Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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This is an Individual Researcher Profile

Researcher Contact Details

Research Title: Mr.

Contact First Name: Geoffrey

Contact Surname: O\'Sullivan

Contact Address:

Marine Institute 80 Harcourt Street Dublin 2

Telephone Contact Number: 0035314766523 / 0035391387200

Fax Contact Number:

Email Address:

Organisation Details

Organisation Type: State Agency/Goverment Department

Higher Education Organisation Name:

Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate: Marine Institute

Research Organisation or Company/Corporate Website:

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
Marine Science, Technology and Innovation Strategies and Policies Blue Growth Strategies

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:

National Research Funding

EPA Research Programme

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

 Sustainable Environment Research
 Climate Change 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:

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

Boelens, R.. Minchin, D & G.O\'Sullivan (2005): Climate Change: Implications for Ireland\'s Marine Environment and Resources. Marine Institute, Marine Foresight Series No.2. 38pp. Phillippart et al (2007): Impacts of Climate Change on the European Marine and Coastal Environment. Marine Board Position Paper No 9. 82pp.

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:

Sustainably managing natural resources and ecosystems

 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

Transition towards a green economy through eco-innovation

 Support innovative policies and societal changes

Global environmental observation and information systems

Interest indicated in this area

Focus Areas

 Sustainable food security

 Blue growth: unlocking the potential of the oceans

→ Competitive low-carbon energy

 Mobility for growth

 Overcoming the crisis: new ideas, strategies and governance structures for Europe

 Overcoming the crisis: new ideas, strategies and governance structures for Europe

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

Member, European Marine Board, Ostend, Belgium. Vice-President, European Centre for Information on Marine Science & Technology, Lisbon, Portugal. Member, Atlantic Forum (2011-2013) EU Strategy for the Atlantic (2011) & Atlantic Action Plan (2013)

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

FP6 MarinERA (2004-2008): Facilitating the Coordination of National and Regional Marine RTD Programmes in Europe. Work Package Leader - Atlantic Research. FP7 SEAS-ERA (2010-2014): Towards an Integrated European Marine Strategy and Programmes. Joint Work Package Leader - European Atlantic Sea Basin.

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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