Interdisciplinary study into the effect of a marine renewable energy testing facility on the underwater sound in Falmouth Bay

@inproceedings{Garrett2015InterdisciplinarySI,
  title={Interdisciplinary study into the effect of a marine renewable energy testing facility on the underwater sound in Falmouth Bay},
  author={Joanne Katherine Garrett},
  year={2015}
}
Wave energy has the potential to contribute considerably to the UK’s energy mix. The marine environment is already subjected to many anthropogenic pressures. There is a need to develop the industry as sustainably as possible. A key concern is the potential for underwater noise to affect marine life. A wave energy converter (WEC; BOLT Lifesaver, Fred Olsen Ltd.) was deployed at the Falmouth Bay marine renewable energy test site (FaBTest). The underwater sound levels were recorded at this site… CONTINUE READING

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