This volume reviews the current state of knowledge regarding the effects of low-frequency sound on marine mammals and makes recommendations for research. In addition, the book describes current federal regulations prescribed under the Marine Mammal Protection Act that govern the taking of marine mammals by scientific research activities, and it recommends changes to expedite the regulatory process dealing with scientific research activities.
Table of Contents
|1 A REVIEW OF CURRENT KNOWLEDGE||8-24|
|2 REGULATORY BARRIERS AND POSSIBLE ALTERNATIVES||25-39|
|3 TOPICS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH||40-62|
|APPENDIX A COMPARISON OF SOUND-PRESSURE REFERENCE LEVELS IN AIR AND WATER||63-64|
|APPENDIX B AN INTRODUCTION TO MARINE MAMMALS||65-73|
|APPENDIX C COMPARISON OF YEARLY SOUND ENERGY FROM OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH AND SUPERTANKERS||74-75|
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