Nature conservation research at the onshore wind test site

Research concepts for birds and bats - New BfN publication

The WINSENT wind energy test field is being built in the district of Geislingen-Stötten in Baden-Württemberg with funding from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the Ministry for the Environment, Climate and Energy Management of the State of Baden-Württemberg. It will consist of two 100-metre-high research wind turbines and four wind measuring masts of the same height. Measuring masts and wind turbines are equipped with a variety of recording devices. Here, wind energy researchers will address various questions on the technical optimisation of wind energy use in mountainous and complex terrain. The test field also offers the opportunity to conduct accompanying nature conservation research. For this reason, research concepts for birds and bats were developed in the project "NatForWINSENT - Nature Conservation Research at the Wind Energy Test Site". The focus is on the development and evaluation of the effectiveness of avoidance measures. The project is funded by the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) with funds from the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV)

Umsetzung der Naturschutzforschung am Windtestfeld an Land NatForWINSENT II: Phase 1 – Vorher-Untersuchungen: Musiol, F.; Anger, J.; Stark, H.; Aschwanden, J.; Liechti,  F.; Lüdtke, B.; Hurst, J.; Schauer-Weisshahn, H.; Hochradel, K.; Happ, C.; Reers, H.; Radford, S.; Grimm, J.; Lissak, W.; Klingseis, T. BfN-Schriften 649, Bonn-Bad Godesberg, 2023

Naturschutzforschung Windtestfeld


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