Challenges and solutions of remote sensing at offshore wind energy developments

  • Kelly T
  • West T
  • Davenport J
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Abstract

Radar is becoming an important tool used to gather data on bird and bat activity at proposed and existing land-based wind energy sites. Radar will likely play an even more important role at the increasing development of wind energy offshore, given both the lack of knowledge about bird and bat activity offshore and the increased difficultly in obtaining offshore information. Most radar studies to date have used off- the-shelf or modified marine radars. However, there are several issues that continue to hinder the potential usefulness of radar at wind energy sites, with offshore sites providing a particular suite of challenges. We identify these challenges along with current or developing solutions. Keywords:

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  • offshore
  • radar
  • remote sensing
  • wave clutter
  • wind energy

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Authors

  • T.A. Kelly

  • T.E. West

  • J.K. Davenport

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