Why Choose IWDG Consulting?
Ireland's Cetacean Specialists
The IWDG is widely recognised as the leading authority on cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoise) in Irish waters. Choose our specialist consulting team to bring unparalleled expertise, enthusiasm and experience to your next cetacean monitoring and assessment project.
What is IWDG Consulting?
Our best people,Ireland's best data,your best option
IWDG Consulting is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group. It was formally established in 2015 to consolidate and promote the group's extensive consulting expertise. It gives you convenient access to the best pool of cetacean researchers, data and resources in Ireland.
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What’s new with IWDG Consulting?
IWDG Consulting have just successfully recovered the first SAM deployment at two proposed offshore windfarms in the Irish and Celtic Seas. Static Acoustic Monitoring (SAM) is a method of gaining fine scale data on occurrence and habitat use by odontocetes, especially harbour porpoise which can be difficult to survey visually. SAM can be a challenging […]
The Shannon Estuary is a busy waterway and has a very high nature conservation value. Over the last two years the level of increase in the estuary, especially its deep-water berths and potential to support the developing offshore renewable industries, has been massive. Both the ESB at Moneypoint through their Green Atlantic Hub and Shannon-Foynes […]