wildlife observers (Credit EMEC)

Wildlife Observations Programme

Aim: To collect data which can inform on whether or not displacement, or other alteration to behaviour and distribution, occurs in the resident wildlife due to the presence and/or operation of marine energy devices

EMEC role: EMEC manages the project with data collection undertaken by a local team of expert wildlife observers.

Funder: Scottish Government / Scottish Natural Heritage

Timescale:

  • Fall of Warness: July 2005 to present
  • Billia Croo: March 2009 to present
  • Scapa Flow: January 2011 to March 2013
  • Shapinsay Sound:  January 2011 to March 2013

Outcomes:

SNH Commissioned Report 947

Fall of Warness Wildlife data analysis

Billia Croo wildlife data analysis

EMEC CLIENTS

Alstom

Alstom

hammerfest

hammerfest

Aquamarine

Aquamarine Power

atlantis

Atlantis Resources Corporation

Nautricity

Nautricity

Naval Group

Naval Group

openhydro

Open Hydro

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Orbital Marine

pelamis

pleamis

scottish_power

ScottishPower Renewables

seatricity

Seatricity

Sustainable Marine Energy

Sustainable Marine Energy

voith

Voith Hydro

Wello

Wello Oy

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