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2010, SMRU Ltd., SeaGen Strangford Lough, SeaGen Noise Biological Assessment

2010, SMRU Ltd., SeaGen Strangford Lough, SeaGen Noise Biological Assessment

Topic categories:

Noise

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Tidal

Collection date:

Jan 2010 - Dec 2010

Development:

SeaGen Strangford Lough

Publication date:

May 2021

Organisation:

SMRU Ltd.

Phase:

Post-construction

Description

SeaGen produces underwater noise during operation that contains both tonal and broadband components which cover a frequency range similar to the most sensitive hearing range of several marine species. Underwater sound propagation models were used to predict noise levels around SeaGen. Within one kilometre of SeaGen, simple transmission loss models ...