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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Associate Director
Department Marine Sciences
Institution
RPS Group ( RPS)
RPS Group Plc Centurion Court 85 Milton Park Abingdon Abingdon OX14 4RY
Address
RPS, Lyrr Building, IDA Business & Technology Park, Mervue, Galway
Tel +353 (0)91 400200
Fax +353 (0)91 400199
Email
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Website http://www.rpsgroup.com/ireland
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree DSc MPhil BSc Hons AdvDipEnvMan PGDipProjMan CEnv CSci
Job type Data Management , Natural Resource Management , Operational Support (technical) , Decision Making & Policy , Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Physical Oceanography , Marine Geology, Geophysics , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Marine and Coastal Engineering , Policy, Law, Economics, Management , Pollution , Research Support Services , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Physical Oceanography , Marine Geology, Geophysics , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Marine and Coastal Engineering , Policy, Law, Economics, Management , Pollution , Research Support Services
Research Activities Consultant in marine and coastal ecosystems and associated marine issues, as well as geographical information systems (GIS) Data collection and analysis especially for estuarine, coastal and marine aquatic environments and has been involved with development of habitat classification and monitoring techniques. Development of GIS applications in the terrestrial, coastal and marine sector including, coastal squeeze assessments, renewable energy resource modelling and feasibility studies, habitat and development appraisals and developing new information for marine areas, such as the identification of potential offshore SAC.
Research Region 14, 72, 84
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise Strategic Environmental Assessment Environmental Impact Assessment and EIS production Ecological survey – coastal, marine and offshore (inc. Commercial Diving) GIS Marine Licensing – Foreshore Licence, Dumping at Sea Permit, Marine Discharge consents, PUDAC, offshore EIS Marine habitat mapping and protected area assessments
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. James MASSEY)

Massey J (2015) Ireland. In Press The Oil and Gas Law Review, Second Edition, Law Business Research , London
Massey J, Lynch, K and De Lucia A, (2013) Incorporating coastal risk within coastal planning, a practical decision making approach, Proceedings of ENVIRON 2013, Galway January 2013.
Massey J (2013) Ireland. In Strong C (ed) 2014 The Oil and Gas Law Review, Law Business Research , London
Massey J (2013) Consenting for Exploration activities in Irish Waters, current requirements and future developments. Proceedings of 1st Ireland Oil and Gas Summit, Dublin September 2013
Massey J, Lynch, K and De Lucia A, (2012) Decision Making and Coastal Risks: A Good Practice Guide, Handbook, Didactic Tool 4 Atlantic Network for Coastal Risk Management Project.
Massey J (2010) Marine Spatial Planning, Marine Strategy Directive Implementation in the UK and Ireland, Proceeding of Sustainable Ocean Summit, World Ocean Council, Belfast
Baker, Fortune, Gilliland, Massey, & Jones (2004) Identification of marine habitats relevant to SAC's, English Nature Research Paper, English Nature, Peterborough
Longley A Margetts D McWilliams L & Massey J (2002). Groundwater Recharge in Urban Areas. Environment Agency R&D Report 1792.
Massey J (2001) Mapping Marine Biological Information. Scottish Association of Marine Sciences Journal, August 2001.
Massey J (2001) Habitat Mapping for the Central North Sea. ICES SGMHM/09/01 and Massey J (1999) Habitat Mapping of UK North Sea ICES SGMHM/03/99 also cited in OSPAR Contributions to OSPAR and DETR reports on Integrated Coastal Mapping in the UK.
Massey J (2000) Methods of Geospatial Analysis of Marine Benthic Data in Offshore Areas Based on Existing Information. Oral Presentation. New Directions in Marine Science Forum, Oban, Scotland.
Massey J, Forde J, Parry G (in Press) Proceedings of the Cold Water Coral and Offshore Hydrocarbon Exploration Operations on the Irish Atlantic Margin. Irish Offshore Operators Association, Dublin


Created: 2008-08-18 Last Updated: 2015-05-15 by James MASSEY