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2006, COWRIE, Effects of offshore wind farm noise on marine mammals and fish

2006, COWRIE, Effects of offshore wind farm noise on marine mammals and fish

Topic categories:

Epifauna and Fish

Marine Mammals

Noise

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Research

Collection date:

Jul 2006 - Jul 2006

Development:

COWRIE Research

Publication date:

May 2021

Organisation:

COWRIE

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

This research study observes the effects of offshore wind farm noise on marine mammals and fish.  The noise created during the installation of offshore wind farms has been discussed intensively with the public and the scientific community.  Especially the noise created during pile-driving operations involves sound pressure levels that are high enou...