The Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark
Reference list of Maps, General Interest and Geology Relating to the Burren:
Andrews, J. (1875) ‘Burren Waterworks’, Transactions of the Institute of Civil Engineers of Ireland, 11, pp. 12-23.
Archer, J.B., Sleeman, A.G. & Smith, D.C. (1996) ‘Geology of Tipperary and adjoining parts of Laois, Kilkenny, Offaly, Clare and Limerick, to accompany the Bedrock Geology 1:100,000 Scale Map Series, Sheet 18, Tipperary with contributions by K. Claringbold, G. Stanley (Mineral Resources) and G. Wright (Groundwater Resources)’, Geological Survey of Ireland.
Barham, M. (2010) Controls on upper Viséan (Carboniferous) depositional environments in Ireland. NUI Galway PhD. Theses, Supervision: Murray, J. & Williams, M.
Bohnsack, U. & Carrucan, P. (1999) An Assessment of Farming Prescriptions Under the Rural Environment Protection Scheme in the Uplands of the Burren Karstic Region, Co. Clare. The Heritage Council of Ireland Series.
Bull, P. & Laverty, M. (1982) ‘Observations On Phytokarst’, Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie, 26 (4), pp. 437-457.
Charlesworth, J. K. (1928) ‘The Glacial Retreat from Central and Southern Ireland’, Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London, 84 (2) No. 334, pp. 293-344.
Claringbold, K., Flegg, A., Magee, R. & Vonhof, J. (1994) ‘The Directory of active quarries, pits and mines in Ireland’, Geological Survey of Ireland, Report Series 94/4.
Coleman, J.C. (1948) ‘Irish Limestone Regions & Caves’, Cave Science, 1 (3), pp. 87-91.
Convery, F. (1991) ‘Locating marine caves using the geophysical VLF-EM method’, Irish Speleology, 14, pp. 5-7.
Coxon, C. & Drew, D.P. (1998) ‘Interaction of surface water and groundwater in Irish karstic areas: implications for water resource management’, in Brahana (ed.) Gambling with Groundwater; Physical, Chemical & Biological aspects of Aquifer-Stream relations. Las Vegas: Proceedings of the Conference of the International Association of Hydrologists, pp. 161 – 168.
Croker, P.F. & Shannon, P. M. (1995) ‘The petroleum geology of Ireland’s offshore basins: introduction’, Geological Society of London, Special Publications, 93, pp. 1-8.
Daly, D., Drew, D.P., Deakin, J., Parkes, M. & Wright, J. (2001) The Karst of Ireland; Limestone Landscapes, Caves and Groundwater Drainage Systems. Dublin: Karst Working Group, 37pp.
Doyle, E., Hinch, C. & Cox, W.R. (2001) Directory of Active Quarries, Pits and Mines in Ireland. Geological Survey of Ireland, Third Edition.
Drew, D. (1996) A Survey of Recent Reclamation in the Burren. Unpublished report for the Heritage Council.
Drew, D.P. (1992) ‘Hydrogeology of Karstic Terrains of Ireland’, in Hydrogeology of Selected Karst Regions. IAH Publication, 13, pp. 11-24.
Drew, D.P. (1991) Karstification In Ireland During The Holocene. Proc. Iqa Symposium.
Drew, D.P. & Jones, G.Ll. (2000) ‘Post-Carboniferous pre-Quaternary karstification in Ireland’, Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association, 111, pp. 345-353.
Drew, D.P., Burke, A.M., & Daly, D. (1996) ‘Assessing the extent and degree of karstification in Ireland’, Proceedings of International Conference on Karst Fractured aquifers – vulnerability and sustainability. Poland: Katowice-Ustron, pp. 37-47.
Dunne, L. & Feehan, J. (2003) ‘Ireland’s Mushroom Stones. Relics of a Vanished Lakeland’, Environmental Resource Management, University College Dublin.
Elliott, T. & Pulham, A.J. (1990) ‘Incised valley fills and the sequence stratigraphy of Upper Carboniferous shelf-margin deltaic cyclothems’, American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, 75, p. 874.
