Monthly Archives: February 2016


iCRAG industry partners granted offshore licences

iCRAG industry partners ENI, Europa, ExxonMobil, Statoil and Woodside Energy have been granted offshore licences by the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources.

A licencing option gives companies two years to carry out a programme and make a decision on whether to take out a full licence. The companies then have a further three years […]

iCRAG at IGRM 59 in NUIG

The 59th Irish General Research Meeting will be taking place 19-21st February in NUIG. This year iCRAG has come on board as a sponsor and will have a stand at the event where we will be advertising our new research positions. A number of our researchers will also be presenting. See you in NUIG for […]

iCRAG’s Dr Florian Le Pape aboard the RV Celtic Voyager

iCRAG post-doc Dr Florian Le Pape was recently aboard the RV Celtic Voyager offshore Donegal. The aim of the survey is to deploy 10 Broad Band Ocean Bottom Seismographs (OBSs) units across the shelf offshore Donegal and out into the Rockall Trough in order to study microseims. Compared to earthquakes, microseisms represent background seismic noise generated by […]