Mid-Atlantic Wildlife Studies: Distribution and Abundance of Wildlife along the Eastern Seaboard 2012-2014

This report is the result of a three-year, multi-state project that fills significant ecological data gaps on bird, marine mammal, and sea turtle distributions and movements. The goal of this project, one of the largest of its kind ever conducted, was to improve the understanding of species composition and use of the mid-Atlantic marine environment in order to inform sustainable offshore development in the mid-Atlantic United States, from Delaware to Virginia.

The full report is available at http://www.briloon.org/uploads/BRI_Documents/Wildlife_and_Renewable_Energy/MABS%20Project%202015.pdf.

A summary report is available at http://www.briloon.org/uploads/BRI_Documents/Wildlife_and_Renewable_Energy/FINAL%20DOE%20booklet%20092515.pdf.

Additional resources related to this report are available at http://www.briloon.org/mid-atlantic-baseline-studies-media.

Wind Type: Offshore Wind
Author: Biodiversity Research Institute
Publication Date: October 27, 2015
Topic: Environmental Impact
Resource Type: Report, Research
File Type: PDF
Geographic Focus: Mid-Atlantic, Northeast
Keywords: Atlantic, Impact on Wildlife, Siting, Wildlife
Prepared For: U.S. Department of Energy
Peer Reviewed: Yes
Funding Source: U.S. Department of Energy

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