Farsani, N.T., Coelho, C. & Costa, C. (2011) ‘Geotourism and Geoparks as Novel Strategies for Socio-economic Development in Rural Areas’, Int. J. Tourism Res. 13, pp. 68–81.
Foot, F.J. (1860) ‘Explanations to Accompany Sheets 131, 132 of the maps of the Geological Surney of Ireland, illustrating parts of the counties of Clare and Galway’, Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Ireland.
Foot, F.J. (1863) ‘Explanations to Accompany Sheets 114, 122, and 123 of the maps of the Geological Surney of Ireland, illustrating parts of the counties of Clare and Galway’, Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Ireland.
Foot, F.J. & Baily, W.H. (1860) ‘Explanations to accompany Sheets 140 and 141 of the Maps of the Geological Survey of Ireland illustrating part of the Counties of Clare and Kerry, with Palaeontological Notes by W.H.Baily’, Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Ireland.
Gallagher, S. J. (1998) ‘Controls on the distribution of calcareous Foraminifera in the Lower Carboniferous of Ireland’, Marine micropaleontology, 34 (3), pp. 187-211.
Gallagher, S. J., & Somerville, I. D. (2003) ‘Lower Carboniferous (Late Viséan) platform development and cyclicity in southern Ireland: Foraminiferal biofacies and lithofacies evidence’, Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia, 109 (2), pp. 159-172.
Goldie, H. S. (1986) ‘Human influences on Limestone Landforms: the case of Limestone Pavements’, in Paterson, K & Sweeting, M.M. (eds.) New Directions in Karst: Proceedings of The Anglo-French Karst Symposium. Norwich: Geo Books. Pp. 515-541.
Goldie, H. S. (1993) ‘Human Impact on Karst in the British Isles’, in Williams, P. W. (ed.) Karst Terrains: Environmental Changes and Human Impact. Cremlingen: Catena Verlag, Catena Supplement 25, pp. 161-185.
Gunn, J. (1981) ‘Hydrological Processes In Karst Depressions’, Zeit. Geom., 25 (3), pp. 313-331.
Hampson, G.J., Elliott, T. & Davies, S.J. (1997) ‘The application of sequence stratigraphy to Upper Carboniferous fluvio-deltaic strata of the onshore UK and Ireland: implications for the southern North Sea’, Journal of the Geological Society of London, 154, pp. 719-733.
Hanna, F.K. & High, C. (1968) ‘Direct measurement of the rate of erosion of cave passages’, Proceedings British Speleological Association, 6, p. 29.
Hanna, F.K. & High, C. (1970) ‘Spectral analysis of meanders in underground streams’, Transactions of the Cave Research Group of Great Britain, 12 (3), pp. 219-223.
Jones, G.LL. & Somerville, I.D. (1996) ‘Irish Dinantian biostratigraphy: practical applications’, in Strogen, P., Somerville, I.D. & Jones, G.LL. (eds.) Recent Advances in Lower Carboniferous Geology. Geological Society Special Publications, 107, pp. 371-385.
Jones, R.J. (1965) ‘Aspects of the Biological Weathering of Limestone Pavement’, Proceedings of the Geologists Association, 76 (4), pp. 421-434.
Jukes, J.B., Kinahan, G.H. & Bailey, W.H. (1860) ‘Explanation to accompany Sheet 143 of the Maps of the Geological Survey of Ireland illustrating part of the Counties of Clare and Limerick, with Palaeontological Notes by W.H. Baily’, Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Ireland.
Kinahan, G.H. (1863) ‘Explanation to accompany Sheet 124 and that part of Sheet 125 that lies on west of Lough Derg, of the maps of the Geological Survey of Ireland, illustrating parts of the Counties of Galway, Clare and Tipperary’, Memoir of the Geological Survey of Ireland.
