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4 09, 2019

Do Tidal Turbines Affect Bay of Fundy Porpoises?

By |2019-09-04T21:21:49+00:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: Acoustics, Publications, SMRUC North America|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

SMRU Consulting has been monitoring marine mammals around marine renewable energy projects since 2006. Our experience includes the SeaGen device in Northern Ireland at (the world’s first grid connected tidal turbine), the DeltaStream device in Wales, the MeyGen array in northern Scotland (the world’s largest planned tidal turbine project), and since 2009, in the upper Bay [...]

21 03, 2017

Cormac Presents PCoD Lite at ONR Program Review

By |2017-03-21T08:49:50+00:00March 21st, 2017|Categories: Conference, PCoD|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Today Cormac Booth is presenting at the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Marine Mammal and Biology Program Review. His talk is entitled: PCoD Lite – Using an interim PCoD protocol to assess the effects of disturbance associated with US Navy exercises on marine mammal populations. […]

17 05, 2016

New Study on aggregating effects from multiple noise sources

By |2016-05-17T13:46:17+00:00May 17th, 2016|Categories: News, PCoD, Publications|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

In order to look at the responses of marine mammals to underwater sound, usually one single loud sound source is considered in the models. In reality, marine mammals are exposed to multiple sound sources through time and space. But now a new modelling approach has been developed to allow models to incorporate sound levels from multiple sources. [...]

9 03, 2016

Where are my Whales?

By |2019-03-22T13:09:20+00:00March 9th, 2016|Categories: News, Publications|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Ever wondered what marine mammals are present, where and when in the waters of the U.S. East Coast and Gulf of Mexico? Scientists at the Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab at Duke University did, and they have now produced amazingly detailed maps of the densities and movements of 35 marine mammal species in the area! […]