“It doesn’t have to be lethal to be problematic.” …Brandon Southall, Ph.D.
Underwater noise from shipping is a real problem globally. A new paper on researchers tackling this issue and looking for solutions can be found here!
SEA’s senior scientist John Durban publishes paper on behavior and group responses to noise in social delphinids
Congratulations to one of SEA's leading research scientists, Dr. John Durban! His publication on quantifying group responses of dolphins to navy sonar uses exciting new technologies. Please check his paper out by clicking this link! Dolphins photographed...
It’s Out! After 9 years in the making, the revision of The Marine Mammal Noise Exposure Criteria is available for all
On behalf of and with sincere thanks to the many co-authors and contributors to this effort, I’d like to bring to your attention the publication of a new paper on noise exposure criteria assessment methods for marine mammal behavioral responses to anthropogenic noise....
Differences in whistle types help facilitate recognition between two species of common dolphin
A new paper on whistle frequency modulation patterns of common dolphins has just been published by Julie Oswald and many of us here at Southall Environmental Associates! Please check it out by clicking Oswald et al 2021 Oscillatory whistles
Killer Whales: Survival of the FATTEST
A new August publication in Ecosphere Journal discussing a link between body condition, prey availability, and the survivorship of endangered Southern Resident killer whales. You can read SEA Senior Scientist Dr. John Durban's new paper by clicking this link! A press...