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Pay-walled Journal Article

Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

Anthropogenic sound is a potential stressor for marine mammals that may affect health, as has been demonstrated in other mammals. Therefore, we have initiated investigations on...
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Open Access Report

Mote Marine Laboratory

Of all of the anthropogenic noise sources in the marine environment, construction and demolition noise and their effects have received perhaps the least attention, and yet...
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Pay-walled Book

Report for JNCC

The marine environment of the Atlantic Frontier region north and west of Scotland, the focus of recent oil exploration, hosts internationally important concentrations of seabirds. Twenty-three...
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Open Access Report

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

This document provides technical guidance for assessing the effects of underwater anthropogenic (human-made) sound on the hearing of marine mammal species under the jurisdiction of the...
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Open Access Meeting documents, Notices

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NMFS has received a request from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) for an authorization to take small numbers of marine mammals by harassment incidental to collecting...
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Pay-walled Peer Reviewed Publication

Marine Pollution Bulletin

Marine renewable developments have raised concerns over impacts of underwater noise on marine species, particularly from pile-driving for wind turbines. Environmental assessments typically use generic sound...
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Open Access Literature Review

International Journal of Comparative Psychology

Marine mammals, especially cetaceans, are highly vocal and dependent on sound for almost all aspects of their lives, e.g. food-finding, reproduction, communication, detection of predators/hazards, and...
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Open Access Peer Reviewed Publication

Aquatic Mammals

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...
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Open Access Peer Reviewed Publication

Aquatic Mammals

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...
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Open Access Report

Final Report

The key to an ultimately useful risk assessment methodology is ease of use in the face of data limitations, production of reasonable predictions that fit available...
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