The report presents a significant body of underwater noise measurements taken in the period April 2003 to January 2004 at operational and construction stage windfarm sites in the UK. A detailed analysis of the measurements has been made which indicates the spatial, temporal and statistical properties of the noise. An estimation of the likely behavioural and physical effects on a selection of the most common species of fish and marine mammals is also presented using both conventional analysis and the dBht (species) scale.
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