Marine Scotland

Bird collisions with wind turbines

March 26, 2014 by No Comments

Collisions of birds with turbine blades is one of the big issues in environmental impact assessment of offshore wind farms.

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MS helped to establish a one year project at UHI Thurso on uncertainty in the models used to assess collision risk. Dr Liz Masden has a MREKE Fellowship to do the work. There have been a couple of Press references to the project recently.

Article by Dr Jared Wilson

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