Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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This is an Organisational Profile

Organisation Contact Details

Contact First Name: Peter

Contact Surname: Bowyer

Contact Address:

Creagh House, Ballinrobe Co Mayo F31PV08

Telephone Contact Number: +44 775 2416814

Fax Contact Number:

Email Address:

Organisation Details

Organisation Type: SME

Higher Education Organisation Name:

Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate: Seamode oceanographic

Research Organisation or Company/Corporate Website:

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
Physical oceanographer and limnologist. Experience of Irish waters and Lakes (Mask, Corrib). Renewables (wave, tidal, offshore wind, mostly around Scotland) Modelling of: tides, surges, waves, coastal processes, and lake dynamics. Data collection and analysis: tide gauge, current meter, CTD, nutrients, chlorophyll, dissolved gas. Remotely sensed data (satellite, HF radar,..) Instrument deployment/ planning.

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
Modelling telemac Princeton adcirc pom adcirc swan wavewatch renewables wave tide offshore wind metocean analysis utide t_tide task ctd adcp tidegauge campaign 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
 Green Enterprise Research

Involvement in Relevant National Expert Groups

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

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

Global environmental observation and information systems

Interest indicated in this area

Focus Areas

 Blue growth: unlocking the potential of the oceans

 Energy Efficiency

 Water innovation: boosting its value for Europe

 Disaster-resilience: safeguarding and securing society, including adapting to climate change

Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas

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

 Systemic Eco-Innovation

 Climate services

 Earth Observations

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:


 International cooperation

The following information was supplied about International Cooperation in SC5 Cross-cutting areas
Have (1990-2005) participated in numerous EU projects, habe been assessor for FP6 and 7

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.

MAST (air sea interaction, bubbles, 1993-6) ASGASEX (air sea interaction(1994-1998) LUMINY (1994-1998) Irise sea sediments (Interreg, 1999-2002)

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:

Water innovation: boosting its value for EuropeWater innovation: boosting its value for Europe

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