Marine Institute

  • Apply now for interesting and challenging career opportunities.
  • Ireland's marine territory covers up to 220 million acres (approx. 880,000km2), an area 10 times greater than our landmass.
  • Our national research vessels RV Celtic Explorer and RV Celtic Voyager are a key platform for Irish marine research
  • Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth - An Integrated Marine Plan for Ireland
  • A thriving maritime economy in harmony with the ecosystem and supported by the delivery of excellence in our services.

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NEWS & EVENTS

2015 Bursary students meet for Induction day training at the Marine Institute, Oranmore

Welcome to all 23 students on their 8 week placement at all our locations around Ireland...

Image of a 3D animation of the largest feature mapped in the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone, extending 3708m above the surrounding seabed. The shallowest depth is 979m below sea surface, with depths of 4687m recorded at the base some 20km away.  Note the legend is depth rather than height. The triangle is a single slice (swathe) of multibeam data acquired from the ship on the sea surface, moving along its survey track – the white line.

Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance reveals seabed secrets

AREAS OF ACTIVITY

We undertake, co-ordinate, promote and assist in marine research and development. We also provide services related to research and development that promote economic development, create employment and protect the marine environment. Find out more about any of of primary areas of activity.

INFRASTRUCTURE & FACILITIES

Our laboratory facilities, national research vessels, deep water ROV, marine renewable energy services and unique catchment research facilities provide an essential platform for marine research.

> RESEARCH VESSELS

> NEWPORT CATCHMENT FACILITIES

> MARINE RENEWABLE ENERGY

> LABORATORY & BUILDING FACILITIES

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