DOSITS Webinars

Underwater Acoustics Webinar Series


The DOSITS Team facilitates a webinar series on topics related to underwater sound for the international decision-making community and other communities interested in ocean acoustics. Each year the webinar series has a different focus (topics listed below). The webinars are generally one or two presenters, followed by questions and last between one and one and a half hours. The DOSITS webinar series began in 2015. Archives of all webinars are available below.


Each webinar is scheduled for approximately 60 minutes and will be comprised of a presentation by one or more experts, followed by a period of facilitated discussion. The webinar series is open to all interested individuals, however, registration is required.  Webinars will be hosted via Zoom, however, a YouTube stream will also be made available for the live event only. All webinars will be recorded and the webinar recordings will be available on the DOSITS website (and on Vimeo).


DOSITS 2024 Webinar Series


Topics for the 2024 webinar series are:



Additional details are available on the 2024 Webinar Series page.



Webinar Archives


DOSITS Acoustic Webinars 2024 Series Archive


DOSITS Acoustic Webinars 2023 Series Archive




DOSITS Acoustic Webinars 2022 Series Archive



  • DOSITS 20th Anniversary Webinar
    November 30, 2022
    Presenters will discuss the current state of underwater acoustics knowledge and future research directions on the characterization of the underwater acoustic environment and the acoustics of marine mammals, fishes, and invertebrates.
    Presenters include:
    Dr. Alec Duncan
    Dr. Brandon Southall
    Dr. Joseph Sisneros
    Dr. Louise Roberts



DOSITS Acoustic Webinars 2021 Series Archive




DOSITS Acoustics Webinar Series 2020 Archive




DOSITS Acoustics Webinar Series 2019 Archive


  • Marine Seismic Acoustic Sources
    Recorded Wednesday, May 1, 2019.
    Dr. Bob Gisner, International Association of Geophysical Contractors
  • Pile Driving and Wind Turbines
    Recorded Wednesday, May 22, 2019
    Dr. James Miller, URI Ocean Engineering
    Dr. Kathy Vigness-Raposa, Inspire Enviromental
    Dr. Jakob Tougaard, Aarhus University
  • Commercial Vessel Traffic
    Recorded Wednesday, September 18, 2019
    Michelle Sanders, Director, Environmental Policy, Transport Canada
    Tabitha Takeda Chief, Marine RD&D, Innovation Centre, Transport Canada
  • Echosounders and Military Sonar
    Recorded Thursday October 10, 2019
    Dr. Kelly Benoit-Bird, Monterey Bay Research Institute (MBARI)
    Dr. Frans-Peter Lam, TNO, Acoustics & Sonar research group, The Hague, NL



DOSITS Acoustics Webinar Series 2018 Archive




DOSITS Acoustics Webinars 2015-2016 Archive