EPA Research 2014 - 2020 Reports

Year Title
2017 Research 222: The Development of an Irish Climate Information Platform (ICIP) – Phase 2
Authors: Barry O’Dwyer and Jeremy Gault
2017 Research 220: Financial Incentives to Promote Citizen Investment in Low-carbon and Resource-efficient Assets
Authors: Celine McInerney and Joseph Curtin
2017 Research 219: Characterising the Biological Communities of Rare River Types
Authors: Edel Hannigan and Mary Kelly-Quinn
2017 Research 218: Assessment of the Hydrometric Network and Hydrodynamic Behaviour of Small Irish Catchments
Authors: Ahmed Elssidig Nasr and Paul Hynds
2017 Research 217: Beneficial Use of Old Landfills as a Parkland Amenity
Authors: Cathriona Cahill and Cora Plant
2017 Research 216: Thermodynamic Modelling of Energy Recovery Options from Digestate at Wastewater Treatment Plants
Authors: Karla Dussan and Rory Monaghan
2017 Research 215: Going Green Digitally? Environmental Crisis, Consumption Patterns and the Evolving Role of Media
Author: Trish Morgan
2017 Research 214: Suitability of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants for the Treatment of Landfill Leachate
Authors: Raymond B. Brennan, Mark G. Healy, Liam Morrison, Stephen Hynes, Daniel Norton and Eoghan Clifford
2017 Research 213: Material Reuse Good Practice Guide
Authors: Sarah Miller, Jackie McGloughlin, Olivier Gaillot and Louise Connolly
2017 Research 212: Climate and Air Policy in Ireland: Synergies and Tensions – A GAINS Ireland and Irish TIMES analysis
Authors: Andrew Kelly, Alessandro Chiodi, Miao Fu, Paul Deane and Brian P. Ó Gallachóir
2017 Research 211:State of Play of Air Science Research in Ireland: Discussion Document
Authors: Aoife Donnelly, Bruce Misstear, Brian Broderick and Francesco Pilla
2017 Research 210: Scope, Fate, Risks and Impacts of Microplastic Pollution in Irish Freshwater Systems
Authors: Anne Marie Mahon, Rick Officer, Róisín Nash and Ian O’Connor
2017 Research 209: Co-benefits for Water and Biodiversity from the Sustainable Management of High Nature Value Farmland
Authors: James Moran and Caroline Sullivan
2017 Research 208: ESManage Project: Freshwater Ecosystem Services - An Introduction for Stakeholders
Authors: Hugh B. Feeley et al.
2017 Research 207: ESManage Project: Irish Freshwater Resources and Assessment of Ecosystem Services Provision
Authors: Hugh B. Feeley, Michael Bruen, Craig Bullock, Mike Christie, Fiona Kelly and Mary Kelly-Quinn
2017 Research 206: ECORISK Ecosystem Services Valuation for Environmental Risk and Damage Assessment
Authors: Craig Bullock and Robert O’Shea
2017 Research 205: CONSENSUS II: Segmentation, Experimentation and Biographies for Sustainability
Authors: Anna Davies, Frances Fahy, Henrike Rau, Laura Devaney, Ruth Doyle, Mary Jo Lavelle and Richard Manton
2016 Research 204: Irish Soil Information System: Soil Property Maps
Authors: Rachel E. Creamer, Iolanda Simo, Lilian O’Sullivan, Brian Reidy, Rogier P.O. Schulte and Reamonn M. Fealy
2017 Research 203: Environmental Flow Assessment for Irish Rivers
Authors: Katherine E. Webster, Katie Tedd, Catherine Coxon and Ian Donohue
2017 Research 202: Review of Waste/Resource Exchange Systems and Good Practice Guide
Authors: Louise Connolly, Brian McIntyre, Serena Byrne, Brenda McEvoy and Louise Campion
2017 Research 201: Investigation of Liquid Crystal Displays as a Source of Indium
Authors: Lisa O’Donoghue and Paul Moroney
2017 Research 200: Health and Water Quality Impacts Arising from Land Spreading of Biosolids
Authors: Mark G. Healy et al
2017 Research 199: Irish TIMES Energy Systems Model Phase 2
Authors:Paul Deane, Alessandro Chiodi and Brian Ó Gallachóir
2017 Research 198: The Irish Land Mapping Observatory: Mapping and Monitoring Land Cover, Use and Change
Authors:Fiona Cawkwell, Brian Barrett, Ingmar Nitze, Stuart Green, Kevin Black and Peter Hallahan
2017 Research 197: Development of Critical Loads for Ireland: Simulating Impacts on Systems (SIOS)
Authors: Julian Aherne, Jason Henry and Marta Wolniewicz
2016 Research 196: Climate Technology - Realising the Potential
Research report 196 on Climate Technology - Realising the Potential
2016 Research 195: Health Benefits from Biodiversity and Green Infastructure
Research 195 detailing the Health Benefits from Biodiversity and Green Infastructure
2016 Research 194: AgImpact Project: A Systematic and Participatory Review of Research on the Impact of Agriculture on Aquatic Ecosystems in Ireland
Research 194: AgImpact Project: A Systematic and Participatory Review of Research on the Impact of Agriculture on Aquati
2017 Research 193: Ambient Atmospheric Ammonia in Ireland 2013–2014
Authors: Brian Doyle, Thomas Cummins, Cara Augustenborg and Julian Aherne
2016 Research 192: Connecting Data and Environmental Research at the Environmental Protection Agency
Research report 192 on Connecting Data and Environmental Research at the Environmental Protection Agency
2016 Research 191: Delivering Integrated Catchment Management through the Bottom-up Approach: A Critical Analysis
Research report 191 - A Critical Analysis of Delivering Integrated Catchment Management through the Bottom-up Approach
2016 Research 190: Biopolymer Production from Irish Dairy Industry Wastewaters
Research report 190 on Biopolymer Production from Irish Dairy Industry Wastewaters
2016 Research 189: Identification and evaluation of phosphorus recovery technologies in an Irish context
Research report 189 on Identification and evaluation of phosphorus recovery technologies
2016 Research 188: Integrating Ecosystem Approaches, Green Infrastructure and Spatial Planning
Research report 188 on Integrating Ecosystem Approaches, Green Infrastructure and Spatial Planning
2016 Research 187 - ESManage Literature Review Ecosystem Services in Freshwaters
EPA Research Report 187
2016 Research Report 186: The Development of a Model to Ascertain Future Levels of Historic WEEE Arising (Historic WEEE)
Research Report 186 detailing The Development of a Model to Ascertain Future Levels of Historic WEEE Arising
2016 Research Report 185: Investigation of the Implications for Ireland of Emerging Standards on Pharmaceuticals in Receiving Waters
Report 185: Investigating the Implications for Ireland of Emerging Standards on Pharmaceuticals in Receiving Waters
2016 Research 184: Assessing Recent Trends in Nutrient Inputs to Estuarine Waters and Their Ecological Effect
Research report 184 Assessing Recent Trends in Nutrient Inputs to Estuarine Waters and Their Ecological Effect
2016 Research 184: Assessing Recent Trends in Nutrient Inputs to Estuarine Waters and Their Ecological Effect
Infographic based on Research Report 184
2017 Research 183: Assessing and Developing Natural Background Levels for Chemical Parameters in Irish Groundwater
Authors: Katie Tedd, Catherine Coxon, Bruce Misstear, Donal Daly, Matthew Craig, Anthony Mannix and Taly Hunter Williams
2016 Research 182: Green Infrastructure: A ‘How To’ Guide for Disseminating and Integrating the Concept into Spatial Planning Practice
Research 182 Green Infrastructure: A ‘How To’ Guide for Disseminating and Integrating the Concept into Spatial Planning
2016 Research 181: Predicting Ecological Status in Unmonitored Lakes Using Catchment Land Use and Hydromorphological Characteristics
Research 181 Predicting Ecological Status in Unmonitored Lakes Using Catchment Land Use and Hydromorphological Character
2016 Research Report 180: Towards Integrated Water Management (TIMe)
Synthesis report for Towards Integrated Water Management (TIMe) project
2016 Research 179: Soil Status and Protection
Research report 179 - Soil Status and Protection
2016 Research 178B: Sustainability Evaluation Metric for Policy Recommendation: Technical Guidance Manual
Research 178B: Sustainability Evaluation Metric for Policy Recommendation: Technical Guidance Manual
2016 Research 178A: Quantitative Evaluation of Settlement Sustainability Policy
Research 178A describing the Quantitative Evaluation of Settlement Sustainability Policy
2016 Research 177 - Economic Assessment of the Waterborne Outbreak of Cryptosporidium hominis in Galway, 2007
Research Report Number 177
2017 Research 176: SILTFLUX Literature Review
Authors: Damian Lawler et al
2016 Research 175 - AgImpact Project: Identifying Approaches to Improving Knowledge Exchange (KE) in the Irish AgriFood Sector using Expert Opinion
