Renewable Energy Research Completed Studies

In 2016, BOEM saw thirteen environmental studies completed in support of the Renewable Energy Program along the Atlantic coast. These studies include regional surveys, modeling ocean circulation and identifying shipwrecks. Check out Atlantic Science Year in Review 2016 to learn more about these studies.

Atlantic Science Year in Review 2016


BOEM-funded research continues to contribute to the growing body of scientific knowledge on the marine environment and informs BOEM's decision-making regarding renewable energy planning, leasing, and development efforts. Take a look at the completed studies to learn more:

ScienceHighlightsExpandButton Acoustics in the Marine Environment

ScienceHighlightsExpandButton Birds and Bats

ScienceHighlightsExpandButton Cultural and Archaeological Resources

ScienceHighlightsExpandButton Economics

ScienceHighlightsExpandButton Electromagnetic Fields

ScienceHighlightsExpandButton Environmental Fates and Effects

ScienceHighlightsExpandButton Environmental Mapping

ScienceHighlightsExpandButton Environmental Monitoring

ScienceHighlightsExpandButton Fish and Fisheries

ScienceHighlightsExpandButton Marine Mammals and Other Protected Species

ScienceHighlightsExpandButton Physical Environment

ScienceHighlightsExpandButton Social Science

ScienceHighlightsExpandButton Workshops and Literature Synthesis