Sound Monitoring Updates
October-December 2018: 22 temporary hydrophone moorings deployed using small boats in Stellwagen Bank, Gray's Reef, Florida Keys, Channel Islands, Monterey Bay and Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuaries for 3-4.5 months of continuous recording. Two hydrophones deployed in Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument record on duty cycle for 1 year.
January-May 2019: Initial deployments rotated to maintain continuous recording. 5 deployments added to the array completing planned deployments in Gray's Reef and Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuaries.
June 2019-March 2022: Ongoing maintenance of stationary recording array and mobile listening surveys using autonomous vehicles in Gray's Reef and Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuaries and Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.
Recent SanctSound presentations:
- July 2019 - Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life
- September 2019 Ocean Observations
- November 2019 Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute
- December 2019 World Marine Mammal Conference
- February 2020 Ocean Sciences
- December 2021 Association for the Study of Animal Behavior
- February 2022 Ocean Sciences
- March 2022 9th International Workshop On Detection, Classification, Localization, And Density Estimation Of Marine Mammals Using Passive Acoustics
- March 2022 Effects of Sound in the Ocean on Marine Mammals