Fact Sheet: Upscaling Individual Effects of Wind Energy to Population Impacts on Wildlife

Populations to Individuals Fact Sheet Banner

The table below contains the literature relevant to this summary document and will continue to be updated as new literature is added to Tethys.

Title Author Date Sort ascending Content Type Technology Stressor Receptor
Conceptualisation of multiple impacts interacting in the marine environment using marine infrastructure as an example Komyakova, V., Jaffrés, J., Strain, E., Cullen-Knox, C., Fudge, M., Langhamer, O., Bender, A., Yaakub, S., Wilson, E., Allan, B., Sella, I., Haward, M. Journal Article Marine Energy, Wind Energy Attraction Invertebrates
Curtailment as a successful method for reducing bat mortality at a southern Australian wind farm Bennett, E., Florent, S., Venosta, M., Gibson, M., Jackson, A., Stark, E. Journal Article Wind Energy, Land-Based Wind Collision Bats, Human Dimensions, Legal & Policy
Study to examine the impact of climate change on seabird species off the east coast of Scotland and potential implications for environmental assessments Searle, K., Waggitt, J., Evans, P., Bogdanova, M., Daunt, F., Butler, A. Report Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind Birds, Seabirds
Improving Our Understanding of Seabird Behaviour at Sea Thaxter, C., Johnston, D., Clewley, G., Humphreys, E., Cook, A. Report Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind Birds, Seabirds
Review of fish and fisheries research to inform ScotMER evidence gaps and future strategic research in the UK Xoubanova, S., Lawrence, Z. Report Marine Energy, Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind, Floating Offshore Wind Attraction, Collision, Displacement, EMF, Noise Fish, Human Dimensions, Fisheries, Stakeholder Engagement
Potential climate-driven changes to seabird demography: implications for assessments of marine renewable energy development Searle, K., Butler, A., Waggitt, J., Evans, P., Quinn, L., Bogdanova, M., Evans, T., Braithwaite, J., Daunt, F. Journal Article Marine Energy, Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind Displacement Birds, Seabirds, Human Dimensions, Climate Change
Curtailment and acoustic deterrents reduce bat mortality at wind farms Good, R., Iskali, G., Lombardi, J., McDonald, T., DuBridge, K., Azeka, M., Tredennick, A. Journal Article Wind Energy, Land-Based Wind Avoidance Bats
In the shadow of wind energy: Predicting community exposure and annoyance to wind turbine shadow flicker in the United States Haac, R., Darlow, R., Kaliski, K., Rand, J., Hoen, B. Journal Article Wind Energy, Land-Based Wind Human Dimensions, Visual Impacts
Hotspots in the grid: Avian sensitivity and vulnerability to collision risk from energy infrastructure interactions in Europe and North Africa Gauld, J., Silva, J., Atkinson, P., Record, P., Acacio, M., Arkumarev, V., Blas, J., Bouten, W., Burten, N., Catry, I., Champagnon, J., Clewley, G., Dagys, M., Duriez, O., Exo, K., Fiedler, W., Flack, A., Friedemann, G., Fritz, J., Garcia-Ripolles, C., Garthe, S., Giunchi, D., Grozdanov, A., Harel, R., Humphreys, E., Janssen, R., Kolzch, A., Kulikova, O., Lameris, T., Lopez-Lopez, P., Masden, E., Monti, F., Nathan, R., Nikolov, S., Oppel, S., Peshev, H., Phipps, L., Pokrovsky, I., Ross-Smith, V., Saravia, V., Scragg, E., Sforzi, A., Stoynov, E., Thaxter, C., Van Steelant, W., van Toor, M., Vorneweg, B., Waldenstrom, J., Wikelski, M., Zydelis, R., Franco, A. Journal Article Wind Energy, Land-Based Wind Collision Birds, Raptors, Seabirds
Efficacy and cost of acoustic-informed and wind speed-only turbine curtailment to reduce bat fatalities at a wind energy facility in Wisconsin Rabie, P., Welch-Acosta, B., Nasman, K., Schumacher, S., Schueller, S., Gruver, J. Journal Article Wind Energy, Land-Based Wind Avoidance Bats
Impact assessments of wind farms on seabird populations that overlook existing drivers of demographic change should be treated with caution Horswill, C., Miller, J., Wood, M. Journal Article Wind Energy Birds, Seabirds
