Marine Institute

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  • 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

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Ireland demonstrates its ability to understand cutting-edge research in extreme environments during the Controls of Coldwater Coral Habitats in Submarine Canyons II (CoCoHaCa2) survey led by UCC-led scientists on board the Marine Institute’s RV Celtic Explorer

Ireland demonstrates its ability to understand cutting-edge research in extreme environments...

The O'Connell family from Co Kerry check out the new resident, Bob the Buoy, who has recently retired on Valentia Island_photo Wendy Bleming, Valentia Light House.

The public get an insight into the Irish Weather Buoy Network at Valentia Island, Co Kerry.

Strengthening Europe's Capability in Biological Ocean Observations

The Marine Institute welcomes European Marine Board's new publication

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.

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