Identification of Visual Influence Zones of Wind Farms in Lithuania

Jonas Abromas, Jūratė Kamičaitytė-Virbašienė

Abstract


Visual impact of wind farms located in Silute and Silale regions is analyzed in the paper. The results of field survey are compared with theoretical visual impact zones and visual impact zones sizes and degrees of visual impact of wind turbines are established. The main established factors of visual influence of wind farms are forested areas, settlements, relief forms and weather conditions.


Keywords:

Wind turbines; wind farms; visual impact; zones of visual influence

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DOI: 10.7250/aup.2014.006

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