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|Title||Author*||Date**||Type of Content||Technology Types||Stressors||Receptors|
|Artificial Reefs as a Tool to Aid Rehabilitation of Coastal Ecosystems: Investigating the Potential||Pickering, H., Whitmarsh, D., Jensen, A.||December 1999||Journal Article||N/A||Static Device||Ecosystem, Nearfield Habitat|
|Early Development of the Subtidal Marine Biofouling on a Concrete Offshore Windmill Foundation on the Thornton Bank (Southern North Sea): First Monitoring Results||Kerckhof, F., et al.||November 2010||Journal Article||Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||Static Device||Ecosystem, Nearfield Habitat|
|Multiple Stressors and Multifunctionality: Limited Effects on an Illuminated Benthic System||Alsterberg, C., Sundbäck, K., Gamfeldt, L.||December 2014||Journal Article||N/A||N/A||Ecosystem, Nearfield Habitat|
|Predicting the trends of vertebrate species richness as a response to wind farms installation in mountain ecosystems of northwest Portugal||Santos, M., et al.||March 2010||Journal Article||Wind Energy general, Land-Based Wind||Static Device||Ecosystem, Nearfield Habitat|
|The ecology of infrastructure decommissioning in the North Sea: what we need to know and how to achieve it||Fowler, A., et al.||August 2019||Journal Article||Marine Energy general, Wind Energy general||N/A||Ecosystem, Nearfield Habitat|
|Enrichment and Shifts in Macrobenthic Assemblages in an Offshore Wind Farm Area in the Belgian Part of the North Sea||Coates, D., et al.||April 2014||Journal Article||Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||N/A||Benthic Invertebrates, Ecosystem, Nearfield Habitat|
|Similar Diversity-Disturbance Responses to Different Physical Impacts: Three Cases of Small-Scale Biodiversity Increase in the Belgian Part of the North Sea||De Backer, A., et al.||July 2014||Journal Article||Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||Static Device||Ecosystem, Nearfield Habitat|
|Habitat Engineering by Decadal-Scale Bioturbation around Shipwrecks on the Great Barrier Reef Mid-Shelf||Stieglitz, T.||March 2013||Journal Article||Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||Static Device||Ecosystem, Nearfield Habitat|
|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|
|Development and application of a low-cost rapid assessment system for coastal benthic habitats||Benjamin, C., et al.||September 2019||Journal Article||N/A||N/A||Ecosystem, Farfield Environment, Nearfield Habitat|
|Birds and Offshore Wind Farms: A Hot Topic in Marine Ecology||Exo, K., Hüppop, O., Garthe, S.||April 2003||Journal Article||Wind Energy (General), Offshore Wind||Avoidance, Collision, Displacement, Habitat Change||Birds, Seabirds, Ecosystem Processes, Nearfield Habitat|
|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|