Responses of Marine Mammals to Vessel Noise
Principal Investigator: Cosens, Susan (8)
Licence Number: 12071
Organization: Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1992
Issued: Jan 01, 1992
Project Team: L. Dueck; R. Seepaul; two assistants from Sachs Harbour; one student

Objective(s): To test playback as a method of studying responses of beluga whales to underwater vessel noise; to conduct a playback experiment with beluga whales along ice edge in the Beaufort Sea and quantify responses to underwater noise.

Project Description: The research will test playback as a method of studying responses of beluga whales to underwater vessel noise.