New Insights and New Tools Regarding Risk to Roseate Terns, Piping Plovers, and Red Knots from Wind Facility Operations on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)

Source/Sponsor: 
US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE)
Creator/Author: 
Normandeau Associates, Inc.
Description: 

The report evaluates the potential for impacts to roseate terns, piping plovers, and red knots from offshore wind facilities, and develops a new statistical model for evaluating the location risks. It also tested a self-powered, remote operating acoustic/thermographic bird detector device as a pilot application in filling in knowledge gaps for specific locations.

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Publication Date: 
Monday, October 17, 2011
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Resource Type: 
Document