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2004, Ecologic, Lincs Offshore Wind Farm, Passive Acoustic Monitoring for Porpoises, Fieldwork and Preliminary Analysis

2004, Ecologic, Lincs Offshore Wind Farm, Passive Acoustic Monitoring for Porpoises, Fieldwork and Preliminary Analysis

Topic categories:

Marine Mammals

Noise

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Wind

Collection date:

Sep 2004 - Sep 2004

Development:

Lincs

Publication date:

May 2021

Round:

2

Organisation:

Ecologic

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

This study was conducted by Ecologic UK Ltd to survey the extent of porpoise populations in the area of the proposed wind farm.  The methods employed were passive visual and acoustic surveys.  Findings suggested significant numbers of marine mammals in the area but weather conditions and facilities were too poor for small cetacean surveys to be car...