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2009, Gardline Environmental Ltd.National Physical LaboratoryLoughborough University, Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm, Underwater Noise Monitoring During Marine Piling

2009, Gardline Environmental Ltd.National Physical LaboratoryLoughborough University, Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm, Underwater Noise Monitoring During Marine Piling

Topic categories:

Epifauna and Fish

Marine Mammals

Noise

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Wind

Collection date:

Jul 2009 - Nov 2009

Development:

Greater Gabbard

Publication date:

May 2021

Round:

2

Organisation:

Gardline Environmental Ltd./National Physical Laboratory/Loughborough University

Phase:

Construction

Description

The purpose of this work was to monitor the radiated underwater acoustic noise from marine pile driving during the installation of turbine support piles in the construction phase of the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm. This has allowed an assessment to be made of the likely impact of acoustic noise on marine life in the area. The measurement and...