Offshore Wind Energy

Research on Environmental Impacts

  • Julia Köller
  • Johann Köppel
  • Wolfgang Peters

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVIII
  2. Expanding Offshore Wind Energy Use in Germany

  3. Research on Marine Mammals

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 33-36
    2. Ursula Siebert, Harald Benke, Guido Dehnhardt, Anita Gilles, Wolf Hanke, Christopher G Honnef et al.
      Pages 37-64
    3. Dieter Adelung, Mandy A M Kierspel, Nikolai Liebsch, Gabriele Müller, Rory P Wilson
      Pages 65-75
  4. Research on Bird Migration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-90
    2. Ommo Hüppop, Jochen Dierschke, Klaus-Michael Exo, Elvira Fredrich, Reinhold Hill
      Pages 91-116
  5. Research on Resting and Breeding Birds

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 117-120
  6. Research on Fish

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-148
    2. Siegfried Ehrich, Matthias H F Kloppmann, Anne F Sell, Uwe Böttcher
      Pages 149-180
  7. Research on Benthic Associations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-184
    2. Alexander Schröder, Covadonga Orejas, Tanja Joschko
      Pages 185-200
    3. Ralf Bochert, Michael L Zettler
      Pages 223-234
  8. Technical Analyses

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 235-235
    2. Karl-Heinz Elmer, Wolf-Jürgen Gerasch, Thomas Neumann, Joachim Gabriel, Klaus Betke, Rainer Matuschek et al.
      Pages 255-279
  9. Planning Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 305-305
  10. International Ecological Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 329-329
    2. Elke Bruns, Ines Steinhauer
      Pages 331-341
  11. Conclusion and Perspective

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 343-343
    2. Julia Köller, Johann Köppel, Wolfgang Peters
      Pages 345-352
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 353-371

About this book


The accompanying ecological research for using wind energy in the German North and Baltic Seas has brought out a variety of results concerning possible effects on the marine environment. This book provides an overview of the state of the accompanying ecological research in Germany. It shows the relevance of the new results of the research projects for the planning and permission process for offshore wind energy farms.


Habitat Offshore Potential bird development environment fish mammals migration nature conservation offshore wind energy organization wind wind energy wind energy plant

Editors and affiliations

  • Julia Köller
    • 1
  • Johann Köppel
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Peters
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, Department for Landscape Planning and Environmental Impact AssessmentBerlin University of TechnologyBerlinGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-34676-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-34677-7
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