Underwater Acoustics and DisturbanceDevon Thorsell2020-05-20T10:35:16-07:00
Underwater Acoustics and Disturbance
Timeline: December 2019 – November 2020
Sponsoring Agency: WA Department of Fish and Wildlife
A scientific and technical review of the best available science about disturbance and noise impacts to Southern Resident Killer Whales. The committee’s work will inform rule-making for small vessel and commercial whale watching, as requested by SSSB 5577. A virtual workshop to engage additional scientists and experts in the field is scheduled for late April while a stakeholder engagement workshop is scheduled for early May.