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A Bene-fish-al Solution for Salmon and Steelhead Passage

PNNL team evaluates system combining technologies in a new way for safer, more efficient fish passage

March 2019

A team of researchers from PNNL performed an evaluation of a novel technology that helps migratory fish more safely and efficiently navigate upstream around hydroelectric dams. The team found that the technology—a combination of imaging and sensor technology and transport tubes—has the potential to successfully sort and transport migratory adult salmonids when partnered with a way for fish to enter on their own.

New Animation Explores Possible Encounters between Humpback Whales and Floating Offshore Wind Farms

PNNL and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management partner to evaluate offshore wind's potential environmental impacts

March 2019

A new animation depicts the marine mammals’ scale and movements relative to floating offshore wind farms. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is using the animation to discuss development of the farms along the Pacific Coast with a wide variety of stakeholders.

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