Developing a Habitat Loss Method for Assessing Displacement Impacts from Offshore Wind Farms 2015
Marine JNCC Publications Seabird Surveys Renewables - Wind 0963-8091 Birds Birds and the environment Evidence JNCC report series Marine Marine Habitats Monitoring Seabirds Surveillance and Monitoring 551
This report investigates the validity of assumptions underlying a recently suggested approach, defined as 'Displacement as Habitat Loss', which interprets displacement impacts as a time restricted, quasi-permanent habitat loss, rather than a year-on-year effect across the entire operational lifetime of an Offshore Wind Farm. It proposes that after displacement impacts have been exerted on a population, a new, stable population equilibrium is reached at some level below the initial starting population.
Resource type Publication
Topic category Environment
Reference date 2015·03·01
Busch, M., Buisson, R., Barrett, Z., Davies, S. & Rehfisch, M. (2015) Developing a Habitat Loss Method for Assessing Displacement Impacts from Offshore Wind Farms, JNCC Report No. 551, JNCC, Peterborough, ISSN 0963-8091.
This report provides an analysis of the pros and cons of the 'Displacement as Habitat Loss' approach.
Communications, JNCC publisher
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Metadata date 2019·09·09
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