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New Sonar Imagery of Wreck of RMS Lusitania
Marine Science
#lusitania – Minister of State with responsibility for Natural Resources at the Department of Communications, Energy & Natural Resources, Joe McHugh T.D., and Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys T.D, today welcomed the publication of new state-of-the-art…
'Ocean Observatory' For Galway Bay
Marine Science
#MarineScience - A subsea cable laid from the RV Celtic Explorer in Galway Bay this week marks a major milestone in the development of Ireland's national marine research and development infrastructure. The four-kilometre cable and a frame to which sensors…
Scientific Transatlantic Mapping Between Ireland & Canada Begins
Marine Science
#mapping – The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD today joined with Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, and Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries in Brussels, along with Canada's…
Transition Year Students Learn About Mapping Ireland’s Seabed
Marine Science
#MarineScience - Three Transition Year students recently completed placements hosted by INFOMAR at the Marine Institute. Jack Lillis, Aoife Muldoon and Emily Egan learned how seabed mapping can improve safety at sea, how it relates to the fishing industry, and…
New Survey Vessel Named RV Tonn at Poolbeg Yacht, Boat Club & Marina
Marine Science
#marinescience – Minister of State with responsibility for Natural Resources at the Department of Communications, Energy & Natural Resources, Joe McHugh T.D., today formally commissioned the INFOMAR Programme's new survey vessel, naming her the RV TONN at the Poolbeg Yacht,…
Explorers Marine Education Programme Visits Cork's Lifetime Lab
Marine Science
#MarineScience - Over 900 primary school students got to experience the wonders of the Irish marine environment at the Lifetime Lab in Cork where they participated in the Explorers Education Programme workshops from 2 to 13 March. The pupils learned…
Warming of Irish Lake Is Sign of Global Trend, Say Marine Scientists
Marine Science
#warmlkake – A lake in county Mayo is among a number of lakes around the world that are 'warming' and Irish Marine Scientists are part of a global research project examining the trend.  Data for Lough Feeagh, situated in the…
IFI & Queens Share Expertise In Fisheries Research
Marine Science
#MarineScience - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) and Queens University Belfast (QUB) jointly sealed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at QUB’s Medical Biological Centre on Wednesday 11 March, expressing their commitment to a continued rich and productive liaison in research and education.…
Scientists Discuss 'Unknown Treasure' Of The Atlantic Ocean
Marine Science
#MarineScience - The Atlantic Ocean: Our Unknown Treasure was on the agenda at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in San Jose, California on Saturday 14 February. Marine Institute chief executive Dr Peter…
New Project Uses Seabed Mapping To Study Behaviour Of Fish
Marine Science
#MarineScience - Ciaran O’Donnell, a specialist in fisheries acoustic research with Fisheries Ecosystem Advisory services at the Marine Institute, has just begun a PhD research project that will link fisheries and seabed mapping acoustic technologies. By using both technologies, he…
Major Upgrade To Scientific Equipment On RV Celtic Explorer
Marine Science
#MarineScience - The marine research vessel Celtic Explorer is back in the water with a new suite of hydrographic and geophysical sonar systems. According to the Marine Institute, the new instruments were installed during an extensive refit in the A&P…
Student Bursars Wanted For Marine Institute Work Experience Programme
Marine Science
#MarineScience - The Marine Institute is inviting students to apply for a number of work experience placements in many exciting areas for this summer 2015. The bursaries are worth €2,200 each for an eight-week placement based in various locations including…
SmartBay Ireland & Newfoundland Strengthen Ties In Atlantic Bridge
Marine Science
#MarineScience - SmartBay Ireland has entered into a transatlantic collaboration agreement with the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, Dublin City University and the Marine Institute. The Memorandum of Understanding…
Opportunities With Marine Institute's Fisheries Ecosystem Advisory Services Team
Marine Science
#MarineScience - The Marine Institute has carried out Ireland's obligations under the Data Collection Framework (DCF) since 2002. The DCF programme involves at-sea and port sampling of catch and landings, research vessel surveys (eg acoustic, egg, groundfish and underwater TV…
Fish Telemetry Workshop For Experts In January
Marine Science
#MarineScience - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) and the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA) are hosting a workshop for scientists with experience in biotelemetry on 27-29 January 2015 at Citywest in Dublin. Both agencies are promoting the workshop to provide…
Marine Institute Announces Boost For Seafood Research
Marine Science
#MarineScience - The Marine Institute has secured €800,000 research funding from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to carry out three significant research projects that address the needs of the aquaculture and seafood industry in the areas of…

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