Seasearch ireland – Site monitoring in Irish waters (part 1)

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Join Seasearch Ireland for a talk on Diving Citizen Science and The National Marine Monitoring Scheme which uses an informal survey methodology combining the existing Seasearch methodology with a list of bench mark species to be monitored at each site. Sites are selected by participants themselves to facilitate repeat sampling. Abundance is then measured for ... Read more

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KelpRes – the diversity and resilience of kelp ecosystems in Ireland.

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Join Seasearch Ireland for a talk on KelpRes, an EPA funded project run by NUI Galway, exploring the biology, ecology and genetics of Cuvie (Laminaria hyperborea) in Ireland. This talk by Dr Kathryn Schoenrock-Rossiter will explore some of the key findings of the project and how you can get involved in monitoring your local kelp ... Read more

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Seasearch Ireland Sponge Identification Workshop

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Dr Maria Vittoria Marra will be presenting this short introduction to sponge identification. Though sponges are one of the most commonly seen species by divers they are extremely under recorded and make up only 8% of Seasearch records in Ireland. This course is aimed at recorders interested in expanding their knowledge of this under recorded ... Read more

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IOLN – Ocean Literacy for European Maritime Day

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Join Seasearch Ireland for a talk on The Irish Ocean Literacy Network, IOLN which was formed in 2016, is an all-Ireland group of organisations including public sector, research, and non-governmental stakeholders with the vision to achieve an ocean literate society. It contains a mixture of individuals and organisations involved in formal and informal education and ... Read more

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Alien Sea Invaders! … the Economic Potential of Invasive Seaweeds.

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Join us for a talk to celebrate European Maritime Day 2021. We will be joined by Dr. Marianela Zanolla a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Ryan Institute in the National University of Ireland Galway who will be discussing alien invasive seaweeds in Ireland, the problems they can cause, their economic potential, and how you can help ... Read more

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