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Marine

Marine

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

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​Related programme is Marine.