[MARMAM] DOSITS Underwater Acoustics Webinar: NMFS Regulatory Approach to Underwater Sound

Holly Morin holly_morin at uri.edu
Mon Jul 20 04:51:11 PDT 2020

***apologies for cross-postings***

The next webinar in the 2020 *Discovery of Sound in the Sea (DOSITS)
<http://www.dosits.org>* Webinar Series will take place this *Thursday,
July 23, 2020, at 12pm ET*. Jolie Harrison Division Chief, Permits and
Conservation Division, National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Office of
Protected Resources, will provide an overview of *NMFS' regulatory approach
to underwater noise impacts on protected species, including marine mammals
and fishes, and their habitat*. This FREE, 60-minute webinar will include a
summary of key regulatory processes through which NOAA addresses noise
impacts, mitigation and monitoring efforts, and efficiencies in
regulatory compliance. An extended period of facilitated discussion will
also be included.

*Interested individuals must register for the webinar in order to
participate*. To register for the 2020 DOSITS Webinar Series, please visit:

*Please note:*

   1. *If you have already registered for the 2020 DOSITS Webinar series,
   you do not need to register again for this webinar.  *
   2. All webinars in the Underwater Acoustics: 2020 DOSITS Webinar Series
   for the International Regulatory Community will be *hosted using Zoom*.
   Webinar testing and troubleshooting tips can be found here
   Although Zoom is the preferred mode of connection, if participants are
   unable to use this platform, a YouTube link will be provided. A connection
   link for Zoom and YouTube will only be shared with registered
participants (*webinar
   correspondence will come from webinar at dosits.net- please check spam/junk
   mail folders if necessar*y).
   3. A full webinar outline with associated DOSITS links is available to
   download from the 2020 DOSITS Webinar webpage
   *Webinar participants are encouraged to review this outline and
   associated background content prior to the live webinar even*
   4. All webinars will be recorded and archived on the DOSITS website
   Makers Webinars <https://dosits.org/decision-makers/webinar-series/>).

Participation in this week's webinar can be applied to the *Certificate of
Professional Development* offered in conjunction with the 2020 DOSITS
Webinar Series. Interested individuals MUST participate in all four of the
webinars in the 2020 Underwater Acoustics Webinar Series (live, in person,
or via video archive). *In addition to webinar participation interested
individuals MUST complete a brief survey specific to each webinar.* The
link will be sent to registrants after the webinar has completed, or after
they view the video archive.

For all 2020 Webinar Series details, please visit:

For a full list of all DOSITS Webinars, please visit:
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