Researchers Use Covid Pause to Learn About Whale Stress
KSQD speaks with Ari Friedlaender about his Monterey Bay research on whale stress levels during the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Study Reveals COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Vessel Noise in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Abstract: Low-frequency sound from large vessels is a major, global source of ocean noise that can interfere with acoustic communication for a variety of marine animals. Changes in vessel activity provide opportunities to quantify relationships between vessel traffic...
Dr. Brandon Southall discusses importance of research in renewable energy plan for California
With the announcement from the Biden administration of a ground-breaking offshore wind development plan for California, Dr. Brandon Southall weighs in on the importance of researching the acoustic impact on marine life — “We have a reliable and predictable resource,...
Now Accepting Applications for the 2021 Marine Mammal Online Course!
Interested in learning more about marine mammal research and conservation from experts in the field? The California Ocean Alliance invites you to sign up for The Marine Mammal Online Experience (MOE)! This is a unique and engaging one-week online educational course...
Listening to the ocean: Understanding noise pollution in our seas
Featured Article in Oceanographic Magazine: Dr. Brandon Southall shares his thoughts on ocean noise, and the current threats facing mammals.