As part of a marine conservation & management initiative for the Irish offshore, the government has today published two separate Requests for Tenders (RFTs) for targeted scientific research under a new programme named OBSERVE. In each case, work is expected to commence in the spring of 2015.
Web links to the RFTs are provided below and all details, contact points, addresses, etc can be found via the associated web pages:
1. Aerial surveys for cetaceans and seabirds:
Dr Oliver Ó Cadhla,