North Hoyle Offshore Wind Farm
The main objectives of the surveys were as follows:
- Survey of 1200m wide corridor for long term monitoring of sand wave migration. Side scan imagery also to be used to assess seabed material types.
- Close pass survey to assess scour around the base of each turbine; multibeam echo sounder only.
- Side scan sonar and multibeam echo sounder survey of the inter-array cables and export cable.
- Close pass multibeam echo sounder only survey around each turbine base and a meteorological mast.