Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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Organisation Contact Details

Contact First Name: Jerry

Contact Surname: Barnes

Contact Address:

20 Fitzwilliam Place Dublin 2 D02YV58

Telephone Contact Number: 00353 1 676 2594

Fax Contact Number: 00353 1 676 2310

Email Address: planning@mdb.ie

Organisation Details

Organisation Type: SME

Higher Education Organisation Name:

Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate:

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

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
MacCabe Durney Barnes is a multi-disciplinary practice specialised in planning, environment and economics. We are active as both practitioners and researchers and have been involved in a number of research projects on behalf of State Agencies such as the Marine Institute, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland. Our expertise include: Marine Spatial Planning Land Use Planning Governance Environmental Impact Assessment, Strategic Environmental Assessment, Planning and Environmental Research Plan-making and Forward Planning We have been involved in research projects on the following topics: - Strategic Environmental Assessment and Appropriate Assessment for the Energy Sector (EPA Funded) - Legal Instruments for Marine Spatial Planning in Ireland (Marine Institute Funded) - Environmental Impact Statement and Natura Impact Statement for Offshore Renewable Energy (commissioned by the SEAI) - Recommendations for Preparing Maritime Spatial Plans in Ireland (EPA Funded) - MINLAND (H2020 funded)

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
Governance Land Use Planning Urban Planning Town Planning Spatial Planning Marine Spatial Planning Maritime Spatial Planning Environmental Impact Assessment Strategic Environmental Assessment, Planning Research Environmental Research Plan-making Forward Planning

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

Involvement in Relevant National Expert Groups

Eirgrid Advisory Committee


EU Research Partnerships

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

Climate Change


Interests indicated in the Climate Change Joint Programming Initiative

 Sustainable Transformations of Society in the Face of Climate Change

 Improving Tools for Decision-Making under Climate Change

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:

Cultural Heritage


→  Connecting people with heritage

  Sustainability

→  Safeguarding our cultural heritage resource

  Conservation

  Adaptation and mitigation


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:

Fighting and adapting to climate change

 Assess impacts, vulnerabilities and develop innovative cost-effective adaptation and risk prevention and management measures

 Support mitigation policies, including studies that focus on impact from other sectoral policies

Sustainably managing natural resources and ecosystems

 Developing integrated approaches for the sustainable management of water-related challenges

 Further our understanding of biodiversity and the functioning of ecosystems, their interactions with social systems and their role in sustaining the economy and human wellbeing

 Provide knowledge and tools for effective decision making and public engagement policies

Cultural heritage

 Providing for a better understanding on how communities perceive and respond to climate change and seismic and volcanic hazards

Focus Areas

 Blue growth: unlocking the potential of the oceans

 Smart cities and communities

Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas

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

 Raw Materials

 Cultural Heritage

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:

 Water

 Social Sciences & Humanities

 International cooperation

The following information was supplied about International Cooperation in SC5 Cross-cutting areas
MINLAND funded under H2020 Societal Challenge 5. Start date December 2017.

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

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

MINLAND funded under H2020 Societal Challenge 5. Start date December 2017.


LIFE and COST Actions





Go to the LIFE website
Go to the COST website

Interest in LIFE subprogrammes:

 Environment and Resource Efficiency

 Environmental Governance and Information


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


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