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Ground conditions at Norwegian wind sites

Hannah Elizabeth Petrie talks about ground conditions at Norwegian wind sites

Video Summary: During the last ca. 2.5 million years, Northern Europe experienced repeated glaciations, which have strongly impacted shallow subsurface geology of the North Sea. Highly variable soil types relating to advancing and retreating ice sheets mean that the shallow geology is highly variable and sometimes poorly understood. We looked at why understanding the variations in the Quaternary geological deposits is important for designing, placing and installing offshore wind turbines foundations and anchors.

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