Birds: Studies to Determine the Distribution and Abundance of Birds on the Outer Continental Shelf
Environmental Fates and Effects
Marine Mammals and Other Protected Species: Studies to assess the distribution of marine mammals and other protected species.
Environmental Monitoring: Studies to develop protocols and assess impacts through direct measurement or modeling.
Information Synthesis and Gap Analysis: Studies to gather existing information about human and ecological communities and physical oceanographic processes that affect shelf ecosystems and potentially sensitive areas.
Social, Economic, and Cultural Resources: Studies to identify human use of coastal and offshore waters and potential conflicts, economic effects, and cultural resources.
Wind Resource Assessment