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Briefing Date:02/10/2003
Topic:Ocean Noise and Marine Mammals

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Ocean Studies Board
Committee on Potential Impacts of Ambient Noise in the Ocean on Marine Mammals

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Congressional Briefings
Monday, February 10, 2003
1338 Longworth House Ofc. Bldg. -- 2:00 pm.
and
425 Hart Senate Office Bldg. -- 3:00 p.m.

on

Ocean Noise and Marine Mammals

by

Darlene Ketten, Associate Scientist in Biology, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Associate Professor, Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School and Member, Committee on Potential Impacts of Ambient Noise in the Ocean on Marine Mammals, Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council

A new report from the National Research Council, Ocean Noise and Marine Mammals, Examines long-term trends in underwater noise levels, and recommends research to help assess whether noise caused by ships and sonar harms marine mammals.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on February 10, 2003 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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