[MARMAM] Underwater Acoustics Webinar for the International Regulatory Community: Potential Effects of Underwater Sound on Marine Mammals

Holly Morin holly_morin at uri.edu
Mon Feb 8 09:06:04 PST 2016

Regulators, decision makers, public affairs officers, industry
representatives, and other members of the international regulatory
community have a high need for training materials on underwater acoustics as
well as instructional resources that can be quickly accessed and viewed. To
meet this need, the *Discovery of Sound in the Sea (DOSITS)
<http://www.dosits.org> **Team is facilitating a free,
five-part webinar series for the international regulatory community on
topics related to underwater sound.*

Two webinars took place in 2015.  The first reviewed science of sound
concepts, the second, sound production and reception in marine animals. *Both
of these webinars have been archived to the DOSITS website
<http://www.dosits.org/resources/all/decisionmakers/ircwebinar/>) and are
available for review*.  *PDFs of webinar presentations, as well as full
webinar summaries, with associated DOSITS links, are also available for
download.* Note: you do not need to register to view archived webinars and
their associated materials.

The third webinar in this 5-part series, and first webinar for 2016, will
take place on *Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at 12:00 pm* (U.S. East Coast
time).  Dr.'s Dorian Houser and Brandon Southall will review the *potential
effects of underwater sound on marine mammals.*

*Interested individuals must register in advance for this webinar.  To
register please visit:

To learn more about this webinar series and view other, upcoming webinar dates
and speakers, please visit the DOSITS webpage, Webinar Series for
Regulators of Underwater Sound

Questions?  Please contact Holly Morin at holly_morin at uri.edu.

This webinar series is being sponsored by the *American Petroleum Institute
(API) <http://www.api.org>.*  The American Petroleum Institute (API) is the
only national trade association that represents all aspects of America’s
oil and natural gas industry.

*Discovery of Sound in the Sea* <http://www.dosits.org> (DOSITS;
www.dosits.org) is a comprehensive, educational website on underwater
sound, designed to provide accurate scientific information at levels
appropriate for all audiences, including decision-makers.
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