GSI Short Calls Projects

GSI Short Calls Projects

Below is the list of Geoheritage related funded projects as part of the GSI Short Call​s.


Lead Applicant: Dr Max Kozachenko, Host: Geocoast

Project Title: GEOCOAST guide to the Wild Atlantic Way (A guide to coastal geology and landscapes of the Wild Atlantic Way)

Project Description: This project will produce a hard copy pocket guide to coastal geology and landscapes of the Wild Atlantic Way. It will include maps showing locations of places of interest, photographs and informative text treating coastal landscapes from a perspective of bedrock and Quaternary geology and environmental processes that shaped them. Report


Lead Applicant: Dr Giulio Solferino, Host: University College Cork

Project Title: The geochemistry of Waterford Copper Coast mineralisation

Project Description: This project aims to characterize Waterford copper mineralisation employing cutting-edge field and geochemical analytical methods. The genesis of the copper deposit will be explained and the ore classified following current EU Economic Geology designations. Moreover, the research outcomes will enhance the Copper Coast Geopark initiative. Report


Lead Applicant: Mr Gavin Duffy, Host: Realsim

Project Title: 3D simulation of Ireland 'Ancient East' marine environment

Project Description: RealSim will build an interactive 3d simulation of Irelands 'Ancient East' seabed and adjacent coastline stretching from Carlingford Lough to Waterford Harbour. The simulated environment will be populated with some of the worlds oldest lighthouses and numerous shipwrecks from WW I. The projects intention is to bring awareness to Ireland's rich marine heritage. Report