Human Bioresponse to Low-Frequency Underwater Sound
TEXAS UNIV AT AUSTIN APPLIED RESEARCH LABS
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The ultimate goal of our research is to provide a physiologically and acoustically based prediction of human lung damage due to low-frequency underwater sound. The threshold curve will indicate the acoustic pressure at which damage may occur as a function of frequency. The results we produce will aid other members of the research team in determining whether the sound pressure levels produced or predicted using various sources in various situations are adequate to function as a nonlethal diver deterrent.
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Biological Oceanography
- Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
- Acoustic Detection and Detectors