[MARMAM] Upcoming underwater sound source webinars

Holly Morin holly_morin at uri.edu
Thu Sep 5 11:49:09 PDT 2019


***apologies for cross-postings***

As part of the *2019 Underwater Sound Sources Webinar Series*
<https://dosits.org/decision-makers/webinar-series/webinars-2019/>,
the* Discovery
of Sound in the Sea (DOSITS) <http://www.dosits.org/>* Team will host two
additional webinars in *September and October 2019*. These *60-minute
webinars* will focus on *commercial shipping, sonar, and echosounders *as
underwater sound sources. Each webinar will provide an overview of the
sound source, an update on current research efforts, and a review of noise
mitigation measures. An extended period of facilitated discussion will also
be included at the end of each webinar.

Prior to each webinar, an outline of the presentation(s), with links to
relevant background content on DOSITS, will be made available. *Participants
are encouraged to review these outlines, as well as archived webinars on
the potential effects of underwater sound on marine animals, before each
sound source webinar.* All webinars will be recorded and archived on the
DOSITS website (Decision Makers Webinars
<https://dosits.org/decision-makers/webinar-series/>).

The first webinar will be led by *Michelle Sanders (Transport Canada)* and
will focus on *commercial vessel noise as an underwater sound source*.
This webinar will take place at *12:00 pm EDT on Wednesday, September 18,
2019*.

The second webinar will be led by *Frans-Peter Lam (TNO) and Kelly
Benoit-Bird (Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute), *and will
focus on *sonars
and echosounders*, respectively.  This webinar will take place at *12:00pm
EDT on Thursday, October 10, 2019.  *

*Interested individuals must register in advance for each webinar.*
To register please visit:
https://dosits.org/decision-makers/webinar-series/webinars-2019/

To learn more about this webinar series or to view previous webinars,
please visit the DOSITS webpage, Decision Makers Webinars
<https://dosits.org/decision-makers/webinar-series/>.  Associated webinars
and their resources were conducted in 2018, and have been archived here
<https://dosits.org/decision-makers/webinar-series/webinars-2018/>.

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