Mapping Seabird Sensitivity to Offshore Wind Farms

@inproceedings{Bradbury2014MappingSS,
  title={Mapping Seabird Sensitivity to Offshore Wind Farms},
  author={Gareth Bradbury and Mark Trinder and Bob Furness and Alex N. Banks and R. W. G. Caldow and Duncan Robert Hume},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
We present a Geographic Information System (GIS) tool, SeaMaST (Seabird Mapping and Sensitivity Tool), to provide evidence on the use of sea areas by seabirds and inshore waterbirds in English territorial waters, mapping their relative sensitivity to offshore wind farms. SeaMaST is a freely available evidence source for use by all connected to the offshore wind industry and will assist statutory agencies in assessing potential risks to seabird populations from planned developments. Data were… CONTINUE READING

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