Guidance to Inform Marine Mammal Site Characterisation Requirements at Wave and Tidal Stream Energy Sites in Wales

This report provides a mechanism for assessing the particular types of impacts posed by the project  and provides guidance on how to tailor survey effort to better provide inform specific impact assessment predictions of the likely degree of risk of significant impacts to marine mammals posed by the project.

This is part of our Good Practice Guidance for Marine Mammals, produced by Claire Lacey, Jon Barnes and Patrick Lynes.

Reference: Sparling, CE., Smith K., Benjamins S., Wilson B., Gordon J., Stringell T., Morris C., Hastie G., Thompson D. & Pomeroy P. (2015)Guidance to inform marine mammal site characterisation requirements at wave and tidal stream energy sites in Wales.No. 82. NRW Evidence Report, 2015.