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2008

Behan, A 2008, 'The Application of WEB 2.0 Technologies as an Experimental Method of Teaching Remote Sensing AT DIT, Ireland', paper presented to 21st ISPRS Congress and Exhibition - Silk Road for Information from Imagery, Beijing, China, 3rd - 11th July 2008, http://www.isprs.org/congresses/beijing2008/proceedings/6a_pdf/7_ThS-16/08.pdf.

McGovern, E, Martin, A & Moore, R 2008, 'The Production of High-Quality Video for E-Learning', paper presented to 21st ISPRS Congress and Exhibition - Silk Road for Information from Imagery, Beijing, China, 3rd - 11th July 2008, http://www.isprs.org/congresses/beijing2008/proceedings/6a_pdf/2_WG-VI-2/08.pdf.

Mumtaz, SA 2008, 'Extracting of Spatial Information in the Environment of Irish Road Using Airborne Laser Scanning', paper presented to 21st ISPRS Congress and Exhibition - Silk Road for Information from Imagery, Beijing, China, 3rd - 11th July 2008, http://www.isprs.org/congresses/beijing2008/proceedings/3b_pdf/43.pdf.

Behan, A & Moss, R 2008, 'Metrology and Proportion in the Ecclesiastical Architecture of Medieval Ireland', in K Williams (ed.), Nexus VII: Architecture and Mathematics, Kim Williams Books, Turin, Italy, vol. VII, pp. 171-83.

Behan, A 2008, 'A student-centred approach to the teaching of Remote Sensing using Web 2.0 applications', paper presented to DIT Learning & Teaching Showcase, Dublin, Ireland, 16th January.

2007

Prendergast, WP 2007, Report of the CLGE Delegation to Malta in January 2007 on Enhancing Surveyor's Education, CLGE, Brussels.

Sweeny, B, Prendergast, WP, Moran, P, deBuitleir, M & McMenamin, S 2007, Interim Report on the Property Registration Authority's Digital Mapping Project: A Surveyor's Perspective, Irish Institution of Surveyors, Dublin, Ireland.

Prendergast, FT, Prendergast, WP, Behan, A & Murray, H 2007, 'Enhancing Educational Programmes for Geomatics in Ireland', paper presented to International Congress on Geomatics Education in Europe, Warsaw University of Technology, 30 November - 1 December 2007.

Martin, A 2007, 'Introductory Workshop', paper presented to DIT eLearning Summer School, DIT Aungier Street, 18th - 22nd June 2007.

Behan, A & Boylan, F 2007, 'The Application of Web 2.0 Technologies to the Teaching of Earth Observation', paper presented to Edtech 2007: Eight Annual Irish Educational Technology Users Conference, DIT Bolton Street, Dublin, Ireland, 23rd - 25th May 2007.

McGovern, E, Martin, A & Mooney, K 2007, 'eLearning for Global Navigation Satellite Systems Training', paper presented to Edtech 2007: Eight Annual Irish Educational Technology Users Conference, DIT Bolton Street, Dublin, Ireland, 23rd - 25th May 2007.

Martin, A, Mooney, K & McGovern, E 2007, 'GeoLearn - Exploiting New Educational Tools in the Spatial Information Sciences', paper presented to INTED 2007 - International, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, Spain, 7th - 9th March 2007.

McGovern, E, Martin, A & Mooney, K 2007, 'Development of an E-Learning Module for Global Navigation Satellite Systems Training', paper presented to INTED 2007 - International, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, Spain, 7th - 9th March 2007.

Mooney, K & Stein, A 2007, 'EduServ - The Education Service of EuroSDR Building Capacity and Transferring Skills', paper presented to INTED 2007 - International, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, Spain, 7th - 9th March 2007.

Behan, A 2007, 'Photogrammetric Surveys as Tools in the Determination of Irish Medieval Design Methods', paper presented to Surveying & Documenting Cultural Heritage using Digital Photogrammetry & Laser Scanning, DIT, Dublin, Ireland, 26th January.

McGovern, E 2007, 'Principles of Laser Scanning - Terrestrial', paper presented to Surveying & Documenting Cultural Heritage using Digital Photogrammetry & Laser Scanning, DIT, Dublin, Ireland, 26th January.

Mooney, K 2007, 'Principles of Laser Scanning - Airborne', paper presented to Surveying & Documenting Cultural Heritage using Digital Photogrammetry & Laser Scanning, DIT, Dublin, Ireland, 26th January.

2006

Martin, A, McGovern, E & Mooney, K 2006, 'Problem based Learning in Spatial Information Sciences - a Case Study', The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, vol. XXXVI, no. Part 6.

Martin, A, McGovern, E, Mooney, K & O'Rourke, K 2006, 'The Experience of E-Learning: Progress Towards a New Learning Paradigm', The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, vol. XXXVI, no. Part 6.

Purcell, S, Murray, H & Prendergast, WP 2006, 'Three Dimensional Registration of Multi Storey Developments', IIS News, vol. Summer 2006.

Behan, A & Moss, R 2006, 'Close-Range Photogrammetric Measurement and 3D Modelling for Irish Medieval Architectural Studies', paper presented to 37th CIPA International Workshop dedicated on e-Documentation and Standardisation in Cultural Heritage and 7th VAST International Symposium on Virtual Reality, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, Nicosia, Cyprus, 30th October - 4th November 2006.

Murphy, M, McGovern, E & Pavia, S 2006, 'The Processing of Laser Scan Data for the Analysis of Historic Structures in Ireland', paper presented to 37th CIPA International Workshop dedicated on e-Documentation and Standardisation in Cultural Heritage and 7th VAST International Symposium on Virtual Reality, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, Nicosia, Cyprus, 30th October - 4th November 2006.

Behan, A 2006, 'Recording historic structures using digital photogrammetry: Case studies from Ireland', paper presented to EITEC 2006 - 2nd International Meeting of Technologies applied to Museology, Conservation and Restoration, University of Coimbra, Portugal, 19th - 20th October 2006.

Prendergast, WP, Prendergast, FT & Behan, A 2006, 'The Development of the Educational System for Geodetic Surveyors in Ireland', paper presented to 23rd FIG Congress: Shaping the Change, Munich, Germany, 10th - 13th Oct.

Mooney, K 2006, 'New Sources of Survey Data - Airborne Digital Sensors', paper presented to Survey Ireland, Malahide, Dublin, 23rd May 2006.

Prendergast, WP 2006, 'The Future of the Surveying Profession', paper presented to 1st International Trade Fair of Geodesy and Cartography GEOS 2006, Prague, Czech Republic, 16th - 18th March.

2005

Prendergast, WP 2005, 'ManagingIreland's Visual Amenity: An Evaluation of Visual Impact Assessment Practice and Local Authority Management Policies for the Visual Amenity inIreland', PhD thesis,University ofDublin,TrinityCollege.

Behan, A 2005, 'Digital Photogrammetry for Conservation – Irish Case Studies', paper presented to Eastern AnalyticalSymposium,New York,USA, 20th - 25th November 2005.

McGovern, E 2005, 'Terrestrial Laser Scanning Principles', paper presented to Eastern AnalyticalSymposium,New York,USA, 20th - 25th November 2005.

Murphy, M, McGovern, E, Olwill, R & Pavia, S 2005, 'Identification of Historic Methods of Construction using Digital Photogrammetry and Laser Scanning', paper presented to 20th CIPA Symposium,Torino,Italy, 26th September - 1st October, <http://cipa.icomos.org/fileadmin/papers/Torino2005/466.pdf>.

Behan, A 2005, 'The use of WebCT e-learning system at the Department of Geomatics, DIT', paper presented to DIT eLearning Summer School, DIT Aungier Street, 20th - 24th June 2005, <http://ltt.dit.ie/html/elearning/summerschool2007/Programme2007.pdf>.

