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Schlagwort: noise

WHOI-Led Report Links Sonar to Whale Strandings

… Now, an international team of researchers reports in a paper led by Tyack the first data on how beaked whales respond to naval sonar exercises. Their results suggest that sonar indeed affects the behavior and movement of whales. Tyack and his colleagues used...

Peru: 3000 tote Delfine in den letzten drei Monaten

In Peru sind in den letzten drei Monaten über 3000 Delfine tot an Strand angespült worden. Der peruanische Biologe Carlos Yaipen vermutet, dass seimische Methoden zur Erdölsuche in nahegelegenen Meeresbereichen zum Tod der Delfine feführt hat. Konkret im Verdacht...

Turn down the volume in the ocean

First, we must extend fledgling efforts to fully comprehend the acoustic footprint of our offshore and coastal activities. As a nation, we are failing the oceans by lacking a sufficiently effective program for listening to them. The U.S. should develop and maintain...

Underwater Noise Disturbs Whales 120 Miles Away

Pulsing sounds made by technology used to monitor fish stocks may affect how baleen whales communicate, even at great distances. Marine biologists working in Massachusetts waters noticed that humpback whales sang less during the fall of 2006, when a low frequency...
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