Galway Bay shallow-water observatory: installation, commissioning and research opportunities
Document typeConference lecture
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The Galway Bay shallow-water observatory was installed in August 2015 and officially launched in July 2016. The observatory is located within the Galway Bay Marine and Renewable Energy Test Site at a depth of around 23m. The infrastructure has a core suite of scientific sensors monitoring a variety of marine parameters as well as providing dedicated scientific ports (sockets) for marine research projects.
CitationO'Conchubhair, Diarmuid Gearóid; O'Rourke, Eleanor. Galway Bay shallow-water observatory: installation, commissioning and research opportunities. A: 7th International Workshop on Marine Technology : MARTECH 2016. "Instrumentation viewpoint". Vilanova i la Geltrú: MARTECH 2016, 2016, p. 97-98.