Bird Movements and Behaviors in the Gulf Coast Region: Relation to Potential Wind-Energy Developments

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The purpose of this paper is to discuss the possible impacts of wind development to birds along the lower Gulf Coast, including both proposed near-shore and offshore developments. The report summarizes wind resources in Texas, discusses timing and magnitude of bird migration as it relates to wind development, reviews research that has been conducted throughout the world on near- and offshore developments, and provides recommendations for research that will help guide wind development that minimizes negative impacts to birds and other wildlife resources.

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Morrison, M. L. June 1, 2006.

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The purpose of this paper is to discuss the possible impacts of wind development to birds along the lower Gulf Coast, including both proposed near-shore and offshore developments. The report summarizes wind resources in Texas, discusses timing and magnitude of bird migration as it relates to wind development, reviews research that has been conducted throughout the world on near- and offshore developments, and provides recommendations for research that will help guide wind development that minimizes negative impacts to birds and other wildlife resources.

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38 p.

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  • Related Information: Period of Performance: 22 November 2000 - 31 October 2005; Work performed by Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

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  • Report No.: NREL/SR-500-39572
  • Grant Number: AC36-99-GO10337
  • DOI: 10.2172/884690 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 884690
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc873108

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Morrison, M. L. Bird Movements and Behaviors in the Gulf Coast Region: Relation to Potential Wind-Energy Developments, report, June 1, 2006; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc873108/: accessed December 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.