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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|
|Potential OTEC Impacts in the Hawaiian Marine Environment||Parke, M.||January 2010||Presentation||Marine Energy general, OTEC||Chemicals, EMF, Noise, Static Device||Benthic Invertebrates, Ecosystem, Farfield Environment, Fish, Nearfield Habitat|
|Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion: Assessing Potential Physical, Chemical and Biological Impacts and Risks||Coastal Response Research Center||June 2010||Report||Marine Energy general, OTEC||Chemicals, EMF, Noise, Static Device||Ecosystem, Fish, Invertebrates, Marine Mammals, Reptiles|
|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|
|MERiFIC 3.3.1: Collaborative Field Study Programme||Sotta, C., Witt, M., Le Niliot, P.||February 2014||Report||Marine Energy general||Noise||Ecosystem, Marine Mammals, Pinnipeds|
|Practical Management of Cumulative Anthropogenic Impacts with Working Marine Examples||Wright, A., Kyhn, L.||April 2015||Journal Article||Marine Energy general, Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||Noise||Ecosystem|
|Optimising Array Form for Energy Extraction and Environmental Benefit (EBAO)||Smith, H.||March 2015||Report||Marine Energy general||Noise||Ecosystem|
|How Might We Assess and Manage the Effects of Underwater Noise on Populations of Marine Animals?||Tasker, M.||January 2016||Book Chapter||N/A||Noise||Ecosystem|
|World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation Volume III: Ecological Issues and Environmental Impacts||Sheppard, C.||January 2019||Book||N/A||Noise||Birds, Ecosystem Processes, Marine Mammals, Human Dimensions, Environmental Impact Assessment, Fisheries, Legal & Policy|
|Sound of Islay Environmental Statement||ScottishPower Renewables||July 2010||Report||Marine Energy general, Tidal||Noise, Static Device||Benthic Invertebrates, Ecosystem, Fish, Marine Mammals, Socio-economics, Environmental Impact Assessment|