Science of Sound Summary
Sounds in the Sea
- What are common underwater sounds?
- How does sound in air differ from sound in water?
- How do people and animals use sound in the sea?
- Why do sounds have certain properties?
- How will ocean acidification affect ocean sound levels?
- How does marine life affect ocean sound levels?
- How does shipping affect ocean sound levels?
- What is intensity?
- Introduction to Decibels
- Introduction to Signal Levels
- Sound Pressure Levels and Sound Exposure Levels
- Frequency Weighting of Signal Levels
- Ocean Noise Variability and Noise Budgets
- Cylindrical vs. Spherical Spreading
- How does sound move? Wave Propagation and Huygens' Principle
- SONAR Equation
- Detection Threshold for Sonar
- Scientific Method
- Scientific Uncertainty
- Statistical Uncertainty