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31 05, 2018

New DEPONS paper: the effect of 65 offshore wind farms in the North Sea

By |2018-05-31T10:25:55+00:00May 31st, 2018|Categories: News, PCoD, Publications, Renewables|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We wanted to highlight to everyone the release of an exciting new paper which presents the predicted impacts on the harbour porpoise population as a result of the construction of 65 offshore wind farms in the North Sea, using the ‘Disturbance Effect on the Harbour Porpoise in the North Sea’ (DEPONS) model. […]

4 10, 2016

Assessing noise reduction mitigation using PCOD

By |2016-10-04T13:17:21+00:00October 4th, 2016|Categories: News, PCoD, Publications, Renewables, SMRUC Europe|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

We are happy to announce the release of a new report exploring how noise reduction methods might change the risk of impact associated with pile driving on the North Sea harbour porpoise population. […]

26 01, 2016

Startled seals

By |2016-01-26T08:48:12+00:00January 26th, 2016|Categories: Conference, Publications, Renewables|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Acoustic Deterrent Devices (ADDs) have often been used around fish farms to scare away predators such as seals. The ADDs work by producing loud noises designed to scare away any predators. However, often animals can become habituated to these ADD noises as the desire to eat outweights the annoyance of the ADD noise. Also, the ADDs can have [...]

20 05, 2015

Can piling noise damage seal hearing?

By |2015-05-20T04:59:42+00:00May 20th, 2015|Categories: News, PCoD, Publications|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

A really interesting new study from our colleagues at the Sea Mammal Research Unit has predicted the potential for hearing loss from exposure to wind farm construction noise. […]