Understanding Marine Resource User Response to Ecological Impacts of Offshore Wind Energy: A Case Study of the Block Island Wind Farm

Lead/Team: J. Livermore, J. McNamee and Tracey Dalton.

This interdisciplinary project investigates how the Block Island Wind Farm and its corresponding electricity transmission system to the mainland will impact the local marine ecosystem and how marine resource users will be affected by these impacts. 2016-Present.

Funder: Rhode Island Sea Grant.


ten Brink, T. and T. Dalton. 2018.  Perceptions of Commercial and Recreational Fishers on the Potential Ecological Impacts of the Block Island Wind Farm (US).  Frontiers in Marine Science.