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NOAA to release final Ocean Noise Strategy Roadmap

Audio from the September 13, 2016 press call on NOAA Fisheries final ocean noise strategy roadmap is posted to the “related resources” section below.
September 12, 2016 NOAA will hold a call for reporters to discuss the release of the final Ocean Noise Strategy Roadmap, which will guide the agency’s efforts to manage ocean noise effects on marine life.
Pantropical spotted dolphins.

Sound is critical for the survival of many marine animals. It’s a primary means of communication, orientation and navigation, finding food, avoiding predators and mate selection.

WHAT:
Teleconference with experts to discuss NOAA’s Ocean Noise Strategy Roadmap.
Please note that this call is for working reporters only.

WHEN:
Tuesday, September 13, 1:00 pm ET
Call-In (U.S.):
1-888-946-7206
Call-in (International): 1-212-547-0309
Passcode: NOISE

WHO:
Jason Gedamke, ocean acoustics program manager, NOAA Fisheries Office of Science and Technology
Leila Hatch, marine ecologist, National Ocean Service Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary
Jolie Harrison, chief, permits and conservation division, NOAA Fisheries Office of Protected Resources

Contact:
Jennie Lyons, jennie.lyons@noaa.gov, 301-427-8013