I am happy to announce a workshop to be held on Monday, 4th September 2006 in
Stralsund, Germany entitled
Static Acoustic Monitoring (SAM) as a tool for Environmental Impact Studies
with emphasis on Offshore Wind Farm Construction
The subject of this one-day workshop is the application of static passive
acoustic monitoring devices like the T-POD (Chelonia Ltd, Long Rock, UK), a
self-contained submersible data-logger for porpoises and dolphins, in
environmental impact studies (EIS), with emphasis on offshore wind farms.
Aim of the workshop is to develop common recommendations for the application
and analysis of static acoustic monitoring in EIS, to assess problems and
discuss solutions. Emphasis will be laid on the experimental design and
analysis methods as well as on the comparability and interpretability of data.
Participants are asked to contribute their knowledge and experience. Case
studies will be presented as basis for a general discussion on the topics named
Please send your applications to <>, including a
few words on your work and the experience with static acoustic monitoring
systems. Suggestions for presentations or topics for discussion are welcomed!
The workshop will be held in the framework of the cooperation project MINOS+
(www.minos-info.org <http://www.minos-info.org/> ) at the German Oceanographic
Museum in Stralsund, Germany and is organized in association with the MINOS+
status seminar, held on 5th to 6th September, 2006 in Stralsund. Participants
of the workshop are welcome to join the status seminar. The language of the
workshop will be English, whilst the language of the status seminar will be
mainly German with English contributions.
Application deadline for the workshop is July, 23rd, 2006. A registration fee
of 20,- ? will be charged.
German Oceanographic Museum
phone: +49 (0)3831-2650-390
fax: +49 (0)3831-2650-249