Acoustic impact assessment of boomers on marine mammals

Type Report
Date 2016
Language English
Ref. ASTI-2016-66
Author(s) Lurton Xavier1
Contributor(s) Le Gall Yves, Ducatel Cecile
Keyword(s) Boomer, Marine Mammals, Acoustic Impact
Abstract Scientific surveys for geoscience use a medium - power type of acoustic sources called Boomers. Their acoustic signal characteristics are shown not to impact the physiology of marine mammals. Therefore scientific surveys collecting data using boomers do not require specific mitigation plans
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