Terrafirma aims to pro...