Research report 175 Identifying Approaches to Improving Knowledge Exchange (KE) in the Irish AgriFood Sector
2016 Research 174 - Towards an Integrated Policy Framework for Maritime Spatial Planning in Ireland: Recommendations for Preparing Maritime Spatial Plans in Ireland
Research report 174 detailing Recommendations for Preparing Maritime Spatial Plans in Ireland
2016 Research Report 173 - The Characterisation of Dairy Waste and the Potential of Whey for Industrial Fermentation
Research Report 173 detailing The Characterisation of Dairy Waste and the Potential of Whey for Industrial Fermentation
2016 Research 172 - Combining earth observation and geochemical tracing techniques for groundwater detection and evaluation in Ireland
Research 172
2016 Research 171: The Effect of Wastewater Treatment Processes, in Particular Ultraviolet Light Treatment, on Pathogenic Virus Removal
Research report 171 detailing The Effect of Wastewater Treatment Processes
2016 Research 170 - Review of Public Information Programmes to Enhance Home Radon Screening Uptake and Home Remediation
EPA Research Report 170
2016 Research 169: HYDROFOR: Assessment of the Impacts of Forest Operations on the Ecological Quality of Water
Research report 169 assessing the impacts of Forest Operations on the Ecological Quality of Water
2016 Research Report 168: Increasing Resource Efficiency in Wastewater Treatment Plants
Research Report 168 detailing the Increasing Resource Efficiency in Wastewater Treatment Plants
2016 Research 167 - EPA RESOURCE KIT: Bridging the Gap Between Science and Policy
EPA RESOURCE KIT: Bridging the Gap Between Science and Policy
2016 Research 167 - Guidelines for Effective Risk Communication
Research 167 Guidelines
2016 Research 166 - Characterisation of Reference Conditions for Rare River Types
Research report no.166
2016 Research 165 - Contaminant Movement and Attenuation along Pathways from the Land Surface to Aquatic Receptors: the PATHWAYS Project
EPA Research Report No. 165
2016 Research Report 164 - Local Authority Adaptation Strategy Development Guideline
Research report for local authorities guidelines for adapting climate change strategy
2015 Research 163 - Saltmarsh Angiosperm Assessment Tool for Ireland (SMAATIE)
Research report no 163
2016 Research 162 - Hospital effluent: impact on the microbial environment and risk to human health
Research Report 162
2016 Research 161 - Assessment of disposal options for treated waste water from single houses in low permeability subsoils
Research 161
2015 Research 160 - Investigation of Novel Technologies and New Procedures for Environmental Enforcement
Research Report 160
2015 Research 159: Ensemble of regional climate model projections for Ireland
This report provides an outline of the regional climate modelling undertaken to determine the potential impacts of clima
2015 Research 158 - Assessing the Impact of Domestic Solid Fuel on Ambient Air Quality in Ireland
Research Report 158
2015 Research 157: MOLAND Lite - Land use modelling for SEA alternatives development and assessment
Research report 157
2015 Research 157: Developing and Assessing Alternatives in Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)
Research report 157
2015 Research 156 - Visualisation and quantification of the interaction of fluorescent nanoparticles with ecotoxicologically relevant species
Research report 156
2015 EPA Research 155: Public Engagement in Integrated Catchment Management
EPA Research 155: Public Engagement in Integrated Catchment Management
2015 Research 154: PALM: A Personal Activity–Location Model of Exposure to Air Pollution
This report details A Personal Activity–Location Model of Exposure to Air Pollution
2015 Research 153: Identifying the Biological and Geographical Origins of Faecal Contamination
Research report 153 identifies the Biological and Geographical Origins of Faecal Contamination
2015 Research 152: Cryptosporidiosis: Human, animal and environmental interface
Research report 152 details the Cryptosporidiosis exchange between humans, animals and the environment
2015 Research 151: CapE-Capture, Extract, Amplify: A rapid method for monitoring large water volumes for pathogenic contaminants
Research report 150 detailing A rapid method for monitoring large water volumes for pathogenic contaminants