ThermalTracker-3D Offshore Validation Technical Report Matzner, S., Warfel, T., Hull, R., Williams, N. Report Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind, Floating Offshore Wind Birds
Investigating avoidance and attraction responses in lesser black-backed gulls Larus fuscus to offshore wind farms Johnston, D., Thaxter, C., Boersch-Supan, P., Humphreys, E., Bouten, W., Clewley, G., Scragg, E., Masden, E., Barber, L., Conway, G., Clark, N., Burton, N., Cook, A. Journal Article Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind, Floating Offshore Wind Attraction, Avoidance, Collision Birds, Seabirds
Co-existence in practice: a collaborative study of the effects of the Westermost Rough offshore wind development on the size distribution and catch rates of a commercially important lobster (Homarus gammarus) population Roach, M., Revill, A., Johnson, M. Journal Article Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind Invertebrates, Human Dimensions, Fisheries
Acceptable Levels of Impact from offshore wind farms on the Dutch Continental Shelf for 21 bird species Potiek, A., Ijntema, G.J., van Kooten, T., Leopold, M., Collier, M. Report Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind Collision Birds, Seabirds, Shorebirds, Waterfowl, Human Dimensions, Legal & Policy
Engaged minority or quiet majority? Social intentions and actions related to offshore wind energy development in the United States Fleming, C., Gonyo, S., Freitag, A., Goedeke, T. Journal Article Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind Human Dimensions, Social & Economic Data, Stakeholder Engagement
Use of Our Future Seas: Relevance of Spatial and Temporal Scale for Physical and Biological Indicators Trifonova, N., Scott, B., De Dominicis, M., Wolf, J. Journal Article Marine Energy, Tidal, Wave, Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind Habitat Change Ecosystem Processes, Physical Environment
Better utilisation and transparency of bird data collected by powerline companies Kettel, E., Thaxter, C., Oppel, S., Carryer, A., Innis, L., Pearce-Higgins, J. Journal Article Wind Energy, Land-Based Wind Collision, EMF, Habitat Change Birds, Human Dimensions, Environmental Impact Assessment
Drivers of change in mountain and upland bird populations in Europe Alba, R., Kasoar, T., Chamberlain, D., Buchanan, G., Thompson, D., Pearce-Higgins, J. Journal Article Wind Energy, Land-Based Wind Collision, Habitat Change Birds, Raptors, Waterfowl
Offshore wind energy development: Research priorities for sound and vibration effects on fishes and aquatic invertebrates Popper, A., Hice-Dunton, L., Jenkins, E., Higgs, D., Krebs, J., Mooney, A., Rice, A., Roberts, L., Thomsen, F., Vigness-Raposa, K., Zeddies, D., Williams, K. Journal Article Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind Noise Fish, Invertebrates
Bird Displacement by Wind Turbines: Assessing Current Knowledge and Recommendations for Future Studies Marques, A., Batalha, H., Bernardino, J. Journal Article Wind Energy Avoidance, Displacement Birds
Environmental Impacts of Offshore Wind Farms in the Belgian Part of the North Sea: Attraction, avoidance and habitat use at various spatial scales Degraer, S., Brabant, R., Rumes, B., Vigin, L. Report Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind Attraction, Avoidance, Displacement, Habitat Change, Noise Birds, Seabirds, Fish, Invertebrates, Marine Mammals
Virtual Forum on Prairie Grouse and Wind Energy: 2021 Synthesis American Wind Wildlife Institute (AWWI) Report Wind Energy, Land-Based Wind Birds, Ground-Nesting Birds
Flight Altitudes of Raptors in Southern Africa Highlight Vulnerability of Threatened Species to Wind Turbines McClure, C., Dunn, L., McCabe, J., Rolek, B., Botha, A., Virani, M., Buij, R., Katzner, T. Journal Article Wind Energy, Land-Based Wind Collision Birds, Raptors
Simulating Wind Energy Production Effects from Detection-based Smart Curtailment Bat Strategies for Alberta Wind Facilities Newman, C. Report Wind Energy, Land-Based Wind Avoidance Bats
Bat activity patterns relative to temporal and weather effects in a temperate coastal environment Gorman, K., Barr, E., Ries, L., Nocera, T., Ford, W. Journal Article Wind Energy Bats
