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Artificial tide pools
Delivery of Artecology @Artecologyltd Vertipools ready to be used in Ecostructure experiments.
Snakelocks anemone found in the intertidal zone.
Snakelocks anemone (Anemonia viridis) found in the intertidal zone.
 
ECOSTRUCTURE researchers conducting fieldwork in Wales.
ECOSTRUCTURE researchers conducting fieldwork in Wales.
ECOSTRUCTURE fieldwork in Wales
ECOSTRUCTURE researchers conducting fieldwork in Wales.
ECOSTRUCTURE fieldwork in Wales
ECOSTRUCTURE researchers conducting fieldwork in Wales.
ECOSTRUCTURE fieldwork in Wales
ECOSTRUCTURE researchers conducting fieldwork in Wales.
ECOSTRUCTURE fieldwork in Wales
 
ECOSTRUCTURE researchers enjoying fieldwork
ECOSTRUCTURE researchers enjoying fieldwork in the sun in Wales.
Ecostructure researchers in North Wales.
Ecostructure researchers in North Wales.
A beautiful day for ecostructure fieldwork in Wales.
Researchers conducting quadrat counts in Wales.
Conducting high-resolution remote sensing in Wales.
Conducting high-resolution remote sensing in Wales.
Bangor researchers take advantage of the Summer 2018 heatwave for their fieldwork commute.
Aberystwyth's Melanie Prentice speaks about her research on ecological diversity, and how coastal structures can influence dispersal.
Sampling the invasive carpet sea squirt (Didemnum vexillum) in Cork
Researcher Joe Ironside (Aberystwyth) investigating the growth of non-native carpet sea-squirt (Didemnum vexillum) in Cork Marina.
Non-native carpet sea squirt, Didemnum vexillum (D. vex).
Non-native carpet sea squirt, Didemnum vexillum (D. vex).
Ecostructure project team and steering committee at the 2nd annual project meeting, held in University College Cork, Ireland.
2nd annual project meeting, University College Cork.
Researchers from University College Dublin and Bangor University at the Malahide Marina, investigating biodiversity as part of Work Package 4 - non-native species and biosecurity.
Researchers from University College Dublin and Bangor University at the Malahide Marina, investigating biodiversity as part of Work Package 4 - non-native species and biosecurity.
Siobhan Vye diving off Malahide marina.
UCD's Aoife Corcoran conducting Stakeholder Engagement for Ecostructure in Prestatyn, Wales.
Stakeholder Engagement in Prestatyn, Wales.
Bryan Thompson (UCD) installing an alternative concrete tile onto a structure in Mornington, Meath.
Ecostructure researchers investigating ecological diversity on a man-made coastal structure.
Using Lidar scanning technology to map coastal structures in Cork Harbour.
Using Lidar scanning technology to map coastal structures
Using Lidar scanning technology to map coastal structures in Cork Harbour
Using Lidar scanning technology to map coastal structures in Cork Harbour
Using Lidar scanning technology to map coastal structures in Cork Harbour
Ecological survey of coastal structures
UCD researchers on fieldwork
Some of the species encountered while conducting fieldwork on the Irish Sea coastline
Using Lidar scanning technology to map coastal structures
Surveying the Ecological make-up of areas of coastline
There is a rich diversity of species inhabiting the coastline of the Irish Sea
 
 
 
 
Visit from Welsh cabinet Secretary to UCD
Visit from Welsh cabinet Secretary to UCD
Visit from Welsh cabinet Secretary to UCD
Engaging the local community with Ecostructure outputs at the 'Sustainable Futures' workshop series in Cobh, Co. Cork
Joint effort from research teams from both Ireland and Wales conducting research on the Irish coastline
Joint effort from research teams from both Ireland and Wales conducting research on the Irish coastline - pictured: installing alternative concrete materials
Aberystwyth's Melanie Prentice collecting Irish Dogwhelk samples for genetic sequencing
 
Fieldwork isn't always fun!
Researchers from Bangor University examining non-native species and biosecurity install special settlement tiles off a marina to examine the rate and type of colonisation of species
Researchers from Bangor University examining non-native species and biosecurity install special settlement tiles off a marina to examine the rate and type of colonisation of species
Siobhan Vye (Bangor) hosts a workshop for marina owners and operators focusing on biosecurity and non-native species
Aberystwyth's Pippa Moore checking out one of the artificial drill-cored rockpool, comparing it's biodiversity to that of natural rockpools
Ecostructure researchers at the Centre for Alternative Technology '100 great ideas' conference November 2017
Members of the Ecostructure team from Bangor, Swansea and UCC at the European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, August 2017
European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference 2017