The Knowledge Base provides access to information about the environmental effects of marine and wind energy, supporting Annex IV and WREN initiatives. Relevant documents and Annex IV metadata forms are compiled into a user-friendly table with advanced filtering. Filters may be selected on the right, or keywords entered in the Search Text box. Content may also be sorted alphabetically by clicking on column headers. More entries will load as you scroll down.
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|Title||Author*||Date**||Type of Content||Technology Types||Stressors||Receptors|
|A framework to evaluate the environmental impact of OCEAN energy devices||Mendozaa, E., et al.||June 2019||Journal Article||Marine Energy general, Ocean Current, OTEC, Tidal, Wave, Offshore Wind||Dynamic Device, Noise||Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Seabirds, Shorebirds, Ecosystem, Farfield Environment, Fish, Marine Mammals, Cetaceans, Pinnipeds, Nearfield Habitat, Environmental Impact Assessment|
|California Current Cetacean & Ecosystem Assessment Survey (CalCurCEAS): Final Report to Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Regarding Surveys of Windfloat and Wave Energy Areas||Barlow, J., Henry, A., Ballance, L.||April 2014||Report||Marine Energy general, Wave, Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||N/A||Ecosystem, Marine Mammals, Cetaceans|
|Disruption to Benthic Habitats by Moorings of Wave Energy Installations: A Modelling Case Study and Implications for Overall Ecosystem Functioning||Krivtsov, V., Linfoot, B.||October 2012||Journal Article||Marine Energy general, Wave||Static Device||Benthic Invertebrates, Ecosystem, Nearfield Habitat|