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|Title||Author*||Date**||Type of Content||Technology Types||Stressors||Receptors|
|High Level Environmental Screening Study for Offshore Wind Farm Developments - Marine Habitats and Species Project||Hiscock, K., Tyler-Walters, H., Jones, H.||August 2002||Report||Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||Dynamic Device, EMF, Energy Removal, Noise, Static Device||Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Seabirds, Ecosystem, Farfield Environment, Fish, Marine Mammals, Nearfield Habitat, Socio-economics|
|The large-scale impact of offshore wind farm structures on pelagic primary productivity in the southern North Sea||Slavik, K., et al.||May 2018||Journal Article||Wind Energy (General), Offshore Wind||Habitat Change||Ecosystem Processes, Physical Environment, Invertebrates, Nearfield Habitat|
|Ocean sprawl facilitates dispersal and connectivity of protected species||Henry, L., et al.||August 2018||Journal Article||Marine Energy (General), Wind Energy (General), Offshore Wind||Habitat Change||Ecosystem Processes, Fish, Invertebrates, 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|
|Offshore Wind Farms: Their Impacts, and Potential Habitat Gains as Artificial Reefs, in Particular for Fish||Wilson, J.||September 2007||Thesis||Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||Static Device||Benthic Invertebrates, Ecosystem, Fish, Nearfield Habitat|