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2009, CEFAS, A generic investigation into noise profiles of marine dredging in relation to the acoustic sensitvity of the marine fauna in UK waters with particular emphasis on aggregate dredging

2009, CEFAS, A generic investigation into noise profiles of marine dredging in relation to the acoustic sensitvity of the marine fauna in UK waters with particular emphasis on aggregate dredging

Topic categories:

Noise

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Marine Aggregate

Collection date:

Feb 2009 - Feb 2009

Development:

Marine Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (MALSF)

Publication date:

May 2021

Organisation:

CEFAS

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

 Author: CEFAS. Report number: Report_08_P21.This is a desk based study to identify the potential risks involved with noise produced during dredging operations with particular emphasis on marine aggregate extraction. The study aimed to analyse key issues such as dredging noise vs. hearing in marine life, identify areas with high ecological sensitiv...