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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 Preliminary Review of the Impact of Placing Portions of an Extra-High Voltage Transmission Line Beneath the Chesapeake Bay & Other Waters||Community & Environmental Defense Service||February 2011||Report||N/A||EMF||Benthic Invertebrates, Ecosystem, Fish, Nearfield Habitat|
|Updated Summary of Knowledge: Selected Areas of the Pacific Coast||Kaplan, B., et al.||July 2010||Report||Marine Energy general, Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||N/A||Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Ecosystem, Fish, Marine Mammals, Sea Turtles, Socio-economics|
|The Marine Habitat Classification for Britain and Ireland||Connor, D., et al.||May 2004||Report||N/A||N/A||Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Ecosystem, Fish, Marine Mammals|
|EcoSpatial Information Database: U.S. Atlantic Region||Madsen, K., et al.||May 2014||Report||N/A||N/A||Benthic Invertebrates, Ecosystem, Fish|
|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|
|Wales' Marine Evidence Report||Welsh Government||October 2015||Report||N/A||N/A||Birds, Seabirds, Ecosystem Processes, Fish, Invertebrates, Marine Mammals, Legal & Policy, Social & Economic Data|
|Wave Hub Environmental Statement||South West of England Regional Development Agency||June 2006||Report||Marine Energy general, Wave||Noise||Birds, Seabirds, Ecosystem, Fish, Nearfield Habitat, Socio-economics, Environmental Impact Assessment|