English   español  
Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10261/8738
logo share SHARE   Add this article to your Mendeley library MendeleyBASE
Visualizar otros formatos: MARC | Dublin Core | RDF | ORE | MODS | METS | DIDL | DATACITE
Exportar a otros formatos:


Very shallow water noise impact of offshore windfarms: parameters to be considered

AuthorsRanz Guerra, Carlos
KeywordsOffshore wind farms
Noise impact
Frequency content
Time duration
Shallow and very shallow water environments
Installation phase
Decommissioning phase
Issue DateJul-2008
PublisherInternational Institute of Acoustics and Vibration
Citation15th International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV15). Proceedings, 1074-1081
AbstractThe noise impact of offshore wind farms is becoming the concern of conservationism. The paper presents a summary of those aspects that can influence on the shallow and very shallow water environment where many of the wind farms are located. As a first result the experience shows the important influence of the installation and decommissioning phases while the normal running activity has a much smaller impact on mammals and other fauna. Results are given with respect to European waters mainly. These results refer to the frequency content, the time duration, the peak and lowest levels to expect and the interaction with the background noise. The knowledge of this set of data should be added to others from many different sites to form a data base that can become important in front of any future standardization.
Description8 pages, 5 figures.-- Communication SS0228 presented at: 15th International Congress on Sound and Vibration - ICSV15 (Daejeon, Korea, July 6-10, 2008). Section: Underwater and Ship Acoustics.
Appears in Collections:(IA) Comunicaciones congresos
Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
SS0228.pdf752,69 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
Show full item record
Review this work

WARNING: Items in Digital.CSIC are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.