Marine Mammal Noise Exposure Criteria: Updated Scientific Recommendations for Residual Hearing Effects
This article evaluates Southall et al. (2007) in light of subsequent scientific findings and proposes revised noise exposure criteria to predict the onset of auditory effects...
Keywords: Hearing Effects, Marine mammals, Seismic, Underwater noise
Effect of a Bubble Screen on the Behavioural Responses of Captive Harbor Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) Exposed to Airgun Sounds
In seismic surveys, underwater sounds from airguns are used to detect rocks that may contain gas and oil below the sea floor. Airguns produce broadband high-amplitude...
Keywords: Airgun, Bubble, Hearing Effects, Marine mammals, Noise, Seismic
A group of experts in acoustic research from behavioral, physiological, and physical disciplines was convened over a several year period. The purpose of this panel was...
Keywords: Hearing Effects, Marine mammals, Noise exposure