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2011-2012, AMEC, Blyth NaREC Offshore Demonstration Site, Benthic Surveys

2011-2012, AMEC, Blyth NaREC Offshore Demonstration Site, Benthic Surveys

Topic categories:

Benthic Ecology

Intertidal Ecology

Sedimentology

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Wind

Collection date:

Aug 2011 - Mar 2012

Development:

Blyth Demonstration Site

Publication date:

May 2021

Round:

Demo

Organisation:

AMEC

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

The EIA process for an offshore wind farm requires a full understanding of the marine
ecology of the area which may be affected. This requires a full review of existing benthic
survey data (marine ecology desk study) as well as benthic surveys of the wind farm site,
cable routes and adjacent areas. For this site, surveying the offshore environment ...