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Windturbines: Determining the risk to bat populations - Phase 1 - WC0742

Description
This project seeks to determine the risks to bats from wind turbines in the UK and to recommend how adverse effects posed by windfarms can be minimised.
Objective
To determine the risks to bats posed by windfarms in the UK and to recommend how any adverse effects on bats caused by wind turbines can be minimised.
Project Documents
• Final Report : Determining the impact of wind turbines on British bats_Final Report   (2233k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2009

To: 2009

Cost: £18,326
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University of Bristol
Keywords
Bats              
Environmental Protection              
Nature conservation              
Wildlife conservation              
Fields of Study
Wildlife Conservation