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Review and evaluation of low visibility real-time monitoring techniques

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Anthropogenic sound emitted into the sea has the potential to impact marine mammal by masking relevant sound, causing behavioural changes and, in extreme cases, induce auditory injury or death. It is often required to monitor an operational area of offshore projects for the presence of marine mammals in order to reduce the risk of potential impact. This kind of monitoring is traditionally conducted by trained visual observers, which scan the sea surface for marine mammals. This method, however, is restricted to daylight hours and fair weather conditions. The talk presents a review and evaluation of monitoring methods that could now, or in the near future, be used for marine mammal monitoring for mitigation purposes in periods of low visibility during which the effectiveness of visual observers is reduced.


Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication80th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2018 Workshop Programme
PublisherEuropean Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, EAGE
ISBN (Electronic)9789462822573
Publication statusPublished - 10 Jun 2018
Event80th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2018 Workshop Programme - Copenhagen, Denmark
Duration: 11 Jun 201814 Jun 2018
Conference number: 80

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NameEAGE Conference and Exhibition
ISSN (Print)2214-4609


Conference80th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2018 Workshop Programme
Abbreviated titleEAGE Annual
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