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Geological Mapping

Geological Mapping

​​​​​​​​​​​​The Geological Mapping programme creates maps that depict the rocks and sub-soils of the onshore area of Ireland.  We collect new data by field surveying and borehole drilling, and combine them with existing mapping to produce map products at various scales and levels of complexity.  Our aim is a seamless, maintained, online data set of bedrock and subsoils geological mapping that is reliable, accessible and meets the requirements of all users. ​

The Geological Mapping Programme activities comprise Quaternary field mapping and Bedrock data compilation, maintaining the national geotechnical database, drilling and answering public enquiries.

Explore the data and maps compiled by the Geological Mapping Programme.

Research within the Geological Mapping Programme mainly contributes to improving the understanding of the geology of Ireland.
We also participate in European geoscience research projects and initiatives where Irish interests are concerned.

 

 

 

https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Geoscience-2019.aspxGeoscience 2019 - Geoscience for Climate ActionGeological Survey Ireland flagship conference brought together over 200 industry leaders, academia and government scientists, and policy experts to discuss geoscience activity in Ireland and how the community can focus efforts to deliver the objectives set out in the Government's Climate Action Plan. 08/11/2019 00:00:00
https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/North-Midlands-Block-bedrock-geology-map-data-package-release.aspxNorth Midlands Block bedrock geology map data-package releaseThe North Midlands Block data package released in 2018 is re-released covering a greater area with the same interactive, data-rich format31/10/2019 00:00:00

 

 

https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/publications/Pages/Dublin-City-Geo-Environmental-Challenges-as-addressed-by-Geological-Survey-Ireland.aspxDublin City Geo-Environmental Challenges as addressed by Geological Survey Ireland10/07/2019 23:00:00
https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/publications/Pages/GSI-2017-Short-Call-Holohan-4D-quantification-of-salt-related-sinkhole-development-and-migration.aspx4D Quantification of salt-related sinkhole development and migration24/06/2019 23:00:00