Accession Number:

ADA530137

Title:

The Decibel Report: Acoustic Sound Measurement Modeling and the Effects of Sonar on Marine Mammals

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL UNDERSEA WARFARE CENTER DIV NEWPORT RI

Report Date:

2010-06-21

Pagination or Media Count:

85.0

Abstract:

This report is an authoritative and comprehensive explanation of sound-level quantities, metrics, and sonar models its purpose is to provide best available science to acoustics and marine biology subject matter experts, sonar and environmental planners, and policy decision-makers so they can be better informed of the terminology, usage, and practices undertaken for modeling underwater sound energy effects pertinent to U.S. Naval sonar operations and the marine habitat.

Subject Categories:

  • Biology
  • Biological Oceanography
  • Acoustic Detection and Detectors
  • Acoustics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE