Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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Researcher Contact Details

Research Title: Dr.

Contact First Name: Stephen

Contact Surname: Nash

Contact Address:

Civil Engineering, Engineering Building, NUI Galway

Telephone Contact Number: +353 91 493738

Fax Contact Number:

Email Address: stephen.nash@nuigalway.ie

Organisation Details

Organisation Type: Higher Education Organisation

Higher Education Organisation Name: National University of Ireland, Galway

Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate:

Research Organisation or Company/Corporate Website: http://www.nuigalway.ie/our-research/people/stephennash/

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
Stephen\'s research area is the numerical and physical modelling of surface waters, including physical, chemical and biological processes, with particular interest in multi-scale modelling and tidal energy. Current research projects include remote observation of ocean conditions using high frequency radars, modelling of wind-induced surface currents, coastal flood modelling and hydro-environmental impact modelling of tidal turbines.

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
numerical modelling; oceans; estuaries; nutrient modelling; hydro-environmental modelling; remote observation of ocean conditions; high frequency radars; coastal flooding

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


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:

Sustainably managing natural resources and ecosystems

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

 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

→ Competitive low-carbon energy

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

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

EnergyMARE: A collaborative EU with 11 partners investigating marine renewable energy extraction potential with a view to developing a transitional strategy for deployment of marine renewables in the Atlantic Area.Start/End Dates: 01-JAN-13 / 31-DEC-14 MAREN: A collaborative EU project with five partners investigating marine renewable energy extraction potential with a view to maximising energy yields and identifying and minimising the associated hydro-environmental impacts. Start/End Dates: 01-SEP-09 / 31-AUG-13


LIFE and COST Actions





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Go to the COST website

Interest in LIFE subprogrammes:

 Environment and Resource Efficiency


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


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