Glossary

 

Term
Definition

 

AA

Appropriate Assessment

AEP

Annual Exceedance Probability

AFA

Area for Further Assessment

AMAX

Annual Maximum

BL

ByrneLooby

CCC

Clare County Council

CEMP

Construction Environmental Management Plan 

CFRAM

Catchment Flood Risk Assessment and Management

DAFF

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

DEHLG

Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government

DEM

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

DTM

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

EIA

Environmental Impact Assessment

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

FRS

Flood Relief Scheme

GIS

Geographical Information System

IFI

Inland Fisheries Ireland

LIDAR

Light Detection and Ranging

NIS

Natura Impact Statement

NHA

National Heritage Area

OPW

The Office of Public Works

QMED

Median annual flood, used in FSU methods

SAC

Special Area of Conservation

SPA

Special Protection Area

WFD

Water Framework Directive


 

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