‘Seeing’ sound in the ocean: NOAA’s Cetacean and Sound Mapping project
December 18, 2012 by cstephens
NOAA has turned ocean noise into something you can see. In a revolutionary new project, the agency d... more
Sound is so important in the ocean because vision is limited in the great darkness of the deep sea where sound travels fast, far, and efficiently. more
What causes underwater Ocean Noise pollution?
Underwater noise pollution is caused by a variety of man-made commercial, industrial and military activities. more
What effect does noise have on marine animals and fish?
Most marine animals depend on sound to communicate, find food, find a mate and avoid predators. more
Does underwater noise pollution have long lasting effects?
Exposure to man-made industrial noise can cause temporary or even permanent hearing damage more