Diane Jones is a marine ecologist within the Environment Team and has a background in marine ecology and ecosystem functioning. Diane is involved in developing methods of assessing the impacts of underwater noise on marine life for the offshore renewables, dredging and deep sea mining industries. She is also applying this knowledge to assessments of underwater noise impacts from marine and coastal constructions activities. Diane is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool.
Articles By Diane Jones
Underwater sound from anthropogenic sources and its potential adverse effects on the marine environment is a topic of much global interest. This article gives an overview of known sound source levels for various dredging equipment and activities and describes a method used to extrapolate source levels.