Local Birds in and around the Offshore Wind Park Egmond aan Zee (OWEZ) (T-0 & T-1)

M.F. Leopold, C.J. Camphuysen, J.P. Verdaat, E.M. Dijkman, H.W.G. Meesters, G.M. Aarts, M. Poot, R.C. Fijn

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The Dutch consortium "NoordzeeWind" operates the first offshore wind farm in Dutch North Sea waters. The park, consisting of 36 turbines on monopiles, is located NW of IJmuiden harbour, some 8 NM off the Dutch mainland coast. Named after the nearest town ashore, the park will be known as "Offshore Wind farm Egmond aan Zee" (OWEZ). A second offshore wind farm has also become operational, the Princess Amalia Windfarm (PAWF). This report deals with distribution patterns of local seabirds in an area of approximately 885 km2 around the OWEZ and PAWF parks
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationDen Burg
Number of pages269
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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NameRapport / IMARES Wageningen UR


  • windmills
  • wind power
  • north sea
  • sea birds
  • monitoring


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