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|Title||Author*||Date**||Type of Content||Technology Types||Stressors||Receptors|
|Environmental Assessment for Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion in Hawaii||Comfort, C., Vega, L.||September 2011||Conference Paper||Marine Energy general, OTEC||N/A||Nearfield Habitat, Socio-economics, Environmental Impact Assessment|
|Physical and Biological Modeling of a 100 Megawatt Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Discharge Plume||Rocheleau, G., Grandelli, P.||September 2011||Conference Paper||Marine Energy general, OTEC||Static Device||N/A|
|Potential Impacts from OTEC-Generated Underwater Sounds||Rucker, J., Friedl, W.||November 1985||Conference Paper||Marine Energy general, OTEC||Noise||N/A|
|Environmental Impact Assessment for Operational OTEC Platforms||Sands, M.||September 1979||Conference Paper||Marine Energy general, OTEC||N/A||Nearfield Habitat, Socio-economics, Environmental Impact Assessment|
|Bringing OTEC Environmental Assessments of the 1980s Up To 21st Century Oceanographic Standards||Sansone, F., Comfort, C., Weng, K.||December 2010||Conference Paper||Marine Energy general, OTEC||Chemicals, EMF, Energy Removal, Noise, Static Device||Benthic Invertebrates, Ecosystem, Socio-economics, Environmental Impact Assessment|
|Assessment and Control of OTEC Physical Environmental Impacts||Ditmars, J.||November 1978||Conference Paper||Marine Energy general, OTEC||N/A||Nearfield Habitat|