Marine Seismic Acoustic Sources – Wednesday May 1, 2019 – Dr. Robert Gisiner

Dr. Robert GisinerDr. Gisiner is the Vice President of Marine Environment & Biology at the International Association of Geophysical Contractors. At IAGC , Dr. Gisiner supports their strategy to address critical science and policy issues related to sound in the marine environment and the impacts of industry-generated sound on marine life.

Before joining IAGC, Dr. Gisiner managed the Department of the Navy’s Living Marine Resources Applied Research Program and served as Scientific Program Director for the US Marine Mammal Commission. During his 21-year career with the Navy, Dr. Gisiner was a marine mammal research scientist with the Navy Marine Mammal System Program, led the Marine Mammal Science and Technology program at the Office of Naval Research, and was a member of the Chief of Naval Operations’ Energy and Environmental Readiness Division.

He is a recipient of the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award and other government and professional awards and honors. He is the author and co-author of numerous peer-reviewed scientific papers and professional presentations. He served on several Federal Advisory Committees and expert panels related to marine bioacoustics, protected species management and recovery and marine ecosystem modeling and management.

 

Watch the recording of the DOSITS Webinar: Seismic Acoustic Sources