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The effects of seismic activity on marine mammals in UK waters, 1998-2000 2003

Marine Human Activities JNCC Publications Pressures 0963-8091 Cetacean Evidence JNCC report series Mammals Marine Monitoring Surveillance and Monitoring 323

Abstract

1,652 sightings of marine mammals (28,165 individuals) occurring during 201 seismic surveys in UK waters and some adjacent areas between 1998 and 2000 (plus two surveys in 1997) were analysed to examine the effects of seismic activity. A total of 44,551 hrs 50 mins were spent watching for marine mammals during these surveys.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2003·01·01

Citation
Stone, C.J. (2003) The effects of seismic activity on marine mammals in UK waters, 1998-2000, JNCC Report No. 323, JNCC, Peterborough, ISSN 0963-8091.

Lineage
This report presents an analysis of the data gathered on observations of marine mammals seen during seismic surveys carried out in 1998-2000.

Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC publisher

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2019·08·23

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

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