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|Title||Author*||Date**||Type of Content||Technology Types||Stressors||Receptors|
|A framework to evaluate the environmental impact of OCEAN energy devices||Mendoza, E., et al.||June 2019||Journal Article||Marine Energy general, Ocean Current, OTEC, Tidal, Wave, Offshore Wind||Dynamic Device, Noise||Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Seabirds, Shorebirds, Ecosystem, Farfield Environment, Fish, Marine Mammals, Cetaceans, Pinnipeds, Nearfield Habitat, Environmental Impact Assessment|
|Sensitivity of tidal lagoon and barrage hydrodynamic impacts and energy outputs to operational characteristics||Angeloudis, A., Falconer, R.||December 2017||Journal Article||Marine Energy general, Tidal||Dynamic Device||Ecosystem|
|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||Dynamic Device, EMF, Energy Removal, Noise, Static Device||Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Ecosystem, Farfield Environment, Fish, Marine Mammals, Nearfield Habitat, Sea Turtles, Socio-economics, Marine Spatial Planning|
|Evaluating Threats in Multinational Marine Ecosystems: A Coast Salish First Nations and Tribal Perspective||Gaydos, J., Thixton, S., Donatuto, J.||December 2015||Journal Article||N/A||Chemicals, Dynamic Device, Noise||Ecosystem, Socio-economics, Navigation|
|Assessment of Zooplankton Injury and Mortality Associated With Underwater Turbines for Tidal Energy Production||Schlezinger, D., Taylor, C., Howes, B.||July 2013||Journal Article||Marine Energy general, Tidal||Dynamic Device||Ecosystem|
|Tidal barrages in the UK: Ecological and social impacts, potential mitigation, and tools to support barrage planning||Hooper, T., Austen, M.||July 2013||Journal Article||Marine Energy general, Tidal||Dynamic Device||Ecosystem|
|Environmental Effects of Marine Energy Development around the World: Annex IV Final Report||Copping, A., et al.||January 2013||Report||Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave||Dynamic Device, Energy Removal, Noise||Ecosystem, Fish, Marine Mammals|
|MERiFIC 3.2.1: Documentary Summary of the Environmental Impact of Renewable Marine Energy||Sotta, C.||September 2012||Report||Marine Energy general, Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||Chemicals, Dynamic Device, EMF, Energy Removal, Noise, Static Device||Birds, Ecosystem, Fish, Nearfield Habitat|
|40MW Oyster Wave Array North West Coast, Isle of Lewis Environmental Statement||Royal Haskoning||March 2012||Report||Marine Energy general, Wave||Dynamic Device, Energy Removal, Noise, Static Device||Birds, Ecosystem, Farfield Environment, Fish, Marine Mammals, Nearfield Habitat, Socio-economics, Environmental Impact Assessment|
|Screening Analysis for the Environmental Risk Evaluation System - Environmental Effects of MHK Energy||Copping, A., et al.||September 2011||Report||Marine Energy general||Chemicals, Dynamic Device, EMF, Energy Removal, Noise, Static Device||Benthic Invertebrates, Ecosystem, Farfield Environment, Fish, Marine Mammals, Nearfield Habitat, Sea Turtles|
|Open-Ocean Energy Production: The Environmental Context||Hanson, H.||June 2010||Conference Paper||Marine Energy general||Dynamic Device, Static Device||Benthic Invertebrates, Ecosystem, Fish, Sea Turtles|