Index of Projects


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...
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...
Databases
National Landslides Database. National Geotechnical Borehole Database. GSI holds the National Geotechnical Borehole Database. This database contains the reports of site investigation work undertaken to determine the ground conditions at the location of proposed development projects. The reports...
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...