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Aquatic Mammals

Seismic surveys are widely used for exploration for oil and gas deposits below the sea floor. Despite concern they may have an impact on whale behav­iour,...
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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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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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ICES Journal of Marine Science

Increasing attention is being paid to the ecological consequences of underwater noise generated by human activities such as shipping and maritime industries including, but not limited...
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The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life II

Studying the behavioral response of whales to noise presents numerous challenges. In addition to the characteristics of the noise exposure, many factors may affect the response...
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Open Access Journal Article

GeoExpro

To understand how human-generated sounds affect fish it is necessary to understand how and what fish can hear, and how they respond to different types of...
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Open Access Report

Havforskningsinstituttet

Petroleum and fisheries are two of the most important industries in Norway, and the goal for management is sustainable coexistence for both. Mackerel is an important...
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Open Access Report

Final Report

This report is a summary of the proceedings of a workshop held to discuss the design of studies to assess the effect of seismic sound sources...
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Keywords: Behavior, Fish, Seismic, Sound
Open Access Report

Final Report

The primary goal of this research was to provide a proof of concept for employing modeling techniques to provide reliable hearing estimates for species thought to...
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Open Access Report

Final Report

The primary objective of this report is to evaluate the potential environmental impacts from seismic surveys using next-generation marine vibroseis (MarVib) as the energy source, examine...
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