API Sponsors Underwater Acoustics Webinar for the International Regulatory Community: Potential Effects of Underwater Sound on Marine Mammals

The Discovery of Sound in the Sea (DOSITS) <http://www.dosits.org> Team is facilitating a free, five-part webinar series for the international regulatory community on
topics related to underwater sound.

Two webinars took place in 2015. The first reviewed science of sound concepts, the second, sound production and reception in marine animals. Both of these webinars have been archived to the DOSITS website (http://www.dosits.org/resources/all/decisionmakers/ircwebinar/)
and are available for review. PDFs of webinar presentations, as well as full webinar summaries, with associated DOSITS links, are also available for download. You do not need to register to view archived webinars and their associated materials.

The third webinar in this 5-part series, and first webinar for 2016, will take place on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at 12:00 pm (U.S. East Coast time). Dr.’s Dorian Houser and Brandon Southall will review the potential effects of underwater sound on marine mammals.

Interested individuals must register in advance for this webinar. To register please visit http://www.dosits.org/resources/all/decisionmakers/ircwebinar/registration/.

To learn more about this webinar series and view other, upcoming webinar dates and speakers, please visit the DOSITS webpage, Webinar Series for Regulators of Underwater Sound
<http://www.dosits.org/resources/all/decisionmakers/ircwebinar/> .

Questions? Please contact Holly Morin at holly_morin@uri.edu.

This webinar series is being sponsored by the *American Petroleum Institute

Discovery of Sound in the Sea (http://www.dosits.org) is a comprehensive, educational website on underwater sound, designed to provide accurate scientific information at levels appropriate for all audiences, including decision-makers.

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