Accession Number : AD1046608


Title :   Dive Distribution and Group Size Parameters for Marine Species Occurring in the U.S. Navy's Atlantic and Hawaii-Southern California Training and Testing Study Areas


Descriptive Note : Technical Report,02 Jan 2017,29 Dec 2017


Corporate Author : NAVAL UNDERSEA WARFARE CENTER DIV NEWPORT RI NEWPORT United States


Personal Author(s) : Borcuk,Jocelyn R ; Mitchell,Glenn H ; Watwood,Stephanie L ; Moll,Tara E ; Oliveira,Erin M ; Robinson,Emily R


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1046608.pdf


Report Date : 09 Jun 2017


Pagination or Media Count : 121


Abstract : An important element of the Navys comprehensive environmental planning is the acoustic effects analysis executed with the Navy Acoustic Effects Model (NAEMO) software. NAEMO was developed to estimate the possible impacts of anthropogenic sound on marine animals, combining established acoustic propagation modeling with data regarding the distribution and abundance of marine species. This report recommends species-typical static depth distributions and group size information for all marine mammal and sea turtle species that occur in the Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing (AFTT) and Hawaii Southern California Training and Testing (HSTT) Study Areas that will be modeled using NAEMO.


Descriptors :   MAMMALS , ACOUSTIC PROPAGATION , Marine biological noise , TURTLES , Depth


Subject Categories : Acoustics
      Biology
      Physical and Dynamic Oceanography


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE