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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|
|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||Attraction, Avoidance, Collision, Noise||Birds, Seabirds, Shorebirds, Ecosystem Processes, Fish, Invertebrates, Marine Mammals, Cetaceans, Pinnipeds, Nearfield Habitat, Physical Environment, Environmental Impact Assessment|
|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, Collision, Noise||Ecosystem Processes, Human Dimensions, Environmental Impact Assessment, Social & Economic Data|
|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||Collision||Ecosystem Processes, Human Dimensions, Social & Economic Data|
|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|
|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|