Marine Institute

News Archive 2009

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December 10, 2009

Irish marine researchers can now apply for fully funded ship time and access to equipment on a fleet of European research vessels.

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December 2, 2009

Researchers Gather in Belfast to Explore New Opportunities from Marine Bioactive Compounds

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October 30, 2009

Research for new source book on Marine Law funded under the Marine Institute Manahan Fellowship.

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October 2, 2009

The Marine Institute recently hosted the final workshop for the three year SPIES DETOX project at its headquarters in Rinville, Galway.

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October 2, 2009

Oyster mortality reported in Irish and French oyster production areas over the summer has been resolved and trade has been re-established.

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September 25, 2009

Two new EU publications on current European Marine Research are a goldmine of information for Irish researchers

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September 25, 2009

Over fifty delegates recently gathered at the Marine Institute headquarters in Galway to attend the ARCOPOL conference.

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September 18, 2009

The Marine Institute and the Geological Survey of Ireland will be hosting the SEABED 10 conference in Dublin on the 6th and 7th of October to celebrate ten years of seabed mapping in Ireland.

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August 7, 2009

Latest information about Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas) since the 22nd June.

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August 6, 2009

A series of surveys of Special Areas of Conservation (SAC) and Special Protection Areas (SPA) will commence around the Irish coast Friday 7th August.

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July 31, 2009

Atlantic Regions Coastal Pollution Response (ARCOPOL) Conference set for Galway on 7th September

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July 30, 2009

EU Launches 4th call for proposals in its €50 billion 7th Framework Research Programme

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July 24, 2009

On 2nd July 2009, an unseasonable storm with record rainfall caused major flooding around the Marine Institute’s facility on the Burrishoole catchment at Newport, Co. Mayo.

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July 24, 2009

The Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) Directory “Irish participation in EU FP7 funded competitive marine research projects during the period 2007-2008” was launched at the recent FP7 Ireland Conference.

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July 15, 2009

Oyster growers in 10 bays around the country have been experiencing losses of between 15 and 75 per cent of their stock since 22nd June.

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July 6, 2009

Irish Marine Science to get greater visibility on worldwide publications database.

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June 29, 2009

Marine Institute Scientists Look at Ways of Preventing Fish Farm Escapes

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June 12, 2009

Dr Niall McDonough takes the helm of a key European marine science organisation.

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June 12, 2009

An Integrated Maritime Policy for Europe represents "a unique opportunity", says EU Commissioner.

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June 9, 2009

The French Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has announced a ban on exports of Pacific Oysters from areas experiencing abnormal oyster mortality. The Marine Institute urges Irish oyster producers who have stocked from French sources to report...

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June 9, 2009

Marine science and education community gets together to celebrate World Oceans Day in Galway

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May 26, 2009

The Marine Institute ROV "Holland 1" films uncharted deepwater corals off Ireland's Atlantic coast.

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May 22, 2009

Biodiversity Forum highlights danger of invasive species on International Biodiversity Day

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May 15, 2009

"Europe is Over 50% Underwater" - Ireland tells EU Research Conference

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May 14, 2009

The Marine Institute’s DVD “Explorer – A Deeper Understanding”, featuring spectacular deep water footage of coldwater corals over 1,500 metres below the sea off Ireland’s Atlantic coast, is now viewable on You Tube.

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May 13, 2009

Showcase for the science above and below the waters of Galway Bay

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May 8, 2009

Dublin Workshop Glimpses the Future of Marine Sensor Technology

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April 28, 2009

Fishermen, Anglers and Scientists Join Forces to Understand Cod Stocks in the Celtic Sea

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April 24, 2009

World Expert Speaks to Irish Marine Scientists About Effects of Climate Change on the Oceans

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April 15, 2009

Optimising fish health is one of the key challenges facing Irish fish farmers today and will be the focus of a Seminar at the Marine Institute, Oranmore on June 11th.

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March 19, 2009

The Marine Institute hosted a meeting for marine socio-economic experts at its Galway Headquarters on the 10th March

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February 24, 2009

Supercomputer project aims to forecast the effects of ocean climate change

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February 5, 2009

Seaweed Symposium Draws Unprecedented Interest

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January 30, 2009

Competition for a five days' mission on national research vessel announced

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January 20, 2009

New legislation requires those holding or growing finfish or shellfish to apply to the Marine Institute for fish health authorisation. The deadline for applications is 30th January 2009.

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January 19, 2009

Ticket sales from "The Wizard of Oz", a joint production between the Marine Institute and Scoil Mhuire, Oranmore have been divided between local charities.