Ship noise extends to frequencies used for echolocation by endangered killer whales.

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Combining calibrated hydrophone measurements with vessel location data from the Automatic Identification System, we estimate underwater sound pressure levels for 1,582 unique ships that transited the core critical habitat of the endangered Southern Resident killer whales during 28 months between March, 2011, and October, 2013. Median received spectrum… (More)
DOI: 10.7717/peerj.1657

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@article{Veirs2016ShipNE, title={Ship noise extends to frequencies used for echolocation by endangered killer whales.}, author={Scott R. Veirs and Val Veirs and Jason D. Wood}, journal={PeerJ}, year={2016}, volume={4}, pages={e1657} }