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Our marine environment is hugely important to our bio-economy, transport, tourism and recreational sectors. It is also an important indicator of the health of our planet. 

  • Our cultural history is documented along our coastline through shipwrecks and coastal features such as lighthouses​
  • Geological Survey Ireland leads the national programme of Seabed Mapping & understanding our underwater landscapes
  • Tsunami hazards & submarine landslides pose a significant threat to coastal communities in many part of the world
  • Habitats & areas of conservation
  • Marine minerals and resources
  • Coastal mapping and vunerability
  • Offshore renewable energy
  • Climate and ocean acidification




​Related programme is Marine. Island - Full series now available online. 02/10/2022 23:00:00 of the RV Celtic Voyager02/08/2022 23:00:00 for Leaving Certificate Geography CPD Programme Resource Booklet26/04/2022 23:00:00 Note No. 5 - Supporting Geoscience Research in Ireland07/12/2021 00:00:00