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|Title||Author*||Date**||Type of Content||Technology Types||Stressors||Receptors|
|Worldwide Synthesis and Analysis of Existing Information Regarding Environmental Effects of Alternative Energy Uses on the Outer Continental Shelf||Michel, J., et al.||July 2007||Report||Marine Energy (General), Ocean Current, OTEC, Wave, Wind Energy (General), Offshore Wind||Attraction, Avoidance, Collision, Displacement, Habitat Change||Birds, Fish, Invertebrates, Marine Mammals, Physical Environment, Reptiles, Human Dimensions|
|Pathways of Effects for Offshore Renewable Energy in Canada||Isaacman, L., Daborn, G.||December 2011||Report||Marine Energy (General), Wind Energy (General), Offshore Wind||Avoidance, Changes in Flow, Chemicals, Collision, Displacement, EMF, Habitat Change, Lighting, Noise||Birds, Fish, Invertebrates, Marine Mammals, Nearfield Habitat, Physical Environment, Reptiles, Human Dimensions|
|Guide to the OCS Alternative Energy Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)||US Deparment of the Interior, Minerals Management Service||October 2007||Report||Marine Energy general, Ocean Current, Wave, Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||Chemicals, Noise, Static Device||Birds, Fish, Marine Mammals, Sea Turtles, Socio-economics, Environmental Impact Assessment|
|Predator attack rates and anti-predator behavior of side-blotched lizards (Uta stansburiana) at Southern California wind farms, USA||Keehn, J., Feldman, C.||April 2018||Journal Article||Wind Energy (General), Land-Based Wind||Habitat Change||Reptiles|
|An approach for evaluating changes in land-use from energy sprawl and other anthropogenic activities with implications for biotic resource management||Wolaver, B., et al.||March 2018||Journal Article||Wind Energy (General), Land-Based Wind||Habitat Change||Reptiles|
|Black Bears (Ursus americanus) as a Novel Potential Predator of Agassiz's Desert Tortoises (Gopherus agassizii) at a California Wind Energy Facility||Lovich, J., et al.||April 2014||Journal Article||Wind Energy (General), Land-Based Wind||Habitat Change||Reptiles, Terrestrial Mammals|
|Nesting Ecology of a Population of Gopherus agassizii at a Utility-Scale Wind Energy Facility in Southern California||Ennen, J., et al.||June 2012||Journal Article||Wind Energy (General), Land-Based Wind||Habitat Change||Reptiles|
|Turtles and Culverts, and Alternative Energy Development: An Unreported but Potentially Significant Mortality Threat to the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii)||Lovich, J., et al.||July 2011||Journal Article||Wind Energy (General), Land-Based Wind||Entrapment, Habitat Change||Reptiles|
|Effects of wind energy production on growth, demography, and survivorship of a desert tortoise population in Southern California with comparisons to natural populations||Lovich, J., et al.||June 2011||Journal Article||Wind Energy (General), Land-Based Wind||Habitat Change||Reptiles|
|Long-Term Post-Fire Effects on Spatial Ecology and Reproductive Output of Female Agassiz's Desert Tortoises (Gopherus agassizii) at a Wind Energy Facility near Palm Springs, California, USA||Lovich, J., et al.||January 2011||Journal Article||Wind Energy (General), Land-Based Wind||Habitat Change||Reptiles|
|Technical Manual for Evaluating Wildlife Impacts of Wind Turbines Requiring Coastal Permits||NJ Department of Environmental Protection||September 2010||Report||Wind Energy general||Dynamic Device, Static Device||Bats, Birds, Marine Mammals, Sea Turtles|