Environmental Monitoring Technologies for Marine Energy

Useful Links

There is a vibrant research community for the environmental effects of marine energy devices.  Here are some useful links to resources, industry and government bodies that are working in this expanding area of research.


Marine Sciences Laboratory http://marine.pnnl.gov/


Industry Links:

Wave Energy Prize http://waveenergyprize.org/

Marine Energy Council http://www.hydro.org/about-nha/marine-energy-council/

Marine Renewables Canada http://www.marinerenewables.ca/

Ocean Energy systems https://www.ocean-energy-systems.org/


Environmental Reports:

State of the Science Report http://tethys.pnnl.gov/publications/state-of-the-science-2016

Offshore Renewables Joint Industry Programme (ORJIP) Forward Look http://www.orjip.org.uk/documents



Tethys http://tethys.pnnl.gov/

MHK Atlas http://maps.nrel.gov/mhk-atlas

MHK Database http://en.openei.org/wiki/Marine_and_Hydrokinetic_Technology_Database


National Marine Renewable Energy Centers:

Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center http://nnmrec.oregonstate.edu/

Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center http://snmrec.fau.edu/

Hawaii National Marine Renewable Energy Center http://hinmrec.hnei.hawaii.edu/


General Marine Energy Information:

Aqua-RET http://www.aquaret.com/index-2.html