Glossary

 

Term
Definition

 

AA

AEP

AFA

AMAX

BATNEEC

BL

CEMP

CFRAM

DCC

DAS

DAFF

DEHLG

DEM

DTM

EIA

EIAR

EPA

ESB

FRMP

FRR

FSR

FAS

GIS

HEFS

HEP

HPW

HWA

IBIDEM

ICPSS

IFI

LA

LIDAR

MCA

MPW

MRFS

NIS

NHA

NPWS

OPW

PFRA

Q(T)

QMED

SAC

SPA

SuDS

T

Tp

TUFLOW

WFD

Appropriate Assessment

Annual Exceedance Probability

Area for Further Assessment

Annual Maximum

Best Available Techniques not Entailing Excessive Cost

Byrnelooby

Construction Environmental Management Plan

Catchment Flood Risk Assessment and Management

Donegal City Council

Defence Asset Survey

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government

Digital Elevation Model (Includes surfaces of structures, vegetation etc.)

Digital Terrain Model (‘bare earth model; does not include surfaces of structures, vegetation etc)

Environmental Impact Assessment

Environmental Impact Assessment Report

Environmental Protection Agency

Electricity Supply Board

Flood Risk Management Plan

Flood Risk Review

Flood Studies Report

Flood Alleviation Scheme

Geographical Information System

High-End Future Scenario

Hydrological Estimation Point

High Priority Watercourse

Hydrograph Width Analysis

Interactive Bridge Invoking the Design Event Method

Irish Coastal Protection Strategy Study

Inland Fisheries Ireland

Local Authority

Light Detection and Ranging

Multi Criteria Analysis

Medium Priority Watercourse

Mid-Range Future Scenario

Natura Impact Statement

National Heritage Area

National Parks and Wildlife Services

Office of Public Works

Preliminary Flood Risk Assessment

Flow for a given return period

Median annual flood, used in FSU methods

Special Area of Conservation

Special Protection Area

Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems

Return period, inverse of AEP

Time to peak

Two-dimensional hydraulic modelling software

Water Framework Directive


 

 

 

 

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