INFOMAR Annual Seminar 2018

kinsale harbour

The 2018 INFOMAR seminar was hosted in Kinsale, Co. Cork, the 8th and 9th of November 2018

If you missed the event but want to have a look at the slides from the talks, please follow the links provided.

INFOMAR Seminar Presentations 2018 Presenter
Session 1  
2018 Survey highlights Ronan O’Toole (GSI)
2018 Survey highlights Kevin Sheehan (MI)
INFOMAR Programme update – status & plans towards completion Tommy Furey (MI) & Sean Cullen (GSI
An INFOMAR Legacy - Educating the next generation of seabed mappers Dave O’Mahony (Scoilnet)
INFOMAR Products In Three Clicks and Website Updates Dr. Fabio Sacchetti (MI)
Session 2  
Geological and geotechnical constraint mapping in the Irish Sea for offshore renewable energy development Dr. Mark Coughlan (UCD / iCRAG - GDG)
Knowing your habitat for inshore fisheries management Oliver Tully (MI)
Multibeam data to guide assessment of offshore reef and fisheries interactions
‘Big problems, small budgets and good tools’
Dr. Yvonne Leahy (NPWS - DCHG)
Session 3  
Enabling data reuse for Marine Management and Research Eoin O’Grady & Andrew Conway (MI)
Understanding our seabed integrity and managing our ecosystems Dr. Debbi Pedreschi (MI)
The process of developing Irelands’ first Marine Spatial Plan Niamh Santry (DHPLG)
INFOMAR data in Europe’s largest marine data initiative – EMODNET Dr. Janine Guinan (GSI)
Session 4  
Rapid, interactive visualisation and analytics on diverse and combined data sets Andrew MacPherson (CEO 3DEO)
Better maps - better models – better services  Dr. Tomasz Dabrowski (MI)
Ocean Data Collection using Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs) James Ives (CEO XOCEAN)
Aquaculture – planning & management from the seabed up Joanne Casserly (MI)
Session 5  
Intertidal Feature Mapping from Satellite and Drone Data Dr. Seamus Coveney
Unravelling the controls on nearshore morphological configuration on the NW coast of Ireland Dr. Carlos Loureiro (UU)
Irish Sea Mapping Collaboration for fisheries and environmental management Dr. Annika Clements (AFBI)
Exploring the Charlie Gibbs Fracture Zone in the Mid Atlantic Ridge (TOSCA) Dr. Aggie Georgiopoulou (UCD)
Session 6  
“CHERISH”ing our marine heritage Dr. Kieran Craven (GSI)
Recent development in Autonomous Drones; Sensor Technologies, Operations & Applications Tim McCarthy, Aidan Magee & Daire Walsh (NUIM)
Multibeam guided wreck diving investigations for Dublin Port Company’s Alexandra Basin Redevelopment project Niall Brady (The Archaeologist Diving Company Ltd.)
Developing electrical interconnection between Ireland and mainland Europe Erlend Christiansen (Celtic Interconnector Project)

The Agenda can also be downloaded here below.