Nova Publishers
My Account Nova Publishers Shopping Cart
HomeBooksSeriesJournalsReference CollectionseBooksInformationSalesImprintsFor Authors
            
  Top » Catalog » Books » Biology » Marine Biology » My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   
Quick Find
  
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search
What's New? more
Hydrometallurgy: Applications, Technology and Research
$73.80
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Information
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Conditions of Use
Contact Us
Bestsellers
01.Advances in Squid Biology, Ecology and Fisheries. Part I – Myopsid Squids
02.Advances in Squid Biology, Ecology and Fisheries. Part II – Oegopsid Squids
03.New Trends in Marine and Freshwater Toxins: Food and Safety Concerns
04.Marine Phytoplankton
05.Dolphins: Anatomy, Behavior and Threats
06.Crabs: Anatomy, Habitat and Ecological Significance
07.Marine Mammal Protection Issues
08.Aquatic Animals: Biology, Habitats and Threats
09.Diatoms: Ecology and Life Cycle
10.Life in the Mediterranean Sea: A Look at Habitat Changes
Notifications more
NotificationsNotify me of updates to Protecting Marine Mammals
Tell A Friend
 
Tell someone you know about this product.
Protecting Marine Mammals
Retail Price: $98.00
10% Online Discount
You Pay:

$88.20
Editors: Marielle de Vries
Book Description:
This book summarizes legal and political events related to active sonar and marine mammals. While strandings and mortality of marine mammals, primarily beaked whales, have been observed in concurrence with mid-frequency sonar operation, additional controversy has focused on the development of low-frequency active (LFA) sonar. Some peacetime use of military sonar has been regulated under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and other statutes due to concerns that active military sonars are operated at frequencies used by some cetaceans (i.e., whales, porpoises, and dolphins), and their high-intensity sound pulses may travel long distances in the ocean. Although mid-frequency sonar has been implicated in several beaked whale strandings, there is scientific uncertainty surrounding the totality of the effects active sonar transmissions may have on marine mammals. This book also addresses the concern regarding environmental effects of ocean noise on three activities – military sonar exercises, oil and gas exploration, and commercial shipping.

This is an edited, excerpted and augmented edition of a CRS publication.


We’ve partnered with Copyright Clearance Center to make it easy for you to request permissions to reuse Nova content.
For more information, click here or click the "Get Permission" button below to link directly to this book on Copyright Clearance Center's website.


Table of Contents:
Preface

Chapter 1. Whales and Sonar: Environmental Exemptions for the Navy’s Mid-Frequency Active Sonar Training, pp. 1-21
(Kristina Alexander)

Chapter 2. Exemption from Requirements and Mitigation Measures, pp. 23-30
(Deputy Secretary of Defense)

Chapter 3. Navy and Marine Mammal Protection Fact Sheet, pp. 31-34
(Chief of Naval Operations Environmental Readiness Division, Washington, DC)

Chapter 4. Supreme Court Decision on Navy Sonar Issue, pp. 35-72

Index

   Series:
      Wildlife Protection, Destruction and Extinction
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2010
   Pages: 6 x 9, 77pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60741-569-5
   Status: AV
  
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
  
Customers who bought this product also purchased
Fisheries, Aquaculture and Marine Mammals:  Interrelationship, Background and Issues
Fisheries, Aquaculture and Marine Mammals: Interrelationship, Background and Issues
Marine Mammal Protection Issues
Marine Mammal Protection Issues
Special Focus Titles
01.Medical Cannabis: Clinical Practice
02.Hemorrhagic Shock: Recognition, Pathophysiology and Management
03.Patellofemoral Pain: An Evidence-Based Clinical Guide
04.Neanderthals in Plato’s Cave: A Relativistic Approach to Cultural Evolution
05.My Patients Were Mummies
06.‘L’Atelier Moderne’: An Exploration of the Collaborative Process Between Performer and Composer in Vocal Music Theatre of the 21st Century (CD Included)
07.The Voice at the End of the Telephone Line: The Psychology of Tele Carers
08.Caught up in the Spirit! Teaching for Womanist Liberation
09.The Transgender Handbook: A Guide for Transgender People, Their Families and Professionals
10.Mastering Science with Metacognitive and Self-Regulatory Strategies: A Teacher-Researcher Dialogue of Practical Applications for Adolescent Students
11.Political Migrations in Poland in the Period of World War II
12.Sociolinguistic Parallels Across Europe: Focus on Lowland Scotland and the Eastern Slavic Countries

Nova Science Publishers
© Copyright 2004 - 2017

Protecting Marine Mammals