Tools for managing the development of the wave and tidal energy resource (TeraWatt)

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A special issue of the peer review journal Ocean & Coastal Management containing a collection of papers from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funded TeraWatt project.

A collection of six papers:

Side, J., Gallego, A., James, M., Davies, I., Heath, M., Karunarathna, H., Venugopal, V., Vögler, A., Burrows, M., 2017. Developing methodologies for large scale wave and tidal stream marine renewable energy extraction and its environmental impact: An overview of the TeraWatt project. Ocean Coast. Manag. 147, 1–5. doi:10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2016.11.015

O’Hara Murray, R.B., Gallego, A., 2017. Data review and the development of realistic tidal and wave energy scenarios for numerical modelling of Orkney Islands waters, Scotland. Ocean Coast. Manag. 147, 6–20. doi:10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2017.03.011

Waldman, S., Bastón, S., Nemalidinne, R., Chatzirodou, A., Venugopal, V., Side, J., 2017. Implementation of tidal turbines in MIKE 3 and Delft3D models of Pentland Firth & Orkney Waters. Ocean Coast. Manag. 147, 21–36. doi:10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2017.04.015

Venugopal, V., Nemalidinne, R., Vögler, A., 2017. Numerical modelling of wave energy resources and assessment of wave energy extraction by large scale wave farms. Ocean Coast. Manag. 147, 37–48. doi:10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2017.03.012

Heath, M., Sabatino, A., Serpetti, N., McCaig, C., O’Hara Murray, R., 2017. Modelling the sensitivity of suspended sediment profiles to tidal current and wave conditions. Ocean Coast. Manag. 147, 49–66. doi:10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2016.10.018

Gallego, A., Side, J., Baston, S., Waldman, S., Bell, M., James, M., Davies, I., O’Hara Murray, R., Heath, M., Sabatino, A., McKee, D., McCaig, C., Karunarathna, H., Fairley, I., Chatzirodou, A., Venugopal, V., Nemalidinne, R., Yung, T.Z., Vögler, A., MacIver, R., Burrows, M., 2017. Large scale three-dimensional modelling for wave and tidal energy resource and environmental impact: Methodologies for quantifying acceptable thresholds for sustainable exploitation. Ocean Coast. Manag. 147, 67–77. doi:10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2016.11.025