Marine Institute

News Archive 2007

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December 18, 2007

Alien sea squirt could cause problems for Irish marine life

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December 14, 2007

Weather buoys record 17 metre offshore waves

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November 5, 2007

Ireland consolidates its position as a viable international ship finance centre.

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October 26, 2007

Five harbour seals were successfully tagged in Kenmare Bay, Co. Kerry last week by researchers from UCC, with assistance from the British Antarctic Survey, the National Parks and Wildlife Service and the National Trust.

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October 19, 2007

Two sustainable energy devices will soon be generating electricity from wave power in Galway Bay.

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October 5, 2007

New EU Marine Research Projects Database Launched

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October 3, 2007

Joint report by Marine Institute, BIM and Udaras shows Irish fish farm production values rose by 13% in 2006

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September 14, 2007

A meeting at the Marine Institute will advise Irish marine researchers & research teams on competitive marine research funding opportunities in 2008 under the EU 7th Framework Programme (FP7)2007-2013

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September 5, 2007

Extensive tests in severe sea conditions off the west coast of Ireland have proved Irish designed and built wave energy technology can generate a commercially viable source of electricity.

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September 3, 2007

If you are a third-level or public sector researcher, or a marine sector SME, thinking of submitting a proposal under the NDP (2007-2013) Marine Research Sub-Programme, here are dates for your diary

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August 29, 2007

A team of international scientists have succeeded in satellite tagging ocean sunfish off the coast of Dingle.

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July 19, 2007

Marine Institute to host preliminary judging panel for the World Wildlife Fund SmartGear Awards

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June 20, 2007

“Secrets of Ireland’s Seas” – An Post’s 2007 Educational Award Scheme has hooked a record 33,000 entries from schools all over the country, it was revealed at the scheme’s award ceremony last week.

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June 12, 2007

The highest resolution wave forecast available for Ireland – one kilometre resolution - is now available on marine.ie where surfers, sailors, and fishermen can get wave forecasts from Donegal to Bantry Bay.

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June 11, 2007

The Marine Institute and Galway Atlantaquaria celebrated a scorcher World Ocean Day on Sunday (10th June) with a Pirate Party and other fun activities on one of the hottest days of the year.

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June 11, 2007

The Marine Institute will play host to a gathering of shark experts from around Europe next week. These experts are members of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea's (ICES) Elasmobranch Working Group.

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June 6, 2007

The Marine Institute takes great pleasure in hosting the Galway Science & Music School concert, "Music of the Sea" in aid of the Galway Lifeboat, at its Oranmore Headquarters on Wednesday 13th June at 8.30 p.m. Tickets should be purchased...

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May 23, 2007

The first leg of the 2007 INFOMAR survey was completed on May 15th, having covered an area of 2,899 km2 in water depths between 26 and 203 m, off the Dingle Peninsula since it began on April 17th.

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May 23, 2007

A new multibeam echo sounder has just been fitted on the RV Celtic Voyager. The Kongsberg Simrad EM 3002 was purchased by the Marine Institute for the INFOMAR (INtegrated Mapping FOr the Sustainable Development of Ireland’s MARine Resources)...

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May 18, 2007

EurOcean 2007 - A unique opportunity to have your voice heard on EU Marine Science & Technology Policies

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May 16, 2007

Tá Foras na Mara ag lorg Aighneachtaí maidir le hullmhú na dréacht scéime ó aon pháirtithe leasmhara./The Marine Institute wishes to invite representations in relation to the preparation of a draft Irish Language scheme from any interested...

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May 11, 2007

The M4 Weather Buoy was moved from its position in Donegal Bay, 54 40N 09 04W, 44 nautical miles offshore to 55N 10W by the RV Celtic Voyager on the 3rd of May 2007. The buoy was moved to allow for a more representative picture of the wave...

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May 11, 2007

Closing Date for Submissions under the Marine Institute - DAF Marine Functional Foods Programme is May 30th

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April 19, 2007

The Marine Institute have recently secured funding through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to acquire a Deepwater ROV system.

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April 16, 2007

Dr. W R Turrell FRMS, Director of Fisheries Management and Marine Ecosystems Programmes, Aberdeen, Scotland will be presenting the 2007 Buckland Lecture - Climate Change and Scottish Fisheries. The lecture will be held at the Marine Institute...

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April 16, 2007

A new interactive temperature data web page has just been launched on the Marine Institute Web Site. It offers interactive search functionality, is graphically rich and gives access to temperature data from a network of temperature probes at...

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April 13, 2007

The Department of Communications Marine and Natural Resources is now inviting proposals for the new Beaufort Marine Research Awards. The awards aim to significantly develop overall research capacity particularly in priority areas of marine...

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April 4, 2007

Are you involved in Marine Postgraduate (PhD) Training or are you an employer of marine postgraduates? Then come along to the Hodson Bay Hotel, Friday 27th April for the Stakeholders Conference on the establishment of an Irish Marine Graduates...

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April 2, 2007

Mr. Noel Dempsey, T.D Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources today officially launched the Beaufort Marine Research at Beaufort College in Navan.

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March 28, 2007

A Marine Functional Foods Research Initiative funded by the Marine Institute and the Department of Agriculture and Food will commence in 2007 and make available €5.2 million to establish a new research consortium. The Terms of Reference and other...

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February 21, 2007

The aim of this workshop is to communicate the results of the research activities that the Marine Institute and the EPA are supporting in the area of sensors and sensor systems for water quality monitoring.

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February 13, 2007

Announcement of Annual INFOMAR Workshop 2007

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January 16, 2007

The Marine Institute special award in Biological and Ecological Sciences at the Esat BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2007 was presented by Dr. John Joyce, Communications Manager, to Ciaran Doyle, a senior student at Blackrock...