Mooney, K 2005, 'EuroSDR’s EduServ Series - Transferring Knowledge from the Research to the User Domain by Distance eLearning', paper presented to ISPRS WG VI/1-2 Tools and Techniques for E-learning, Potsdam, Germany, 1st - 3rd June 2005, <http://www.igg.tu-berlin.de/ISPRS/proceedings/>.

Martin, A 2005, 'A proposed eLearning template for continuous education', paper presented to European Education Geodetic Engineering, Cartography and Surveying (EEGECS) 3rd General Assembly, Dublin, Ireland, 22nd - 23rd April.

Mooney, K 2005, 'EuroSDR and EEGECS - Serving European GI Research', paper presented to European Education Geodetic Engineering, Cartography and Surveying (EEGECS) 3rd General Assembly, Dublin, Ireland, 22nd - 23rd April.

Prendergast, WP & Rybaczuk, K 2005, 'Using Visualisation Techniques in Planning to Improve Collaborative Governance in Ireland', paper presented to 10th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Urban Planning and Spatial Development and Impacts of ICT on Physical Space, Vienna, Austria, February.

2004

Mooney, K 2004, An Introduction to the Provision of Spatial Data.

Prendergast, WP, Corrigan, P, Scully, P, Shackelton, C & Sweeny, B 2004, Best Practice Guidelines for Precise Surveying in Ireland, Irish Institution of Surveyors, Dublin.

Prendergast, WP & Rybaczuk, K 2004, 'Visual Impact Assessment: A Neglected Component of Environmental Impact Statements in Ireland?' Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, vol. 47, no. 5, pp. 667-84.

Prendergast, WP 2004, 'Ireland's Surveying Infrastructure for the 21st Century', paper presented to FIG Working Week, Athens, Greece.

Mooney, K & Martin, A 2004, 'The potential of eLearning in the spatial information sciences. A resource for continuing professional development', paper presented to ISPRS XX Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, 12th - 23rd July.

Martin, A 2004, 'Bringing GPS down to Earth', paper presented to Survey Ireland, Malahide, Dublin, 18th May.

McGovern, E 2004, 'Terrestrial Laser Scanning: Technology Overview', paper presented to Survey Ireland, Malahide, Dublin, 18th May.

Mooney, K 2004, 'Co-ordinate Reference Systems - Understanding Position', paper presented to Joint DIT/EUROSDR International Workshop 'Impacts of Improving the Positional Accuracy of GI Databases', Dublin, Ireland, 5th - 7th May 2004.

Mooney, K & Martin, A 2004, 'E-Learning in coordinate and reference system for spatial information', paper presented to Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CIPD), Dublin, Ireland, 24th March.

2003

McGovern, E, Holden, N, Ward, S & Collins, J 2003, 'The spatial and temporal extension of a Landsat Thematic Mapper production bog surface density calibration', International Peat Journal.

Murray, H & Martin, A 2003, A guide to requirements and resources for continuing professional development, Society of Chartered Surveyors, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Dublin.

Prendergast, FT 2003, 'Archaeostronomy', paper presented to The Austrialian Museum Society, Australia.

---- 2003, 'Archaeostronomy', paper presented to Newcastle Astronomical Society, Sydney, Australia.

---- 2003, 'Archaeostronomy', paper presented to Boyne Valley Historical Society, Drogheda, Ireland.

---- 2003, 'Archaeostronomy', paper presented to An Taisce, Kilkenny Brance, Kilkenny, Ireland.

Mooney, K & Martin, A 2003, 'The potential of distance E-Learning in the spatial information sciences: An evaluation of a pilot programme at the Dublin Institute of Technology', paper presented to CBLIS 03 the sixth international conference on computer based learning in science, Nicosia, Cyprus, 10th July.

Martin, A & Murray, H 2003, 'Resources for Continuing Professional Development in Geomatics', paper presented to Survey Ireland, Malahide, Dublin, Ireland, 20th May.