Kinahan, G.H. (1865) ‘Explanation to accompany Sheets 115 and 116 of the maps of the Geological Survey of Ireland, illustrating a portion of the Counties of Galway, Clare and Tipperary’, Memoir of the Geological Survey of Ireland.
Kinahan, G.H. (1869) ‘Explanation to accompany sheet 105 and part of 114’, Memoir of the Geological Survey of Ireland.
Kinahan, G.H., Foot, F.J. & Baily, W.H. (1860) ‘Explanations to accompany Sheet 142 of the Maps of the Geological Survey of Ireland illustrating parts of the Counties of Clare, Kerry and Limerick, with Palaeontological notes by W.H. Baily’, Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Ireland.
Kinahan, G.H., Foot, F.J. & Baily, W.H. (1862) ‘Explanations to accompany Sheet 133 of the Map of the Geological Survey of Ireland illustrating a portion of the County of Clare with Palaeontological notes by W.H. Baily’, Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Ireland. [Due to imprecise joint authorship, this reference is often also given as Foot, Kinahan and Baily, or Foot and Kinahan, or Kinahan and Foot.
McCoy, F. (1849) ‘On some new genera and species of Palaeozoic corals and Foraminifera’, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. 3 (2), pp. 1-20, pp. 119-136.
Mccabe, A.M. (1989) ‘The distribution and stratigraphy of drumlins in Ireland’, in Ehlers, J., Gibbard, P.L. & Rose, J. (eds) Glacial deposits in Great Britain and Ireland. Rotterdam: Balkema, pp. 421-435.
Mccabe, A.M. (1993) ‘The 1992 Farrington Lecture: Drumlin bedforms and related ice marginal depositional systems in Ireland’, Irish Geography, 26 (1): pp. 22-44.
Mccabe, A.M. & Dardis, G.F. (1989) ‘A geological view of drumlins in Ireland’, Quaternary Science Reviews, 8, pp. 169-177.
Mccabe, A.M. (1985) ‘Glacial geomorphology’, In Edwards, K.J. & Warren, W.P. (eds.) The Quaternary history of Ireland. London: Academic Press, pp. 67-93.
Mccabe, A.M. (2008) Glacial Geology and geomorphology: The Landscapes of Ireland. Dunedin Academic Press, 274pp.
Macdermot, C.V., Mcconnell, B. & Pracht, M. (2003) Galway Bay, Sheet 14, Bedrock Geology 1:100,000 Scale Map Series. Dublin: Geological Survey of Ireland.
Max, M.D. and Inamdar, D.D. (1983) ‘Detailed compilation magnetic map of Ireland and a summary of its deep geology’, Geological Survey of Ireland, Report Series RS83(1) (Geophysics), pp. 1-10.
Mitchell, G.F. (1977) ‘Periglacial Ireland’, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 280B, pp. 199-209.
Mitchell, G.F. (1998) ‘The Ice Age’, in Mitchell, G.F. & Ryan, M. Reading the Irish Landscape. Townhouse Press, Chapter 2, pp. 35-80.
Robins, N.S., Bruce, D. & Misstear, R. (eds). Groundwater in the Celtic Regions: Studies in Hard Rock and Quaternary Hydrogeology. GSI Special publications, 182.
Naughton, M. (1975) Groundwater and related features in a temperate limestone area. B.A. (Mod) Dissertation, (unpublished). Geography Department, Trinity College Dublin.
Nudds, J.R. (1979) ‘The Carboniferous coral Orionastraea in Ireland’, Journal of Earth Science Royal Dublin Society, 2, pp. 65-70.
O’Connor, P.J., Gallagher, V., Madden, J.S., van den Boom, G., McLaughlin, J.P., McAulay, I.R., Barton, K.J., Duffy, J.T., Muller, R., Grimley, S., Marsh, D., Mackin, G. & MacNiocaill, C. (1993) Assessment of the geological factors influencing the occurrence of radon hazard areas in a karstic region. Geological Survey of Ireland, 204 pp.
O’Rourke, E. (2005) ‘Socio-natural interaction and landscape dynamics in the Burren, Ireland’, Landscape and Urban Planning, 70, pp. 69–83.
Parkes, M.A. & Sleeman, A.G. (1997) Catalogue of the Type, Figured and Cited Fossils in the Geological Survey of Ireland. Geological Survey of Ireland. 124pp.
Parkes, M.A. & Harper, D.A.T. (1995) ‘Ordovician Brachiopod biogeography in the Iapetus Suture Zone of Ireland: Provincial dynamics in a changing ocean’, in Copper, P. and Jisuo, J. (eds.) Brachiopods. Proceedings of the third International Brachiopod Congress Sudbury/Ontario/Canada, 2-5 September, 1995. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, Brookfield, 1996.
Pracht, M., Lees, A., Leake, B., Feely, M., Long, B., Morris, J. and Mcconnell, B., (2003) ‘Geology of Galway Bay: A geological description to accompany the Bedrock Geology 1:100,000 Scale Map Series, Sheet 14, Galway Bay’, Dublin: Geological Survey of Ireland.
Robinson, T.D. (1977) The Burren, a map of the uplands of North-West Clare, Eire. 210:1 map, 35. T.D. Robinson, Arainn.
Ryback, G. & Moreton, S. (1991) ‘Microminerals from Ireland. Part 1: The South-West (Munster)’, UK J. Mines and Minerals, 10, pp. 22-7.
Sevastopulo, G.D. (1981) ‘Upper Carboniferous’, in Holland, C.H. (ed.) A Geology of Ireland. Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Press.
Simms, M.J. (1990) ‘Phytokarst and Photokarren in Ireland’, Cave Science, 17 (3), pp. 131-133.
Simms, M.J. (2003) ‘The origin of enigmatic tubular lakeshore karren – A mechanism for the rapid dissolution of limestone in carbonate saturated waters’, Physical Geography, 23 (1), pp. 1-20.
Sleeman, A.G. & Pracht, M. (1999) ‘Geology of the Shannon Estuary. A geological description of the Shannon Estuary region including parts of Clare, Limerick and Kerry, to accompany the Bedrock Geology 1:100,000 Scale Map Series, Sheet 17, Shannon Estuary, with contributions by K. Claringbold and G. Stanley (Minerals), J. Deakin and G. Wright (Groundwater) and O. Bloetjes and R. Creighton (Quaternary)’, Dublin: Geological Survey of Ireland.
Sweeting, M., Ede, D.P. & Newson, M.D. (1973) ‘Some results and applications of karst hydrology. 1. Some aspects of karst hydrology A Symposium’, Geographical Journal, 139, pp. 280-285.
Trudgill, S.T. (1976) ‘The erosion of limestones under soil and the long term stability of soil vegetation systems on limestone’, Earth Surface Processes, 1 (1), pp. 31-41.
Warren, W.P. (1992) ‘Drumlin orientation and the pattern of glaciation in Ireland’, Sveriges Geologiska Undersokning, Research Papers, Ca 81, pp. 359-366.
Whilde, T. (1987) Pocket Guide to the Cliffs of Moher. Belfast: Appletree Press.
Williams, P.W. (1970) ‘Limestone morphology in Ireland’, in Stephens, E. & Glassock, R.E. (eds.) Irish Geographical Studies in honour of E. Estyn Evans. Belfast: Queens University, Department of Geography. Pp. 105-124.
Williams, P.W. (1989) ‘The role of the subcutaneous zone in karst hydrology’, Journal of Hydrology, 61 (1–3), pp. 45–67.
Wood, E., Hoagland-Grey, H. & Smith, J. (1996) The West Coast of Ireland: An Environmental Appraisal. Texaco, Enterprise Oil PLC, Kerr-McHee Oil (UK) PLC and Statoil (UK) Ltd.
Wynne, A.B. (1860) ‘Explanatory memoir to accompany sheet 144 of the maps of the Geological Survey of Ireland in the counties of Limerick, Tipperary and Clare’, Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Ireland.