Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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This is an Organisational Profile

Organisation Contact Details

Contact First Name:

Contact Surname: SLR Environmental Consulting

Contact Address:

SLR Environmental Consulting (Ireland) Ltd 7 Dundrum Business Park, Windy Arbour, Dublin 14

Telephone Contact Number:

Fax Contact Number:

Email Address:

Organisation Details

Organisation Type: SME

Higher Education Organisation Name:

Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate: SLR Environmental Consulting (Ireland) Ltd

Research Organisation or Company/Corporate Website: www.slrconsulting.com

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
SLR Consulting is a leading environmental consultant with a network of 19 offices across Ireland and the UK. The company was established in 1994 and has gained a reputation for assisting both private and public sector Clients to achieve successful project implementation by providing objective and robust environmental and engineering advice and assessment. SLR Consulting has over 25 geoscience professionals based in Dublin and they work in a wide range of business areas including: • Minerals and Mining; • Energy; • Planning Development & Infrastructure; • Waste.

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
sustainable development of natural resources; social licence to operate; social acceptance; carbon capture and storage; waste management; environmental impact assessments; marine noise; shale gas impacts; water management;

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
 Green Enterprise Research

Involvement in Relevant National Expert Groups

Members of ZEP, Zero Emissions Platform, an EU body related to Carbon Capture and Storage Research Project Managers of the Irish Petroleum Infrastructure Programme including environmental baseline studies and research into the impact of oil and gas exploration activities on the marine environment.


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

SLR sits on the Geothermal and Carbon Capture and Storage Expert Panel of the European Federation of Geologists

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

IEE/11/041/SI2.616367- REGEOCITIES focused on the achievement of the NREAP geothermal targets 2020 marked by countries with ambitious objectives regarding Ground Source Heat Pumps by means of the removal and clarification of the non-technical administrative/ regulatory barriers at local and regional levels. FIX03 - The Fixed point Open Ocean Observatory network (FixO3) seeks to integrate European open ocean fixed point observatories and to improve access to these key installations for the broader community. These will provide multidisciplinary observations in all parts of the oceans from the air-sea interface to the deep seafloor. Coordinated by the National Oceanography Centre, UK, FixO3 will build on the significant advances achieved through the FP7 programmes EuroSITES, ESONET and CARBOOCEAN.


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

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

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

 Promote the sustainable supply and use of raw materials, including mineral resources, from land and sea, covering exploration, extraction, processing, re-use, recycling and recovery

Global environmental observation and information systems

Interest indicated in this area

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

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

SLR sits on the Geothermal and Carbon Capture and Storage Expert Panel of the European Federation of Geologists

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

IEE/11/041/SI2.616367- REGEOCITIES focused on the achievement of the NREAP geothermal targets 2020 marked by countries with ambitious objectives regarding Ground Source Heat Pumps by means of the removal and clarification of the non-technical administrative/ regulatory barriers at local and regional levels. FIX03 - The Fixed point Open Ocean Observatory network (FixO3) seeks to integrate European open ocean fixed point observatories and to improve access to these key installations for the broader community. These will provide multidisciplinary observations in all parts of the oceans from the air-sea interface to the deep seafloor. Coordinated by the National Oceanography Centre, UK, FixO3 will build on the significant advances achieved through the FP7 programmes EuroSITES, ESONET and CARBOOCEAN.


LIFE and COST Actions





Go to the LIFE website
Go to the COST website

Interest in LIFE subprogrammes:

 Environmental Governance and Information


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


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