Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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This is an Organisational Profile

Organisation Contact Details

Contact First Name: Caroline

Contact Surname: Roche

Contact Address:

12 Kilkerrin Park, Liosbaun Estate, Tuam Road, Galway

Telephone Contact Number: 091-756812

Fax Contact Number: 091-756888

Email Address: caroline@aquafact.ie

Organisation Details

Organisation Type: SME

Higher Education Organisation Name:

Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate: AQUAFACT

Research Organisation or Company/Corporate Website: www.aquafact.ie

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
Research expertise and areas of interest includes: Marine invertebrate taxonomy (infauna and epifauna) Marine Ecosystem Functioning Aquaculture Renewable energies Seaweed resources Sediment Profile Imagery (SPI) Dredging and Disposal

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
Marine Invertebrate Taxonomy Infauna Epifauna Aquaculture Renewables Seaweed Sediment Profile Imagery SPI Ecosystem Dredging Disposal

National Research Funding

EPA Research Programme

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas:

 EPA Water Research Pillar
 Sustainable Environment Research
 Climate Change Research
 Green Enterprise Research

Involvement in Relevant National Expert Groups

Board of the Marine Institute, IMERC, Advisers to the School of Science Galway IT, Irish representative at ICES meetings on Marine Gravel extraction, Irish representative at ICES aquaculture and fisheries group meetings, HSE expert group on Code of Scientific diving,


EU Research Partnerships

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas of EU Research Partnerships:

Relevant information in relation to Participation relevant experts groups

No information specified

Details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation were involved in.

No information specified

Water


Interests indicated in the Water Joint Programming Initiative

 Maintaining Ecosystem Sustainability

Details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation were involved in.

Experience of participation in expert groups in this area

Any relevant information in relation to Participation in WssTP or other relevant experts groups

Involvement in EU-funded research projects

Other areas of expertise:


Horizon 2020


Horizon 2020 website

Challenge 5 (Climate Action, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials)

This researcher or research organisation has outlined their interests in Challenge 5 as follows:

Sustainably managing natural resources and ecosystems

Sustainable supply of non-energy and non-agricultural raw materials

Focus Areas

 Blue growth: unlocking the potential of the oceans

Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas

This researcher/organisation has interest(s) in Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas as outlined as follows

None specified.

Expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting Areas

This researcher has indicated interest(s) and expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting areas as follows:

No cross-cutting areas specified

Details of Participation in European Innovation Partnerships and European Technology Platforms:

The details of any ETPs or EIP this researcher/organisation have participated in or are currently participating in is outlined as follows.

No participation information provided.


Relevant EU Research Experience

Information in relation to Participation in relevant experts groups

FAR, COST 647, NUIG SPI Deep Sea Ireland, Aquaculture & SPI Greece, Biomar

Involvement in EU-funded research projects: Please outline details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation was involved in.

FAR, COST 647, BIOMAR, SWISS


LIFE and COST Actions





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Interest in LIFE subprogrammes:


COST Actions/LIFE programmes the researcher is currently or has participated in:


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