Podcast #12: Diving Odontocetes — Effects of Anthropogenic Sound

Rear Admiral Larry Rice, director of the Chief of Naval Operations Environmental Readiness Division, discusses the second year of a three-year Behavioral Response Study of the effects of sound on whale behavior. Researchers investigated whether man-made sound causes a reaction that may affect foraging behavior.

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Rear Admiral Rice’s biography
Navy Ocean Stewardship Program
Marine Mammal Research
Behavioral Response Study on Andros Island