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Wildlife Disturbance – Ocean Noise Working Group (NWG)

Issue:

Address issues with ocean noise (research, identify and address problems)

Main Issue Question:

Is there a need for any regulatory or non-regulatory strategies to address harmful ocean noise?

Secondary Question:

What are the current noise impacts/threats in MBNMS? What info does MBNMS need to know about noise impacts?

Noise Working Group Members:

 

Bart Selby
Chair
email: bartonselby@gmail.com

Carol Maehr
email: cmaehr1@gmail.com

 

Clifton Herrmann
email: cherrmann@csumb.edu

Mike Bekker
email: mbekker@canneryrow.com

 

Rich Hughett
email: rlh@redshift.com

PJ Webb
email: pjwebb@inreach.com

 

Gary Hoffman
email: gqhwd@yahoo.com

Katherine O'Dea
email: katherine@saveourshores.org


Upcoming Meetings:

2016

Topic
  November 3rd, 1:30pm-3:30pm
MBNMS Office, Monterey
The Sonic Sea and NOAA's Sound Strategic Plan
Dr. Brandon Southall (UCSC) and Dr. Mike Weise (ONR)
  November 10th, 11am-1:30pm
MBNMS Office, Monterey
Sanctuaries Role in Managing Noise in the Ocean
Dr. Leila Hatch (ONMS)
  November 28th, 1pm-3pm
MBNMS Office, Monterey
Discussion of recommendations to present to the Advisory Council

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For more information, contact:

Dr. Andrew DeVogelaere
Research Coordinator
99 Pacific Street, Bldg. 455
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 647-4213
Fax: (831) 647-4250
email: andrew.devogelaere@noaa.gov
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