Prendergast, WP & Sweeny, B 2003, 'Findings of IIS Task Force on the use of the IRENET95 Geodetic Network', paper presented to Survey Ireland, Malahide, Dublin, 20th May.

McGovern, E 2003, 'Global Navigation Satellite Systems', paper presented to Survey Ireland, Malahide, Dublin, 20th May.

Martin, A & Mooney, K 2003, 'Co-ordinate reference systems for spatial information', paper presented to Dublin Institute of Technology Elearning Day, Hitlon Hotel, Dublin, Ireland, 8th May.

Martin, A, Mooney, K, Greenway, I & Davey, J 2003, 'The Potential of Distance Learning in meeting the Challenges facing National Mapping Agencies in the new Millenium', paper presented to FIG Working Week, Paris, France, 13th - 17th April.

Prendergast, FT 2003, 'Irish Neolithic Landscapes - a preliminary archaeoastronomical investigation of the Loughcrew Passage Tomb Cemetery', paper presented to National Astronomy Meeting & UK Solar Physics Meeting, Archaeoastronomy Session, Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland, 7th - 11th April.

Mooney, K 2003, 'Mapping the Changing Face of Skerries-Part B: Modern mapping methods. Preserving the Past-Exploring the Present: The Built Heritage of Fingal', paper presented to Second International Conference of Skerries Patrician Group, Skerries, Co. Dublin, Ireland, 1st - 31st March.

Prendergast, FT & Mooney, K 2003, 'Mapping the changing face of Skerries', paper presented to Skerries Patrician Group 2nd International Conference, Skerries, Co. Dublin, Ireland, 1st - 31st March.

Prendergast, WP & Rybaczuk, K 2003, 'Facilitating Public Participation in Planning', paper presented to Conference of Irish Geographers, University of Dublin, Trinity College.

2000

Behan, A., Maas, H.G. and Vosselman, G. (2000) Steps towards quality improvement of airborne laser scanner data. In: Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Remote Sensing Society - Adding Value to Remotely Sensed Data. Leicester, 12th - 14th September 2000.

McGovern, E. (2000) Applications of remote sensing to the peat production industry in Ireland. International Geosphere-Biosphere Program (IGBP) symposium, NUI Maynooth, Ireland, September 2000.

McGovern, E., Holden, N., Ward, S. and Collins, J. (2000) The use of archival satellite imagery to map production bog development. In proceedings of the 11th International Peat Congress. Quebec, Canada. Aug. 2000, pp. 149-152.

Behan, A. (2000) On the Matching Accuracy of Rasterised Scanning Laser Altimeter Data. In: Proceedings of the 19th ISPRS Congress and Exhibition - Geoinformation for All. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 16th - 23rd July 2000.

Martin, A.M., Holden, N., Owende, P.M.O. and Ward.S.M. (2000) Performance of DGPS under Peripheral Forest canopy. In: Forestry Information Systems. Hyitialia Forest Research Station, Finland, May 26th - 20th 2000

Behan, A. and Vosselman, G. (2000) Research themes about data quality at the TUDelft. In: KvAG (Dutch Remote Sensing and Geo-Information Group) Symposium on “Laseraltimetry in the Netherlands”. Delft, The Netherlands, 11th May 2000.

Martin, A. M., Owende, P.M.O. and Ward, S.M. and Mahony, M.J. (2000) Planning for Timber Extraction based on Pavement Serviceability and Forest Inventory Data. International Journal of Forest Science. January 2000, 46 (1) pp. 76-85.

McGovern, E., Holden, N., Ward, S. and Collins, J. (2000) Remotely Sensed satellite imagery as an information source for industrial peatlands management. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 28, pp. 67-83.

Prendergast, W. P. (2000), CLGE, and its Initiative to Enhance Professional Competence of Geodetic Surveyor , FIG Regional Conference – The Mediterranean Surveyor in the new Millennium, Malta, pp 1-9.

