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Kastelein, R.A. (author), Helder-Hoek, L. (author), Cornelisse, S.A. (author), von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Lam, F.P.A. (author), de Jong, C.A.F. (author), Ketten, D.R. (author)
Noise-induced temporary hearing threshold shift (TTS) was studied in a harbor porpoise exposed to impulsive sounds of scaled-down airguns while both stationary and free-swimming for up to 90 min. In a previous study, ∼4 dB TTS was elicited in this porpoise, but despite 8 dB higher single-shot and cumulative exposure levels (up to 199 dB re 1...
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Isojunno, S. (author), Wensveen, P.J. (author), Lam, F.P.A. (author), Kvadsheim, P.H. (author), von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Lopez, L.M. Martín (author), Kleivane, L. (author), Siegal, E.M. (author), Miller, P.J.O. (author)
Anthropogenic noise sources range from intermittent to continuous, with seismic and navy sonar technology moving towards nearcontinuous transmissions. Continuous active sonar (CAS) may be used at a lower amplitude than traditional pulsed active sonar (PAS), but potentially with greater cumulative sound energy. We conducted at-sea experiments to...
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Müller, R.A.J. (author), von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Halvorsen, M.B. (author), Ainslie, M.A. (author)
Regulations for underwater anthropogenic noise are typically formulated in terms of peak sound pressure, root-mean-square sound pressure, and (weighted or unweighted) sound exposure. Sound effect studies on humans and other terrestrial mammals suggest that in addition to these metrics, the impulsiveness of sound (often quantified by its kurtosis...
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Kok, A.C.M. (author), van Kolfshoten, L. (author), Campbell, J.A. (author), von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Miller, P.J.O. (author), Slabbekoorn, H. (author), Visser, F. (author)
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von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Wensveen, P.J. (author), Prior, M. (author), Ainslie, M.A. (author), Hansen, R.R. (author), Isojunno, S. (author), Lam, F.P.A. (author), Kvadsheim, P.H. (author), Miller, P.J.O. (author)
To understand the consequences of underwater noise exposure for cetaceans, there is a need for assessments of behavioural responses over increased spatial and temporal scales. Bottom-moored acoustic recorders and satellite tags provide such long-term and large spatial coverage of behaviour compared to short-duration acoustic-recording tags....
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Wensveen, P.J. (author), Isojunno, S. (author), Hansen, R.R. (author), von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Kleivane, L. (author), van IJsselmuide, S. (author), Lam, F.P.A. (author), Kvadsheim, P.H. (author), DeRuiter, S.L. (author), Curé, C. (author), Narazaki, T. (author), Tyack, P.L. (author), Miller, P.J.O. (author)
Impact assessments for sonar operations typically use received sound levels to predict behavioural disturbance in marine mammals. However, there are indications that cetaceans may learn to associate exposures from distant sound sources with lower perceived risk. To investigate the roles of source distance and received level in an area without...
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von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Thomas, L. (author), Tyack, P.L. (author), Ainslie, M.A. (author)
Passive acoustic monitoring with widely-dispersed hydrophones has been suggested as a cost-effective method to monitor population densities of echolocating marine mammals. This requires an estimate of the area around each receiver over which vocalizations are detected - the "effective detection area" (EDA). In the absence of auxiliary...
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Wensveen, P.J. (author), Kvadsheim, P.H. (author), Lam, F.P.A. (author), von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Sivle, L.D. (author), Visser, F. (author), Cure, C. (author), Tyack, P.L. (author), Miller, P.J.O. (author)
Exposure to underwater sound can cause permanent hearing loss and other physiological effects in marine animals. To reduce this risk, naval sonars are sometimes gradually increased in intensity at the start of transmission ('ramp-up'). Here, we conducted experiments in which tagged humpback whales were approached with a ship to test whether a...
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Kastelein, R.A. (author), Helder-Hoek, L. (author), van de Voorde, S. (author), von Von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Lam, F.P.A. (author), Jansen, E. (author), de Jong, C.A.F. (author), Ainslie, M.A. (author)
In seismic surveys, reflected sounds from airguns are used under water to detect gas and oil below the sea floor. The airguns produce broadband high-amplitude impulsive sounds, which may cause temporary or permanent threshold shifts (TTS or PTS) in cetaceans. The magnitude of the threshold shifts and the hearing frequencies at which they occur...
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von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Wensveen, P.J. (author), Kvadsheim, P.H. (author), Lam, F.P.A. (author), Miller, P.J.O. (author), Tyack, P.L. (author), Ainslie, M.A. (author)
Ramp-up procedures are used to mitigate the impact of sound on marine mammals. Sound exposure models combined with observations of marine mammals responding to sound can be used to assess the effectiveness of ramp-up procedures. We found that ramp-up procedures before full-level sonar operations can reduce the risk of hearing threshold shifts...
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von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Wensveen, P.J. (author), Samarra, F.I.P. (author), Beerens, S.P. (author), Miller, P.J.O. (author)
Sound-recording acoustic tags attached to marine animals are commonly used in behavioural studies. Measuring ambient noise is of interest to efforts to understand responses of marine mammals to anthropogenic underwater sound, or to assess their communication space. Noise of water flowing around the tag reflects the speed of the animal, but...
