Knowledge Base

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Title Author* Date**sort ascending Type of Content Technology Type Stressor Receptor
Performance and Integrity of Protective Coating Systems for Offshore Wind Power Structures after Three Years Under Offshore Site Conditions Momber, A., Plagemann, P., Stenzel, V. February 2015 Journal Article Offshore Wind Chemical Leaching N/A
The Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE) of Wave Energy Using GIS Based Analysis: The Case Study of Portugal Castro-Santos, L., et. al. February 2015 Journal Article Wave N/A Socio-economics
A Life Cycle Co-Benefits Assessment of Wind Power in China Xue, B., et. al. January 2015 Journal Article Offshore Wind Chemical Leaching N/A
Renewable Energy Developments in an Uncertain World: The Case of Offshore Wind and Birds in the UK Masden, E., et. al. January 2015 Journal Article Offshore Wind N/A Birds
Impact of Tidal-Stream Arrays in Relation to the Natural Variability of Sedimentary Processes Robins, P., Neill, S., Lewis, M. December 2014 Journal Article Tidal Energy Removal Nearfield Habitat
Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Electricity Generated by Offshore Wind Farms Reimers, B., Özdirik, B., Kaltschmitt, M. December 2014 Journal Article Offshore Wind N/A Ecosystem
Investigating the Co-Existence of Fisheries and Offshore Renewable Energy in the UK: Identification of a Mitigation Agenda for Fishing Effort Displacement de Groot, J., et. al. December 2014 Journal Article MHK, Offshore Wind Static Device Fish
Study of Hydrokinetic Turbine Arrays with Large Eddy Simulation Sale, D., Aliseda, A. November 2014 Conference Paper MHK Energy Removal N/A
An Economic and Environmental Assessment of Transporting Bulk Energy from a Grazing Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Facility Gilmore, E., Blohm, A., Sinsabaugh, S. November 2014 Journal Article OTEC N/A Farfield Environment
Simulating Blade-Strike on Fish Passing Through Marine Hydrokinetic Turbines Romero-Gomez, P., Richmond, M. November 2014 Journal Article In-Stream, Tidal Dynamic Device Fish
Is EIA Part of the Wind Power Planning Problem? Smart, D., Stojanovic, T., Warren, C. November 2014 Journal Article Offshore Wind N/A N/A
Assessing the Influence of Inflow Turbulence on Noise and Performance of a Tidal Turbine using Large Eddy Simulations Lloyd, T., Turnock, S., Humphrey, V. November 2014 Journal Article Tidal Noise N/A
In Situ Mortality Experiments with Juvenile Sea Bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) in Relation to Impulsive Sound Levels Caused by Pile Driving of Windmill Foundations Dubusschere, E., et. al. October 2014 Journal Article Offshore Wind Noise Fish
Using Medaka Embryos as a Model System to Study Biological Effects of the Electromagnetic Fields on Development and Behavior Lee, W., Yang, K. October 2014 Journal Article N/A EMF Fish
Source Levels of the Underwater Calls of a Male Leopard Seal Rogers, T. October 2014 Journal Article N/A Noise Marine Mammals
Insights from Archaeological Analysis and Interpretation of Marine Data Sets to Inform Marine Cultural Heritage Management and Planning of Wave and Tidal Energy Development for Orkney Waters and the Pentland Firth, NE Scotland Pollard, E., et. al. October 2014 Journal Article MHK N/A Socio-economics
Great Skua (Stercorarius skua) Movements at Sea in Relation to Marine Renewable Energy Developments Wade, H., et. al. October 2014 Journal Article Wave, Offshore Wind Static Device Birds
Records of Trace Metals in Sediments from the Oregon Shelf and Slope: Investigating the Occurrence of Hypoxia Over the Past Several Thousand Years Erhardt, A., et. al. September 2014 Journal Article N/A Chemical Leaching N/A
Knowledge Brokerage Context Factors - What Matters in Knowledge Exchange in Impact Assessment? Saarela, S., Söderman, T., Lyytimäki, J. September 2014 Journal Article N/A N/A Socio-economics
Oil Platforms off California are Among the Most Productive Marine Fish Habitats Globally Claisse, J., et. al. September 2014 Journal Article N/A Static Device Fish
Marine Mammals and Ocean Noise: Future Directions and Information Needs with Respect to Science, Policy and Law in Canada Williams, R., et. al. September 2014 Journal Article N/A Noise Marine Mammals
Mapping Seabird Sensitivity to Offshore Wind Farms Bradbury, G., et. al. September 2014 Journal Article Offshore Wind Dynamic Device Birds
Wave Farm Impact: The Role of Farm-to-Coast Distance Iglesias, G., Carballo, R. September 2014 Journal Article Wave Energy Removal Farfield Environment
Characterizing the Mean Flow Field in Rivers for Resource and Environmental Impact Assessments of Hydrokinetic Energy Generation Sites Petrie, J., et. al. September 2014 Journal Article In-Stream N/A N/A
