Underwater Acoustics: Webinar Series for the International Regulatory Community
DOSITS Acoustics Webinars

Webinar topics will include basic science concepts related to underwater sound, marine animal sound production/reception, and the potential effects of sound on marine animals. Content will all be derived from peer-reviewed research. Each webinar will last approximately 60 minutes and be comprised of two, 15-20 minute presentations, followed by a period of facilitated discussion.

All participants must register ahead of time to participate in this free webinar.

The DOSITS webinars take place on a service called WebEx, an online meeting center. Webinar set-up and troubleshooting information is available on the DOSITS webinar troubleshooting page.

DOSITS Webinar Summary and Questions - has been RESCHEDULED - Thursday, June 16 at 12pm EDT (-4 GMT)

Due to technical problems on June 2, the 5th DOSITS Webinar - Summary and Questions - has been rescheduled for June 16 at 12pm EDT.

If you are already registered, there is no need to register again - details about the rescheduled webinar will be sent to you.

A panel of the previous webinar speakers will answer questions during the webinar, as well as those submitted in advance.

Download an outline for this webinar (PDF, 66 KB)

Archived Webinars:

Science of Sound - Friday, November 13, 2015
Sound movement and sound measurement - Dr. Kathleen Vigness-Raposa, Marine Acoustics, Inc.
Ocean noise variability and noise budgets - Dr. James Miller, University of Rhode Island
Archive page for Science of Sound Webinar

Marine Animal Sound Production & Reception - Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 12:00pm ET
Sound Production and Reception in Teleost Fish - Dr. M. Clara P. Amorim, ISPA – Instituto Universitário
Marine Mammals Underwater Hearing: Sound Production, Sound Reception, and Sound Impacts - Dr. Darlene Ketten, Jefferson Science Fellow, National Academy of Sciences and U.S. Dept. of State, Harvard University Medical School, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Archive Page for Marine Animal Sound Production and Reception

Potential Effects of Sound on Marine Mammals - Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 12:00pm ET
Dr. Dorian Houser, National Marine Mammal Foundation
Dr. Brandon Southall, Southall Environmental Associates, Inc.

Webinar Archive - Potential Effects of Sound on Marine Mammals

Potential Effects of Sound on Marine Fishes - Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 12:00pm ET
Dr. Arthur Popper, University of Maryland
Dr. Anthony Hawkins, Environmental Research Institute

Webinar Archive: Potential Effects of Sound on Fishes


Webinar set-up and troubleshooting information
Testing and troubleshooting WebEx for DOSITS Webinars