Data sets available for Ireland (and elsewhere)
Below is a list of data sources provided by Ian Hand and collected from other random sources. Please email me any suggestions for addition to this list bourkem4 (at) tcd.ie.
Office of Public work (OPW) (Free)
Elevation model for Ireland (Free)
December 8, 2013 by Stuart Green [reposted from http://earthobservation.wordpress.com/]
The EEA site is always good to keep an eye on for free data:
A new pan European DEM (including Ireland) has just been released- at 25m xy resolution its ideal for students and landscape researchers:
GIS 4 Geomorphology
Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI) (Free)
Environmental Protection Agency Ireland (EPA) (Free)
National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) (Free)
These organisations/institutes are known to have LiDAR data for areas in Ireland and also have the capabilities to produce LiDAR data for an area.
Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSI)
Postgrads should ask for possibility of free data
National Centre for Geocomputation (NCG)
1. USGS GLOVIS http://glovis.usgs.gov/
2. Earth Explorer http://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/
ESA data (Free)
(need to register)
SPOT images to be free [re posted from http://earthobservation.wordpress.com/%5D
CNES and the french Govn have announce that SPOT imagery older than 5 years will be made freely available to resacrhers. This is commitment is part of EU commitment to GEOSS.
This article in Space News has the details. Its good news but it wont be simple to access if history is any guide.
Central Statistics Office (CSO) (Free)