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|Title||Author*||Date**||Type of Content||Technology Types||Stressors||Receptors|
|A Review of the Potential Impacts of Wave and Tidal Energy Development on Scotland's Marine Environment||Aquatera||June 2014||Report||Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave||N/A||Nearfield Habitat|
|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|
|Potential Scour for Marine Current Turbines Based on Experience of Offshore Wind Turbine||Chen, L., Lam, W., Shamsuddin, A.||June 2013||Conference Paper||Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||Energy Removal, Static Device||Nearfield Habitat|
|Wave and Tidal Energy: Environmental Effects||Iglesias, G., et al.||July 2018||Book Chapter||Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave||N/A||Farfield Environment, Nearfield Habitat|
|West Coast Environmental Protocols Framework: Baseline and Monitoring Studies||Klure, J., et al.||September 2012||Report||Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave, Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||Dynamic Device, EMF, Energy Removal, Noise, Static Device||Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Fish, Marine Mammals, Nearfield Habitat, Sea Turtles|
|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|
|Epibenthic Assessment of a Renewable Tidal Energy Site||Sheehan, E., et al.||January 2013||Journal Article||Marine Energy general, Tidal||N/A||Benthic Invertebrates, Nearfield Habitat|