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3 02, 2016

Different ships produce different amounts of noise

By |2016-02-03T09:19:37+00:00February 3rd, 2016|Categories: Publications, SMRUC North America|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

SMRU Consulting scientist Jason Wood had a paper published this week on shipping noise, which at close range has high frequency components that could have the potential to mask endangered Southern Resident killer whale calls or echolocation clicks. […]

18 09, 2015

Seismic shift in focus?

By |2015-09-18T05:04:28+00:00September 18th, 2015|Categories: News, Oil and Gas, Publications, Renewables|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The issue of underwater noise as a form of pollution is gaining increasing notice with the general public, scientists and decision makers. Two new papers released in the past few weeks have focused on the issue of noise pollution and the use of seismic surveys (used in exploration for oil and gas reserves) which involves using loud [...]