Credit_Block Island Wind Farm_Chris Bently_FlickrThursday, January 16, 2020

2:00 – 3:30 PM ET


The NWCC hosted a webinar on new and upcoming research supported by the U.S. Department of Energy on systems and technologies for monitoring wildlife, including birds, bats, and North Atlantic right whales, at offshore wind energy facilities:

  • Coastal Acoustic Buoy for Offshore Wind (CABOW), presented by Jason Wood, SMRU Consulting
  • Advanced Collision Detection and Site Monitoring For Avian and Bat Species for Offshore Wind Energy presented by Matthew Johnston, Oregon State University
  • A Multi-Sensor Approach for Measuring Bird and Bat Collisions with Offshore Wind Turbines, Presented by Rhett Good, Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc.
  • ThermalTracker, presented by Shari Matzner, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory