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|Title||Author*||Date**||Type of Content||Technology Types||Stressors||Receptors|
|Annex IV 2016 State of the Science Report: Environmental Effects of Marine Renewable Energy Development Around the World||Copping, A., et al.||April 2016||Report||Marine Energy (General), Tidal, Wave||Attraction, Avoidance, Changes in Flow, Collision, EMF, Entrapment, Habitat Change, Noise||Birds, Ecosystem Processes, Fish, Invertebrates, Marine Mammals, Nearfield Habitat, Physical Environment, Reptiles, Human Dimensions, Marine Spatial Planning|
|Appropriateness of Existing Monitoring Studies for the Fundy Tidal Energy Project and Considerations for Monitoring Commercial Scale Scenarios||Fisheries and Oceans Canada||June 2012||Report||Marine Energy general, Tidal||N/A||Farfield Environment, Fish|
|Installation of Tidal Turbine Array at Kyle Rhea, Scotland: Scoping Study||Bedford, G., Tarrant, D., Trendall, J.||March 2010||Report||Marine Energy general, Tidal||N/A||Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Farfield Environment, Fish, Marine Mammals, Sea Turtles, Socio-economics, Environmental Impact Assessment|
|Pathways of Effects for Offshore Renewable Energy in Canada||Isaacman, L., Daborn, G.||December 2011||Report||Marine Energy (General), Wind Energy (General), Offshore Wind||Avoidance, Changes in Flow, Chemicals, Collision, Displacement, EMF, Habitat Change, Lighting, Noise||Birds, Fish, Invertebrates, Marine Mammals, Nearfield Habitat, Physical Environment, Reptiles, Human Dimensions|
|Potential Impacts of the Monterey Accelerated Research System (MARS) cable on the seabed and benthic faunal assemblages||Kuhnz, L., et al.||December 2015||Report||N/A||Habitat Change||Fish, Physical Environment|
|RITE Monitoring of Environmental Effects (RMEE) Reports (DRAFT ver. Mar 2016) RITE Project (FERC No. P-12611)||Smith, R.||March 2016||Report||Marine Energy general, Tidal||Dynamic Device, Noise||Farfield Environment, Fish, Marine Mammals, Nearfield Habitat, Sea Turtles|
|River, Tidal, and Ocean Current Hydrokinetic Energy Technologies: Status and Future Opportunities in Alaska||Johnson, J., Pride, D.||November 2010||Report||Marine Energy (General), Riverine||N/A||Fish, Physical Environment, Sediment Transport|
|The Kyle Rhea Tidal Stream Array Environmental Statement: Non-Technical Summary||Sea Generation||January 2013||Report||Marine Energy general, Tidal||N/A||Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Farfield Environment, Fish, Marine Mammals, Socio-economics, Environmental Impact Assessment|
|Wave Energy Test Site Environmental Assessment: Marine Corps Base Hawaii||Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC)||January 2014||Report||Marine Energy general, Wave||N/A||Benthic Invertebrates, Ecosystem, Farfield Environment, Fish, Marine Mammals, Nearfield Habitat, Sea Turtles, Socio-economics, Environmental Impact Assessment|
|Worldwide Synthesis and Analysis of Existing Information Regarding Environmental Effects of Alternative Energy Uses on the Outer Continental Shelf||Michel, J., et al.||July 2007||Report||Marine Energy (General), Ocean Current, OTEC, Wave, Wind Energy (General), Offshore Wind||Attraction, Avoidance, Collision, Displacement, Habitat Change||Birds, Fish, Invertebrates, Marine Mammals, Physical Environment, Reptiles, Human Dimensions|