INFOMAR Annual Seminar 2019

INFOMAR seminar 2019

The 2019 INFOMAR seminar was hosted in Dingle, Co. Kerry, the 16-17th of October 2019

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

INFOMAR – Past, Present, and Future  Sean Cullen, GSI & Tommy Furey, MI (Joint Programme Managers)
 INFOMAR 2019 Inshore Mapping Update  Ronan O’Toole & Eoin MacCraith, GSI
INFOMAR 2019 Offshore Mapping Update  Kevin Sheehan, MI
INFOMAR Products and Where to Find Them   Fergal McGrath, MI & Xavier Monteys, GSI
Session 2: Mapping For Tourism & Leisure  
A survey of marine and coastal overseas tourism activity in Ireland Andreas Tsakiridis, SEMRU, NUIG
A window to the underwater world Louise Overy, Dingle OceanWorld
The Wild Atlantic Way Declan Murphy, Fáilte Ireland
Tourism on the Dingle Peninsula Caroline Boland, Dingle Peninsula Tourism Alliance
The Irish Ocean Literacy Network Nóirín Burke, IOLN
Session 3: Exploring Our Coastal & Marine Heritage  
Land-ocean connections: coastal boulder deposits as an example showing the importance (and challenges) of integrating onshore-offshore topography Prof. Ronadh Cox, Williams College, USA
Discovering our submerged landscapes through the EU’s EMODnet Portal  Eoin MacCraith, GSI
 If Wrecks Could Talk: Investigating Shipwrecks in Irish Waters Dr Connie Kelleher, Underwater Archaeology Unit, DCHG
CHERISH-ing our heritage Kieran Craven, GSI (CHERISH)
Special Event: Knowing your limits - Irish legal baseline presentations Eoin Fannon
Session 4: Supporting Sustainable Development Through Science  
A New Research Vessel to Expand Ireland’s Marine Research Capabilities Aodhan Fitzgerald, MI
INFOMAR Flash Presentations  Tom Rossiter (NUIG), Trevor Alcorn (GSI), Eimear O’Keefe (MI), Yeray Castillo (GSI)
 Geology of Dingle Ken Higgs, UCC
 Celtic Interconnector Project Update Erlend Christiansen, Eirgrid
 Southwest Ireland from Space Daithí Maguire, NUIG
Session 5: Managing Our Changing Landscape & Biodiversity  
Data supporting Ireland’s 1st national marine spatial plan Tom Woolley, Marine Spatial Planning, DHPLG
Marine and coastal ecology of Dingle Grace Flannery, Sacred Heart University
 Education in our ocean environment Lucy Hunt, Sea Synergy, Waterville
 EirWind: Using marine data to inform Irish offshore wind development Ross O’Connell, MaREI, EirWind Project
The benefits of co-operating across borders  (live cast to MAREANO, Norway) Thomas Furey, MI
Shipwrecks of Dingle Bay Dr. Conor Brosnan