Webinar Archive: 2015-2016 Series

Underwater Acoustics: Webinar Series for the International Regulatory Community

DOSITS Acoustics Webinars 2015-2016

Webinar topics include basic science concepts related to underwater sound, marine animal sound production/reception, and the potential effects of sound on marine animals. Content is all derived from peer-reviewed research. Each webinar lasts approximately 60 minutes and is comprised of two, 15-20 minute presentations, followed by a period of facilitated discussion.

The Acoustic Webinar Series occurred in 2015-2016. Archived webinars can be watched below.

Archived Webinars:

Science of Sound – Friday, November 13, 2015
Sound movement and sound measurement – Dr. Kathleen Vigness-Raposa, Marine Acoustics, Inc.
Ocean noise variability and noise budgets – Dr. James Miller, University of Rhode Island
Webinar Archive: Science of Sound Webinar


Marine Animal Sound Production & Reception – Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 12:00pm ET
Sound Production and Reception in Teleost Fish – Dr. M. Clara P. Amorim, ISPA – Instituto Universitário
Marine Mammals Underwater Hearing: Sound Production, Sound Reception, and Sound Impacts – Dr. Darlene Ketten, Jefferson Science Fellow, National Academy of Sciences and U.S. Dept. of State, Harvard University Medical School, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Webinar Archive: Marine Animal Sound Production and Reception


Potential Effects of Sound on Marine Mammals – Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 12:00pm ET
Dr. Dorian Houser, National Marine Mammal Foundation
Dr. Brandon Southall, Southall Environmental Associates, Inc.

Webinar Archive: Potential Effects of Sound on Marine Mammals


Potential Effects of Sound on Marine Fishes – Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 12:00pm ET
Dr. Arthur Popper, University of Maryland
Dr. Anthony Hawkins, Environmental Research Institute

Webinar Archive: Potential Effects of Sound on Fishes


DOSITS Webinar Summary and Questions – Thursday, June 16 at 12pm EDT (-4 GMT)
A panel of the previous webinar speakers will answer questions during the webinar, as well as those submitted in advance.
Webinar Archive: Summary and Questions