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A Whale’s World of Sound

Sound plays an essential role for marine species, and the ocean is getting noisier. NOAA works to understand and reduce the impacts of human-produced noise on whales.
February 18, 2022 - Feature Story ,
A western gray whale feeding in the Okhotsk Sea off northeastern Sakhalin Island, Russia A western gray whale feeding in the Okhotsk Sea off northeastern Sakhalin Island, Russia in the proximity of offshore oil and gas platforms. Credit: NOAA Fisheries

ADRIFT in the California Current

Studying marine mammals and ocean soundscape using drifting recorders.

FOSSA

Free and Open Source Software for Acoustics

Southern Resident Killer Whale Noise and Disturbance Research

Assessing the impacts of noise and vessel disturbance on endangered Southern Resident killer whales.

Characterizing Soundscapes in Southern Resident Killer Whale Habitat with Projected Increases in Vessel Traffic

Research to describe the present-day soundscape of Southern Resident killer whale critical habitat.

New Guidelines Show NOAA’s Commitment to Address Effects of Ocean Noise on Marine Mammals

The final Ocean Noise Strategy Roadmap outlines roles for stakeholders, industry, and academia.
08/25/2021 - Media Release ,

NOAA Fisheries Releases Final Acoustic Guidance

This technical guidance was developed to help predict how ocean noise affects marine mammal hearing.
08/26/2021 - Media Release ,

NOAA Fisheries Asks for Third Round of Public Comments on Draft Acoustic Guidelines

New science on how noise levels affects marine mammal hearing.
09/13/2019 - Media Release ,