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Sertlek, H.O. (author), Aarts, G. (author), Brasseur, S. (author), Slabbekoorn, H. (author), ten Cate, C. (author), von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Ainslie, M.A. (author)
The European Union requires member states to achieve or maintain good environmental status for their marine territorial waters and explicitly mentions potentially adverse effects of underwater sound. In this study, we focused on producing maps of underwater sound from various natural and anthropogenic origins in the Dutch North Sea. The source...
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Aarts, G. (author), von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Lucke, K. (author), Özkan Sertlek, H. (author), van Bemmelen, R. (author), Geelhoed, S.C.V. (author), Brasseur, S. (author), Scheidat, M. (author), Lam, F.P.A. (author), Slabbekoorn, H. (author), Kirkwood, R. (author)
Anthropogenic sound in the marine environment can have negative consequences for marine fauna. Since most sound sources are intermittent or continuous, estimating how many individuals are exposed over time remains challenging, as this depends on the animals’ mobility. Here we explored how animal movement influences how many, and how often,...
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Wittekind, D. (author), Tougaard, J. (author), Stilz, P. (author), Dähne, M. (author), Clark, C.W. (author), Lucke, K. (author), von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Ainslie, M.A. (author), Siebert, U. (author)
We estimated the long-range effects of air gun array noise on marine mammal communication ranges in the Southern Ocean. Air gun impulses are subject to significant distortion during propagation, potentially resulting in a quasi- continuous sound. Propagation modeling to estimate the received waveform was conducted. A leaky integrator was used as...
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Wensveen, P.J. (author), von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Ainslie, M.A. (author), Lam, F.P.A. (author), Kvadsheim, P.H. (author), Tyack, P.L. (author), Miller, P.J.O. (author)
The behaviour of a marine mammal near a noise source can modulate the sound exposure it receives.We demonstrate that two long-finned pilot whales both surfaced in synchrony with consecutive arrivals of multiple sonar pulses. We then assess the effect of surfacing and other behavioural response strategies on the received cumulative sound exposure...
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Kvadsheim, P.H. (author), Lam, F.P.A. (author), Miller, P. (author), Sivle, L.D. (author), Wensveen, P.J. (author), Roos, M. (author), Tyack, P.L. (author), Kleivane, L. (author), Visser, F. (author), Cure, C. (author), van IJsselmuide, S.P. (author), Isojunno, S. (author), von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Nordlund, N. (author), Dekeling, R.P.A. (author)
In order to properly consider how behavioral responses to anthropogenic noise affect marine mammals and establish safety limits for sonar operations, there is a need to establish behavioral impact criteria. In order to achieve this, knowledge about how marine mammals might respond, thresholds and durations of responses as well as the biological...
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von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Aarts, G. (author), Sertlek, H.O. (author), Lucke, K. (author), Verboom, W.C. (author), Kastelein, R.A. (author), Ketten, D.R. (author), van Bemmelen, R. (author), Lam, F.P.A. (author), Kirkwood, R. (author), Ainslie, M.A. (author)
(UXO) are still present in the North Sea. UXO are frequently accidentally encountered by fishermen and dredging vessels. Out of concern for human safety and to avoid damage to equipment and infrastructure from uncontrolled explosions, most reported UXO found in the Dutch Continental Shelf (DCS) are detonated in a controlled way. These underwater...
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Miller, P.J.O. (author), Kvadsheim, P.H. (author), Lam, F.P.A. (author), Tyack, P.L. (author), Curé, C. (author), DeRuiter, S.L. (author), Kleivane, L. (author), Sivle, L.D. (author), van IJsselmuide, S.P. (author), Visser, F. (author), Wensveen, P.J. (author), von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Martín López, L.M. (author), Narazaki, T. (author), Hooker, S.K. (author)
Although northern bottlenose whales were the most heavily hunted beaked whale, we have little information about this species in its remote habitat of the North Atlantic Ocean. Underwater anthropogenic noise and disruption of their natural habitat may be major threats, given the sensitivity of other beaked whales to such noise disturbance. We...
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Shamir, L. (author), Carol Yerby, C. (author), Simpson, R. (author), von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Tyack, P. (author), Samarra, F. (author), Miller, P. (author), Wallin, J. (author)
Vocal communication is a primary communication method of killer and pilot whales, and is used for transmitting a broad range of messages and information for short and long distance. The large variation in call types of these species makes it challenging to categorize them. In this study, sounds recorded by audio sensors carried by ten killer...
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Sertlek, H.O. (author), Aarts, G. (author), Brasseur, S. (author), Slabbekoorn, H. (author), ten Cate, C. (author), von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Ainslie, M.A. (author)
Regulations for protecting and preserving the marine environment (e.g. in the USA and EU) often require investigating the potential effect of anthropogenic sound on marine life. The origin of underwater sound can be natural as well as anthropogenic. To assess the potential importance of various types of sounds, we constructed sound maps for the...
conference paper 2014
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