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Ainslie, M.A. (author), von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author)
To reduce the risk of impact on marine life of underwater sound generated by anthropogenic activities (such as offshore construction, seismic surveys and sonar searches), various mitigation measures are often put in place. Two commonly adopted mitigation measures are the soft start (or "ramp-up" – the two terms are used interchangeably) and ...
conference paper 2012
Benders, F.P.A. (author), Beerens, S.P. (author), Verboom, W.C. (author), TNO Fysisch en Elektronisch Laboratorium (author)
World-wide a concern exists about the influence of man-made noise on marine life, and particularly of high power sonar. Most concern lies with marine mammals that use acoustics for hunting, communication and/or navigation. This concern is fed by recent strandings of whales that could be related to military sonar transmissions and seismic...
conference paper 2004