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|Title||Author*||Date**||Type of Content||Technology Types||Stressors||Receptors|
|Cumulative Impacts of Wave Energy In Oregon: A Literature and Research Review||Aquatera, Parametrix||April 2010||Report||Marine Energy general, Wave||N/A||Farfield Environment, Socio-economics|
|Marine Energy: More than Just a Drop in the Ocean?||Armstrong, J., Consultancy, F.||January 2008||Report||Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave||N/A||Farfield Environment, Socio-economics|
|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|
|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|
|Wave Energy Converter (WEC) Array Effects on Wave, Current, and Sediment Circulation: Monterey Bay, CA||Jones, C., Magalen, J., Roberts, J.||January 2014||Report||Marine Energy (General), Wave||Changes in Flow||Physical Environment, Sediment Transport|
|Further Investigation of Wave Energy Converter Effects on Wave Fields: A Subsequent Modeling Sensitivity Study in Monterey Bay, CA||Magalen, J., et al.||December 2012||Report||Marine Energy (General), Wave||Changes in Flow||Physical Environment|
|Worldwide Synthesis and Analysis of Existing Information Regarding Environmental Effects of Alternative Energy Uses on the Outer Continental Shelf||Michel, J., et al.||July 2007||Report||Marine Energy (General), Ocean Current, OTEC, Wave, Wind Energy (General), Offshore Wind||Attraction, Avoidance, Collision, Displacement, Habitat Change||Birds, Fish, Invertebrates, Marine Mammals, Physical Environment, Reptiles, Human Dimensions|
|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|
|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|
|Sediment Transport Study: Baseline Observations and Modeling for the Reedsport Wave Energy Site||Ozkan-Haller, H., et al.||December 2009||Report||Marine Energy (General), Wave||Changes in Flow||Physical Environment, Sediment Transport|
|Cumulative Impacts of Wave Energy In Oregon: Data Atlas||Parametrix, Aquatera||April 2010||Report||Marine Energy general, Wave||N/A||Farfield Environment, Socio-economics|
|Investigation of Wave Energy Converter Effects on Near‐Shore Wave Fields: Model Generation, Validation and Evaluation ‐ Kaneohe Bay, HI||Roberts, J., Chang, G., Jones, C.||March 2012||Report||Marine Energy (General), Wave||Changes in Flow||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|