2015 Research 150: Assessment of exposure to metallic nanoparticles, focusing on silver on marine and fresh water model organisms at a cellular and genetic level
EPA Research Report assessing exposure to metallic nanoparticles
2015 Research Report 149
Improved Emissions Inventories for NOx and Particulate Matter from Transport and Small Scale Combustion Installations 2
2015 Research Report 148
Improved Emissions Inventories for NOx and Particulate Matter from Transport and Small Scale Combustion Installations
2015 Research Report 147
Research Report 147 Modelling air quality climate change and volcanic ash
2015 Research 146 - A Review of Design and Construction Waste Management Practices in Selected Case Studies – Lessons Learned
This report is A Review of Design and Construction Waste Management Practices
2015 Research 146 Design out Waste Factsheets
These factsheets compliment Research Report 146
2015 Research 145: Development of a pulsed light approach as a novel solution in drinking water treatment
This EPA funded research report details the development of a pulsed light approach as a novel solution in drinking water
2015 Research 144:The Protection of Water Resources:Developing Novel Sensor Materials
This EPA funded research report details the development of Novel Sensor Materials
2015 Research 143: Pharmaceuticals in the Irish Aquatic Environment
EPA Research Report 143 about Pharmaceuticals in the Irish Aquatic Environment
2015 Research 142: Pharmaceuticals in the Aquatic Environment
This report is about Pharmaceuticals in the Aquatic Environment
2015 Research 141: Carbon Loss from Drained Organic Soils under Grassland – CALISTO
This report details Carbon Loss from Drained Organic Soils under Grassland
2015 Research 140: ADAPT: Quantifying the Costs and Benefits Associated with Climate Change Risks and Adaptation
This report quatifies the Costs and Benefits Associated with Climate Change Risks and Adaptation
2014 Research 139: Climate Status Report Compilation Guidelines
This report outlines Guidelines for compiling a Climate Status Report
2015 Research 138: CONSENSUS: Consumption, Environment and Sustainability
This report demonstrates sustainable consumption patterns
2015 Research 137: Towards developing a Cryptosporidium monitoring protocol
EPA Research Report 137 detailing how to develop a Cryptosporidium monitoring protocol
2015 Research 136: Development of Methodologies and Modelling for Accounting Greenhouse Gases and Organic Carbon Stocks in Agricultural Soils
Report on Development of Methods and Modelling for Accounting GHGs and Organic Carbon Stocks in Agricultural Soils
2014 Research Report 135: The Development of an Irish Climate Information Platform (ICIP)
This report details the development of an Irish Climate Information Platform (I
2014 Research 134:Biological Effects and Chemical Measurements in Irish Marine Waters
This report looks at Biological Effects and Chemical Measurements in Irish Marine Waters
2014 Research 133 - Bridging the gap between science and policy
EPA Research Report 133 - Knowledge Transfer Guide for Researchers
2014 Research 132 - Bridging the gap between science and policy
EPA Research Report 132 - Good Practice Guide for science-policy communication
2014 Research 131: Bridging the gap between science and policy
EPA Research Report 131 - BRIDGE: Tools for science-policy communication
2014 Summary Of Findings (EPA Research 130): Irish Soils Information System
Irish Soils Information System Project
2014 Research 130: Irish Soils Information System
ISIS Project lead by Teagascwith the participation of researchers from Cranfield University (UK) and UCD
2014 Research Report: 129: Are we willing to pay for good river Water Quality?
The objectives of this research was to examine public attitudes towards water quality
2014 Research 128: Roadmap for a National Resource Efficiency Plan for Ireland
Summary of recommendations to help to create a Roadmap for Resource Efficiency for Ireland.
2014 Research Report 127: What’s our water worth? Estimating the Value to Irish Society of Benefits Derived from Water-Related Ecosystem Services
Research Report 127 Dr Stephen Hynes NUIG