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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|
|Large Scale Three-Dimensional Modelling for Wave and Tidal Energy Resource and Environmental Impact: Methodologies for Quantifying Acceptable Thresholds for Sustainable Exploitation||Gallego, A., et al.||October 2017||Journal Article||Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave||Energy Removal||Farfield Environment|
|The Environmental Interactions of Tidal and Wave Energy Generation Devices||Frid, C., et al.||January 2012||Journal Article||Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave||Static Device||Farfield Environment, Nearfield Habitat|
|Wave and Tidal Energy: Environmental Effects||Iglesias, G., et al.||July 2018||Book Chapter||Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave||N/A||Farfield Environment, Nearfield Habitat|
|The State of Knowledge for Environmental Effects: Driving Consenting/Permitting for the Marine Renewable Energy Industry||Copping, A.||January 2018||Report||Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave||N/A||Farfield Environment, Nearfield Habitat, Socio-economics|
|Marine Renewable Energy: The Ecological Implications of Altering the Hydrodynamics of the Marine Environment||Shields, M., et al.||January 2011||Journal Article||Marine Energy (General), Tidal, Wave||Changes in Flow||Invertebrates, Physical Environment|
|The Benthic Environment of the North and West of Scotland and the Northern and Western Isles: Sources of Information and Overview||Wilding, T., Hughes, D., Black, K.||October 2005||Report||Marine Energy (General), Tidal, Wave||Changes in Flow||Invertebrates, Physical Environment|
|SuperGen Research Helps to Answer Long Standing Problem of Shoreline 'Exposure'||Beharie, R., Side, J.||January 2011||Presentation||Marine Energy (General), Tidal, Wave||Changes in Flow||Physical Environment|
|Marine Energy: More than Just a Drop in the Ocean?||Armstrong, J., Consultancy, F.||January 2008||Report||Marine Energy (General), Tidal, Wave||N/A||Physical Environment, Human Dimensions, Legal & Policy|
|The Impact of Marine Renewable Energy Extraction on Sediment Dynamics||Neill, S., Robins, P., Fairley, I.||April 2017||Book Chapter||Marine Energy (General), Tidal, Wave||Changes in Flow||Physical Environment, Sediment Transport|
|TeraWatt Position Papers: A "Toolbox" of Methods to Better Understand and Assess the Effects of Tidal and Wave Energy Arrays on the Marine Environment||Murray, R., et al.||August 2015||Report||Marine Energy (General), Tidal, Wave||Changes in Flow||Physical Environment, Sediment Transport, Water Quality|