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Effects of Underwater Explosions on Presence and Habitat Use of Harbor Porpoises in the German Baltic Sea

  • Janne K. SundermeyerEmail author
  • Klaus Lucke
  • Michael Dähne
  • Anja Gallus
  • Kathrin Krügel
  • Ursula Siebert
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 730)

Abstract

The impacts of high-energy impulsive sounds generated by underwater explosions on individual marine mammals are diverse, ranging from behavioral reactions to injury or even death.

Keywords

Sound Pressure Level Harbor Porpoise Underwater Explosion Test Charge Acoustic Monitoring 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Janne K. Sundermeyer
    • 1
    Email author
  • Klaus Lucke
    • 1
  • Michael Dähne
    • 1
    • 2
  • Anja Gallus
    • 2
  • Kathrin Krügel
    • 2
  • Ursula Siebert
    • 1
  1. 1.Research and Technology Centre (FTZ) WestcoastUniversity of KielBüsumGermany
  2. 2.German Oceanographic MuseumStralsundGermany

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