Community Benefits, Framing and the Social Acceptance of Offshore Wind Farms: An Experimental Study in England Walker, B., Wiersma, B., Bailey, E. September 2014 Journal Article Offshore Wind N/A Socio-economics
An Integrated Visual Impact Assessment Model for Offshore Windfarm Development Depellegrin, D., Blažauskas, N., Egarter-Vigl, L. September 2014 Journal Article Offshore Wind Static Device Ecosystem, Socio-economics
Reference Model 6 (RM6): Oscillating Wave Energy Converter Bull, D., et. al. September 2014 Report Wave N/A N/A
Getting it Right for the North Atlantic Right Whale (Eubalaena glacialis): A Last Opportunity for Effective Marine Spatial Planning? Petruny, L., Wright, A., Smith, C. August 2014 Journal Article N/A Static Device Marine Mammals
Cautious but Committed: Moving Toward Adaptive Planning and Operation Strategies for Renewable Energy’s Wildlife Implications Köppel, J., Dahmen, M., Helfrich, J. August 2014 Journal Article Offshore Wind N/A Bats, Socio-economics
Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Renewable Energy Sources: A Review of Lifecycle Considerations Amponsah, N., et. al. August 2014 Journal Article MHK, Offshore Wind N/A N/A
Experimental Study of the Turbulence Intensity Effects on Marine Current Turbines Behaviour. Part II: Two Interacting Turbines Mycek, P., et. al. August 2014 Journal Article Tidal Energy Removal Nearfield Habitat
The Effects of a Severn Barrage on Wave Conditions in the Bristol Channel Fairley, I., et. al. August 2014 Journal Article Tidal Energy Removal Farfield Environment
Computationally Efficient Modelling of Dynamic Soil–Structure Interaction of Offshore Wind Turbines on Gravity Footings Damgaard, M., Andersen, L., Ibsen, L. August 2014 Journal Article Offshore Wind N/A Nearfield Habitat
Influence of Site Bathymetry on Tidal Resource Assessment Perez-Ortiz, A., et. al. August 2014 Conference Paper Tidal Noise N/A
Communicating Marine Environmental Information to Decision Makers: Enablers and Barriers to Use of Publications (Grey Literature) of the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment Cossarini, D., MacDonald, B., Wells, P. August 2014 Journal Article N/A N/A Socio-economics
Post-Glacial Sea-Level Change Along the Pacific Coast of North America Shugar, D., et. al. August 2014 Journal Article N/A N/A N/A
Spatial and Temporal Benthic Species Assemblage Responses with a Deployed Marine Tidal Energy Device: A Small Scaled Study Broadhurst, M., Orme, C. August 2014 Journal Article MHK N/A Ecosystem, Invertebrates
Report on Environmental Impact Assessment and Mitigation Strategies TROPOS July 2014 Report MHK Chemical Leaching, Dynamic Device, EMF, Energy Removal, Noise, Static Device Bats, Birds, Ecosystem, Fish, Invertebrates, Nearfield Habitat, Sea Turtles, Socio-economics
Experts' Forum #1: Analyzing Acoustic Data around Marine Energy Devices Zydlewski, G., et. al. July 2014 Video MHK N/A Birds, Fish, Marine Mammals
Computational Tools to Assess Turbine Biological Performance Richmond, M., et. al. July 2014 Magazine Article In-Stream N/A Fish
Marine Mammals Trace Anthropogenic Structures at Sea Russell, D., et. al. July 2014 Journal Article Offshore Wind Static Device Marine Mammals
Wave Power Extraction from a Bottom-Mounted Oscillating Water Column Converter with a V-Shaped Channel Deng, Z., Huang, Z., Law, A. July 2014 Journal Article Wave Energy Removal N/A
Wave Farm Modelling of Oscillating Wave Surge Converters Sarkar, D., Renzi, E., Dias, F. July 2014 Journal Article Wave Energy Removal N/A
Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Seawater Reverse Osmosis Desalination Plant Powered by Renewable Energy Shahabi, M., et. al. July 2014 Journal Article MHK, Offshore Wind N/A Socio-economics
Physical Modelling of Wave Energy Converters Sheng, W., Alcorn, R., Lewis, T. July 2014 Journal Article Wave N/A N/A
A Sustainability Index of potential co-location of offshore wind farms and open water aquaculture Benassai, G., et. al. July 2014 Journal Article Offshore Wind Static Device Ecosystem, Fish, Invertebrates, Socio-economics
Floating Offshore Turbines Trande, J., et. al. June 2014 Journal Article Offshore Wind N/A N/A
Environmental Impact Assessments for Wave Energy Developments - Learning from Existing Activities and Informing Future Research Priorities Leeney, R., et. al. June 2014 Journal Article Wave N/A N/A
Predicting the Large-Scale Consequences of Offshore Wind Turbine Array Development on a North Sea Ecosystem van der Molen, J., et. al. June 2014 Journal Article Offshore Wind Chemical Leaching, Noise, Static Device Ecosystem
Floating Vs. Bottom-Fixed Turbines for Tidal Stream Energy: A Comparative Impact Assessment Sanchez, M., et. al. June 2014 Journal Article Tidal N/A N/A

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