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turtle pictureBlue Ribbon Panel on Development of Wind Turbine Facilities in Coastal Waters

For more information regarding this project, please contact Gary A. Buchanan, Ph.D., Project Manager, Office of Science, NJDEP.

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), Division wind power imageof Science, Research & Technology (now the Office of Science) issued a Solicitation for Research Proposals (SRP) in order to address the need for baseline ecological/natural resource data as recommended by the State of New Jersey Blue Ribbon Panel on Development of Wind Turbine Facilities in Coastal Waters.

The objective of this study is to conduct baseline studies in waters off New Jersey’s coast to determine the current distribution and usage of this area by ecological resources. The scope of work includes the collection of data on the distribution, abundance and migratory patterns of avian, marine mammal, sea turtle and other species in the study area over an 24-month period.

Ocean/Wind Power Baseline Ecological Studies Data Downloads

QUARTERLY REPORTS

INTERIM REPORT

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Baseline Studies
January – December 2008 Revised Interim Report

Part I - Report
(This reflects the most recent version of the report as of 3/10/09)

Part II - Appendices

Interested Party Group Meeting - June 18, 2010 Presentations

Meeting Agenda

Ocean/Wind Power Ecological Baseline Studies - Draft Final Report
Gary A. Buchanan, Ph.D., Office of Science

Ocean/Wind Power Ecological Baseline Studies - Draft Final Results
GMI - Geo-Marine Incorporated

Interested Party Group Meeting - March 5, 2009 Presentations

Ocean/Wind Power Ecological Baseline Studies
Gary A. Buchanan, Ph.D., DSRT

Presentation for the Interested Party Group Meeting
Dan L. Wilkinson, Ph.D., Project Manager, GMI
Chris R. Clark, Principal Investigator

Interested Party Group Meeting - October 30, 2008 Presentations

Ocean/Wind Power Ecological Baseline Studies
Gary A. Buchanan, Ph.D.DSRT

Presentation for the Interested Party Group Meeting
Dan L. Wilkinson, Ph.D., Project Manager, GMI
Chris R. Clark, Principal Investigator

Interested Party Group Meeting, November 9, 2007 - Presentations
Gary A. Buchanan, Ph.D., DSRT - Project Background, Objectives & Design
GMI Presentation- Study Overview and Components

Project Proposal & Additional Documentation

Response to Bidders Questions (May 11, 2007)
Addendum (May 11, 2007)
Solicitation of Proposal - Ocean/Wind Power Ecological Baseline Studies  (April 19, 2007)

Office of Science
Dr. Gary A. Buchanan, Manager

Mailing Address:
Mail code 428-01, P.O. Box 420
P.O. Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625
Office Location:
428 East State St., 1st floor
Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone: (609) 984-6070
Fax: (609) 292-7340


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