Prendergast, W. P. (2000) CLGE’s Initiative to Enhance Professional Competence of Geodetic Surveyors, Joint CLGE and FIG International Seminar, Delft, pp 1-7.

1999

Behan, A. and Woodhouse, I. (1999) Synthetic aperture radar polarimetry for forestry applications. Survey Ireland. Winter 1999.

Rybaczuk K., Ovington M. and Prendergast W. P. (1999) Towards a meta-database of digital spatial data for Ireland, Survey Ireland. Winter 1999, pp 1-7.

Martin, A, Owende, PMO, Ward, SM & O'Mahony, MJ 1999, 'lanning for timber extraction based on pavement serviceability and forest inventory data', in MG Keane & PD Kofman (eds), The Thinning Wood Chain, Coillte Teoranta, Dublin.

Martin, A. M., Owende, P. M. O., Mahony, M. J. and Ward, S. M. (1999) Estimation of the serviceability of forest access roads. International Journal of Forest Engineering July 1999, 10 (2) pp. 55-61.

Owende, P.M.O., Martin, A.M., Ward, S.M. and Mahony, M.J. (1999) Effect of Logging Traffic on forest Access Roads with Peat Subgrade. In: International Forestry Engineering Conference – Forestry Engineering for Tomorrow. Edinburgh, Scotland, June 28th - 30th 1999.

Martin, A. M., Owende, P.M.O., Ward, S.M. and Mahony, M.J. (1999) Planning for Timber Extraction based on Pavement Serviceability and Forest Inventory Data. In: The Thining Wood Chain. IURFO International Research Unit 3.09.00. The Clare Inn Hotel Ennis, Co Clare, Ireland, May 5th - 7th 1999.

Burgisser, A., Fontboté, L. and Chenaux, A. (1999) Evidences for magmatic hydrothermal fluids at the high sulfidation Huamanraso Au prospect, Central Peru. In: Geological Society of America, 1999 Annual Meeting. p. A-94.

McGovern, E., Holden, N., Ward, S. and Collins, J. (1999) Calibration of Thematic Mapper imagery for density mapping of production bogs in Ireland. International Peat Journal, 9, pp. 53-65.

Holden, N., Comparetti, A., Ward, S., McGovern, E., (1999) Accuracy assessment and position correction for low-cost non-differential GPS as applied on an industrial peat bog. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 24, pp.119-130.

Ovington M., Rybaczuk K. and Prendergast W. P. (1999) Developing a Pilot Meta database for Irish digital spatial data, 5th European Community GI & GIS Workshop, Stresa, Italy, pp 1-18.

Prendergast, W. P. (1999) The Future of the Geodetic Surveying Profession in Europe, Congress of Surveying Sciences, Oulu, Finland, pp 1-10.

1998

McGovern, E, Holden, N, Ward, S and Collins, J 1998, 'Peat density mapping using Landsat TM imagery', paper presented to the International Peat Society symposium - Sustaining our peatlands, Jyvaskyla, Finland, Sept. 1998.

Mooney, K 1998, 'Newspaper Cartography', Survey Ireland, vol. Winter 1998, no. 15.

1997

Mooney, K 1997, 'Skerries Town Map – an application of desktop cartography', Survey Ireland, vol. Winter 1997, no. 14, pp. 11-7.

Prenderdast, F 1997, 'Low cost GPS receivers for position and navigation', Survey Ireland, vol. Winter 1997, no. 14.

Murray O’Connor, H 1997, Toward the specification, design and development of a database for the Dublin and Mid-East region.

Prenderdast, F 1997, Orientation for Archaeoastronomy - a geodetic perspective.

Prenderdast, F 1997, The Stone Rows of the West of Ireland: a preliminary archaeoastronomical analysis.

1991

Prendergast, FT 1991, '', Survey Ireland, vol. 1991, pp. 9-18.

Prendergast, FT 1991, 'New Data on Newgrange', Technology Ireland, vol. 1991, pp. 22-5.


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