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Collated substrate data in the Irish Designated Shelf Area. Substrates are classified using modified Folk categories facilitating an easy transition to EUNIS. Survey and classification techniques depend on the original source/data creator of the individual component subsatrate maps that make up the entire dataset. Data contributors include the Marine Institute (Ireland), Geological Survey of Ireland, INSS, INFOMAR, HabMap, Irish Sea Fisheries, National Parks and Wildlife Service, Coastal and Marine Research Centre, and the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (UK).