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Assessment of the significance of changes to the inshore wave regime from an offshore wind array. - AE1227

Summary Objective
Asses the significance of changes to the nearshore wave regime as a result of the construction of offshore windfarms. Provide field evidence to support /validate numerical modelling predictions of the effect of a wind farm on the adjacent coastline.

Key Customer Purpose
Improve guidance and advice to the FEPA licence process and ultimately Defra`s responsibility for the sustainable development of the marine and coastal environment and in relation to coastal defence.

Project Documents
• Final Report : Final report   (668k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2003

To: 2005

Cost: £123,563
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Environmental Protection              
Marine conservation              
Marine Impacts              
Nature conservation              
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine