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MINOS: Marine warm-blooded animals in the North and Baltic Seas: Foundations for assessment of offshore wind farms

Type of Entry: Project
Website: http://www.minos-info.org
Duration: 01/2002 - 03/2004

The MINOS project examines whether large scale offshore wind farms within the German parts of North and Baltic Seas affect or endanger harbour porpoises, common seals and sea birds. The research results are expected to provide the knowledge for estimating and assessing the impacts of future wind farms. 

Contact: National Park Office Wadden Sea of Schleswig-Holstein
Schloßgarten 1
25832 Tönning
Telephone: +49 4861616-0
Fax: +49 4861616-69
E-Mail: info@nationalparkamt.de
Website: http://www.wattenmeer-nationalpark.de
Partner: Institute for Marine Research, Kiel (http://www.ifm.uni-kiel.de/allgemein/institute/institut-e...)
Research- and Technology Centre Westcoast (FTZ), Büsum (http://www.uni-kiel.de/ftzwest)
German Oceanographic Museum, Stralsund (http://www.meeresmuseum.de/start/index.htm)
University of Rostock (http://www.biologie.uni-rostock.de/index.htm)
Ruhr University, Bochum (http://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/neurobiol/ueberuns/e_uns.htm)
Federal Research Centre for Fisheries, Hamburg (http://www.bfa-fish.de/ish/index.html)
Budget: 1.500.000
Financed by: Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) (http://www.bmu.de)