Month: January 2010

Gulf of Alaska and the US Navy Warfare Training Area

Yesterday was the deadline for public comments on the US Navy proposal to open up the Gulf of Alaska to Anti-submarine Warfare (ASW) exercises. We knew from the beginning that shenanigans were afoot because they opened up the mandatory 45…

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NOAA calls for workshops on ocean noise mitigation

A letter from NOAA director Dr. Jane Lubchenco to Whitehouse CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley calls for a deeper look into mitigations on the impacts of ocean noise on marine life. While the letter focuses on understanding the problems and controversies…

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Low level seismic survey noise interrupts Blue Whale calls

A recent publication by Lucia Di Lorio and Chris Clark reveals a significant difference in Blue Whale call behavior as a consequence of seismic survey noise generated by “sparkers” – an impulse generator which uses an electrical discharge spark to…

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