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VIDEO: How Scientists Find the Best Places to Put Future Wind Energy Sites in the Ocean

4 February 2016, 3:45 pm

fish on hardbottom

The outer continental shelf of North Carolina supports some of the best conditions for potential offshore wind energy in the southeast United States. However, there are potential impacts to sensitive marine ecosystems from construction of offshore energy facilities. NOAA and partners are studying the hardbottom rocky reefs that serve as essential habitats for valuable fish species to better understand these unique offshore ecosystems.

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Original article: VIDEO: How Scientists Find the Best Places to Put Future Wind Energy Sites in the Ocean