Tellus Border was succesfully completed in 2013 - for current Tellus news please visit   

Tellus Border was an EU INTERREG IVA-funded regional mapping project collecting geo-environmental data on soils, water and rocks across six border counties - Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Cavan, Monaghan and Louth - and continuing the analysis of existing data in Northern Ireland.  The project was a cross-border initiative between the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland, the Geological Survey of Ireland, Queen’s University Belfast and Dundalk Institute of Technology.

Information from the project is assisting environmental management and is supporting sustainable development of our natural resources in the border region. The project was a follow-on from the Tellus project successfully completed in Northern Ireland.  

Tellus Border was funded by the INTERREG IVA programme of the European Regional Development Fund, which is managed by the Special EU Programmes Body ( The project was additionally part-funded by the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government (Ireland) and Department of the Environment (Northern Ireland). 

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