10 Nov 2016
Authors: Diane Jones (Marine ecologist), Kerry Martin (Experienced scientist and numerical modeller)
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.
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