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Wind tipping curves - assessing the anchorage and wind load of urban trees by motion monitoring.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Rust, S. & Göcke, L. & Detter, A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

To date, the anchorage and wind load of urban trees can only be assessed in static load tests. These are complex and expensive, and the reliability of...

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Minimal effects of wind turbines on the distribution of wintering farmland birds.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Devereux, C. L. & Denny, M. J. H. & Whittingham, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Energy production from wind power is increasing rapidly in Europe to help combat the threats from global warming. For example, the European Commission...

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Weak relationship between risk assessment studies and recorded mortality in wind farms.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Ferrer, M. & Lucas, M. de & Janss, G. F. E. & Casado, E. & Muñoz, A. R. & Bechard, M. J. & Calabuig, C. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wind farms generate little or no pollution. However, one of their main adverse impacts is bird mortality through collisions with turbine rotors. Envir...

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Distance to hedgerows drives local repulsion and attraction of wind turbines on bats: implications for spatial siting.

Published online: 08 Oct 2022

Authors: Leroux, C. & Kerbiriou, C. & Viol, I. le & Valet, N. & Barré, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The exponential development of wind energy raises concerns regarding its impacts on airborne biodiversity. Evidence of wind turbine attraction and rep...

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Collision fatality of raptors in wind farms does not depend on raptor abundance.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Lucas, M. de & Janss, G. F. E. & Whitfield, D. P. & Ferrer, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The number of wind farms is increasing worldwide. Despite their purported environmental benefits, wind energy developments are not without potential a...

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Activity of forest specialist bats decreases towards wind turbines at forest sites.

Published online: 11 Nov 2022

Authors: Ellerbrok, J. S. & Delius, A. & Peter, F. & Farwig, N. & Voigt, C. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Worldwide, wind turbines are increasingly being built at forest sites to meet the goals of national climate strategies. Yet, the impact on biodiversit...

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Boosting offshore wind skills for environmental professions: Investigation into improving offshore wind skills and recruitment from academia.

Published online: 27 Oct 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Munro, P. & Elliot, M. & Mazik, K. & Weir, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In this report, the UK Government has made offshore wind (OWF) a core part of its future energy strategy. The University of Hull were contracted to id...

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Marine birds: vision-based wind turbine collision mitigation.

Published online: 10 Nov 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Martin, G. R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In this paper, marine birds (38 species from Anseriformes (ducks and geese); Podicipediformes (grebes); Charadriiformes (gulls and auks); Suliformes (...

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A numerical investigation of the momentum balance of a Spruce forest.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Landsberg, J. J. & Jarvis, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The bulk aerodynamic characteristics of a Picea sitchensis forest near Aberdeen, and hence the relation between the shearing stress on the top of the ...

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Wind profiles in plant canopies: studies on an analytical model.

Published online: 20 Oct 1972

Authors: Landsberg, J. J. & James, G. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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