Statutory Nature Conservation Agency Protocol for Minimising the Risk of Injury to Marine Mammals from Piling Noise

This document, which has been produced by Natural England, the Countryside Council for Wales and the Joint Nature Conservation Committee, outlines a protocol for the mitigation of potential underwater noise impacts arising from pile driving during offshore wind farm construction.

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

Reference: Joint Nature Conservation Committee (2010) Statutory nature conservation agency protocol for minimising the risk of injury to marine mammals from piling noiseJNCC, Peterborough.