(UEN) Introduction to Underwater Environmental Noise

Duration: 2 days

Cost: Please contact us for pricing information

Scheduled dates: see Training Calendar

How do I assess underwater noise impacts on the marine environment? Do underwater marine animals hear anything, and if they do, how do they hear? How does underwater noise from piling, blasting, dredging and shipping affect marine animals?

This course is designed for the environmentalist who is interested in understanding the fundamentals of underwater noise and its propagation through the water. The course will describe how noise can affect marine animals, it will describe the auditory structures and bandwidths of various marine animals, and it will also describe common noise sources and their possible impact on marine animals.

Guidance will also be provided on the environmental impact assessment process with regards to marine noise impacts.