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Thomas Dahlgren briefly introduces the major conflicting or overlapping activities (e.g. shipping and fishing) and how these can be dealt with

In the following videos we briefly introduce the major conflicting or overlapping activities (e.g., shipping and fishing) and how management can deal with these conflicts. A lot of effort in stakeholder communication is focused on environmental issues also reflected in this section.

The next lectures are all covering different aspects of environmental impact.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the lecture, you should know:

  • Fishing is the number one overlapping activity with potential conflicts.
  • Shipping lanes has been successfully planned for and integrated in OWE in one of the most the most trafficked area of the world, the Wadden Sea
  • The Navy in some countries regard OWE as intervening in a negative way with their activities and is a potential showstopper in some countries
  • Marine spatial planning is the tool to visualize and analyze alternatives.

Suggested literature

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Introducing offshore wind energy in the sea space: Canary Islands case study developed under Maritime Spatial Planning principles

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 145, 111119.

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