Addressing underwater noise in Europe: Current state of knowledge and future priorities. Thomsen, F., Mendes, S., Bertucci, F., Breitzke, M., Ciappi, E., Cresci, A., Debusschere, E., Ducatel, C., Folegot, F., Juretzek, C., Lam, F., O'Brien, J., dos Santos, M. Book Wind Energy Noise Fish, Invertebrates, Marine Mammals
Risks to different populations and age classes of gannets from impacts of offshore wind farms in the southern North Sea Pollock, C., Lane, J., Buckingham, L., Garthe, S., Jeavons, R., Furness, R., Hamer, K. Journal Article Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind Collision Birds, Seabirds
Assessing fatality minimization for hoary bats amid continued wind energy development Friedenberg, N., Frick, W. Journal Article Wind Energy, Land-Based Wind Collision Bats
A roadmap towards quantitative cumulative impact assessments: Every step of the way Piet, G., Tamis, J., Volwater, J., de Vries, P., van der Wal, J., Jongbloed, R. Journal Article Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind Collision, Displacement, Noise Birds, Invertebrates, Marine Mammals, Human Dimensions, Environmental Impact Assessment
Land-Based Wind Energy Siting: A Foundational and Technical Resource Christol, C., Oteri, F., Laurienti, M. Report Wind Energy, Land-Based Wind Attraction, Avoidance, Collision, Habitat Change Bats, Birds, Physical Environment, Terrestrial Mammals, Human Dimensions, Stakeholder Engagement, Visual Impacts
Marine Mammals Workgroup Report for the State of the Science Workshop on Wildlife and Offshore Wind Energy 2020: Cumulative Impacts Southall, B., Morse, L., Williams, K., Jenkins, E. Report Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind Changes in Flow, Collision, Habitat Change, Noise Marine Mammals
Environmental Stratification Workgroup Report for the State of the Science Workshop on Wildlife and Offshore Wind Energy 2020: Cumulative Impacts Carpenter, J., Williams, K., Jenkins, E. Report Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind Changes in Flow Physical Environment
Sea Turtle Workgroup Report for the State of the Science Workshop on Wildlife and Offshore Wind Energy 2020: Cumulative Impacts Gitschlag, G., Perry, R., Williams, K., Jenkins, E. Report Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind Displacement, EMF, Habitat Change, Noise Reptiles
Benthos Workgroup Report for the State of the Science Workshop on Wildlife and Offshore Wind Energy 2020: Cumulative Impacts Degraer, S., Hutchison, Z., LoBue, C., Williams, K., Gulka, J., Jenkins, E. Report Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind Habitat Change Physical Environment
Workgroup Report on Sound and Vibration Effects on Fishes and Aquatic Invertebrates for the State of the Science Workshop on Wildlife and Offshore Wind Energy 2020: Cumulative Impacts Popper, A., Hice-Dunton, L., Williams, K., Jenkins, E. Report Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind Noise Fish, Invertebrates
Bird Workgroup Report for the State of the Science Workshop on Wildlife and Offshore Wind Energy 2020: Cumulative Impacts Cook, A., Williams, K., Jenkins, E., Gulka, J., Liner, J. Report Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind Attraction, Avoidance, Collision, Displacement, Habitat Change Birds
Draft Preliminary Environmental Assessment: Vandenberg Offshore Wind Energy Projects California State Lands Commission Report Wind Energy, Floating Offshore Wind Changes in Flow, Collision, EMF, Habitat Change, Noise Bats, Birds, Physical Environment, Fish, Invertebrates, Marine Mammals, Human Dimensions, Environmental Impact Assessment, Fisheries, Visual Impacts
Bat Workgroup Report for the State of the Science Workshop on Wildlife and Offshore Wind Energy 2020: Cumulative Impacts Hein, C., Williams, K., Jenkins, E. Report Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind Attraction, Collision Bats
Far-Field Effects of Impulsive Noise on Coastal Bottlenose Dolphins Fernandez-Betelu, O., Graham, I., Brookes, K., Cheney, B., Barton, T., Thompson, P. Journal Article Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind Noise Marine Mammals, Cetaceans