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.

The Acoustic Webinar Series has concluded. Archived webinars can be watched below.

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
Webinar Archive: 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
Webinar Archive: 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

DOSITS Webinar Summary and Questions - Thursday, June 16 at 12pm EDT (-4 GMT)
A panel of the previous webinar speakers will answer questions during the webinar, as well as those submitted in advance.
Webinar Archive: Summary and Questions