Environment Description for the EMEC Wave Test Site Billia Croo, Orkney

Report

Title: Environment Description for the EMEC Wave Test Site Billia Croo, Orkney
Authors: Finn, M.
Publication Date:
January 01, 2005
Document Number: REP096-04-03 20090625
Pages: 21
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Citation

Finn, M. (2005). Environment Description for the EMEC Wave Test Site Billia Croo, Orkney. Report by Aurora Environmental Ltd. pp 21.
Abstract: 

The function of this environmental description is to inform potential developers to the European Marine Energy Test Centre (EMEC) of the environment within which the wave development test site, Billia Croo is located. The description covers the character of the physical environment, the biological environment, the human environment and also conservation areas around Billia Croo. Meteorological and hydrographical information will be supplied by EMEC.

 

The following sections provide a detailed description of each important environmental characteristic. A summary figure of the environmental sensitivities of the area is provided in Figure 2.7 on page 12 and seasonal sensitivities summarised in Figure 2.8 on page 15.

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