[MARMAM] DOSITS Webinar: How are Passive Acoustics Data Used to Inform the Decision-Making Process?

Holly Morin holly_morin at uri.edu
Fri Oct 16 09:59:32 PDT 2020

***apologies for cross-postings***

The next webinar in the 2020 *Discovery of Sound in the Sea (DOSITS)*
Webinar Series will take place next *Thursday, October 22, 2020, at 12pm ET*.
Elizabeth Henderson, Bioacoustic Scientist with the U.S. Naval Information
Warfare Center (NIWC), Environmental Readiness Branch, will provide an
overview of passive acoustic monitoring and how data gathered can inform
the decision making process, especially with regards to marine mammals.
This FREE, 60-minute webinar will include an introduction to passive vs.
active acoustics, passive acoustic tools and techniques, types of data
collected, and examples of regulatory tools employed by various U.S.
Federal agencies.

*Interested individuals must register for the webinar in order to
participate. *If you have already registered for previous webinars in the
2020 DOSITS Webinar series, you *do not need to register again* for this
To register, please visit:

*Please note*:

   1. All webinars in the Underwater Acoustics: 2020 DOSITS Webinar Series
   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 necessary).*
   2. 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 event.*
   3. All webinars will be recorded and archived on the DOSITS website (DOSITS
   Webinars <https://dosits.org/decision-makers/webinar-series/>).

Participation in this 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 (in person or via
video archive), AND 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. *Each webinar post-survey has a unique link.*

For all DOSITS 2020 Webinar Series details, please visit:

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

*Questions? Please contact Holly Morin (holly_morin at uri.edu
<holly_morin at uri.edu>)*
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