Impact of Offshore Wind on Recreational Use of Beaches

The purpose of this project is to measure the impact of offshore wind projects on beach recreation on the east coast of the United States. We use a stated preference economic analysis with internet-based survey data. The project is funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Bureau of Ocean Management.

Project Team
George R Parsons
Jeremy Firestone
Jenna Toussaint
Yossi Shirazi
Ekaterine Karpov

Wind Power Offshore

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George Parsons

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Professor Marine Policy

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CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Geological Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography

Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.

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