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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||Mendoza, 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|
|Environmental and Ecological Effects of Ocean Renewable Energy Development: A Current Synthesis||Boehlert, G., Gill, A.||June 2010||Journal Article||Marine Energy general, OTEC, Tidal, Wave, Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||Static Device||Nearfield Habitat|
|A Review of the Application of Lifecycle Analysis to Renewable Energy Systems||Lund, C., Biswas, W.||April 2008||Journal Article||Marine Energy general, Riverine, Tidal, Wave, Wind Energy general||N/A||Socio-economics, Life Cycle Assessment|
|Environmental Risk Evaluation System - An Approach to Ranking Risk of Ocean Energy Development on Coastal and Estuarine Environments||Copping, A., et al.||January 2015||Journal Article||Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave, Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||Chemicals, Dynamic Device, Energy Removal||Birds, Fish, Marine Mammals|
|The interplay between economics, legislative power and social influence examined through a social-ecological framework for marine ecosystems services||Martino, S., Tett, P., Kenter, J.||February 2019||Journal Article||Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave, Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||N/A||Socio-economics|
|Evaluation and Comparison of the Levelized Cost of Tidal, Wave, and Offshore Wind Energy||Astariz, S., Vazquez, A., Iglesias, G.||October 2015||Journal Article||Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave, Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||N/A||Socio-economics|
|Buried Alive: The Behavioural Response of the Mussels, Modiolus modiolus and Mytilus edulis to Sudden Burial by Sediment||Hutchison, Z., et al.||March 2016||Journal Article||Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave, Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||N/A||Invertebrates|
|Improving visual biodiversity assessments of motile fauna in turbid aquatic environments||Jones, R., et al.||August 2019||Journal Article||Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave, Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||N/A||Fish, Invertebrates, Marine Mammals|
|Oil and gas infrastructure decommissioning in marine protected areas: System complexity, analysis and challenges||Burdon, D., et al.||October 2018||Journal Article||Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave, Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||N/A||N/A|
|Camera technology for monitoring marine biodiversity and human impact||Bicknell, A., et al.||October 2016||Journal Article||Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave, Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||N/A||Fish, Invertebrates, Human Dimensions, Environmental Impact Assessment|
|A strategic policy framework for promoting the marine energy sector in Spain||Vazquez, S., Astariz, S., Iglesias, G.||December 2015||Journal Article||Tidal, Wave, Offshore Wind||N/A||Legal and Policy|