This is the Marine publications section. Here you can find all publications, reports and presentations for this heritage area of interest.
Climate change, impacts & vulnerability in Europe (2012)
This European Environment Agency (EEA) report presents information on past and projected climate change and related impacts in Europe, based on a range of indicators. The report also assesses the vulnerability of society, human health and ecosystems in Europe and identifies those regions in Europe most at risk from climate change.
View the summary report on Climate change, impacts & vulnerability in Europe (2012) [pdf 6.7mb]
Ireland's Sharks & Rays (2008)
Sharks are some of the most threatened living creatures the ocean. Despite their fierce reputation, more people are killed each year worldwide by defective toasters than by shark attacks. Over 67 species of sharks, skates and rays live in Irish waters. Find out more with the Heritage Council poster, Ireland’s Sharks & Rays.
Download Ireland's Sharks & Rays here [PDF 3MB].
Ireland's Coastline Seaweed (2008)
Seaweed is gathered as food, processed and used as fertiliser, forms an ingredient in many cosmetics and spa treatments, and is the subject of biotechnological and pharmaceutical research. This poster/publication explores the contemporary and historical uses of seaweed, the role of seaweed in biodiversity and provides references for further information.
Download Ireland's Coastline Seaweed here [PDF 3.6MB]
Audit of Maritime Collections (2006)
This audit was commissioned by the Heritage Council in July 2005, with the aim of assisting the conservation of Ireland’s boating heritage in both the maritime and inland waterway communities.
Download Audit of Maritime Collections (2006) [PDF 710KB]
Jellyfish in our Coastal Seas (2006)
This publication examines the different types of jellyfish which can be found in Irish waters. The life-cycle of the jellyfish, their habitats, jellyfish as food for other marine animals, and their impacts on humans is also outlined.
Download Jellyfish in Our Coastal Seas [PDF 756KB].
Ireland's Boating Heritage: The Future? (2004)
This publication presents the proceedings of a seminar entitled 'Ireland’s Boating Heritage: The Future?' which took place on the 13th November 2004. Presentations were made by five people on a range of topics which are reproduced in this volume.
Download Ireland's Boating Heritage: The Future? [PDF 746KB].