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Pay-walled Peer Reviewed Publication

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America

High-amplitude impulsive sounds produced by pile driving and airguns may result in hearing damage in nearby seals. By swimming at the water surface, seals may reduce...
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Keywords: Harbour seal, Threshold
Pay-walled Peer Reviewed Publication

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America

Safety criteria for underwater sounds from offshore pile driving are needed to protect marine mammals. As a first step toward understanding effects of impulsive sounds, two...
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Keywords: Harbour seal, Threshold
Pay-walled Peer Reviewed Publication

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America

The underwater hearing sensitivities of two 2-year-old female harbor seals were quantified in a pool built for acoustic research by using a behavioral psycho-acoustic technique. The...
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Keywords: Harbour seal, Threshold
Open Access Peer Reviewed Publication

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America

Temporary hearing threshold shifts (TTSs) were investigated in two adult female harbor seals after exposure for 60min to a continuous one-sixth-octave noise band centered at 16kHz...
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Keywords: Harbour seal, Threshold
Pay-walled Peer Reviewed Publication

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America

Harbor seals may suffer hearing loss due to intense sounds. After exposure for 60-min to a continuous 6.5kHz tone at sound pressure levels of 123–159 dB...
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Keywords: Harbour seal, Threshold