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Underwater Acoustics in the Marine Environment course: 22-24 June 2015,

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Subject: Underwater Acoustics in the Marine Environment course: 22-24 June 2015, Houston, USA
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Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2015 22:48:00 +0000


This 3 day course equips delegates with a thorough knowledge of the fundamentals of underwater acoustics. It then focuses on developing clear, quantitative understanding of the issues involved in the impact of acoustics on marine wildlife.

The course is delivered by leading research professors and experts in their field.

Who is it for?
Regulators, environmental consultants and policy/environmental professionals within industry. The course will be particularly useful in providing a better understanding of reports that delegates either have to deliver or receive from clients.

This course has been granted official CPD recognition by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST).


Course Modules
Introduction to Acoustics & Underwater Acoustics
Key Quantities, Units & Dimensions
Reflection & Transmission at Boundaries
Ocean Environments – The Seas
Man-Made Noise in the Ocean
Hearing Response of Marine Wildlife
Biological Sources of Sound
Impacts of Noise on Marine Life
Sound Field Modelling
Methods of Assessment of Impacts
Environmental Stream Tutorial
Environmental Regulation & Environmental Impact Assessment (
Explosive & Impulsive Sources
Mitigation of the Effects of Sound of Marine Wildlife
Emerging Studies
Introduction to Environmental & Man Made Noise in the Ocean
Marine Seismic Sources
Introduction to Marine Seismic Imaging

Seismic Data Processing & Modelling
Vessel Radiated Noise
Noise Measurement – Shallow Water
The Fundamentals of Sonar 


Cost - $3,050

For more information and details, contact Sarah Hancock, Seiche Training, using


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