Effects of underwater explosions on presence and habitat use of harbor porpoises in the German Baltic Sea

TitleEffects of underwater explosions on presence and habitat use of harbor porpoises in the German Baltic Sea
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsSundermeyer, Janne K., Lucke Klaus, Dähne Michael, Gallus Anja, Krügel Kathrin, and Siebert Ursula
EditorPopper, Arthur N., and Hawkins Anthony
Book TitleThe Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life
Series TitleThe Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life
Pagination289-291
PublisherSpringer
CityNew York, NY, USA
ISBN Number978-1-4419-7311-5
EndNote Rec Number12677
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.