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UEN - Introduction to Underwater Environmental Noise


Do you need to assess the impacts of underwater noise from piling, blasting, dredging and shipping on  marine life?

This course looks at how noise can affect marine animals and provides guidance on the environmental impact assessment process.

Course Duration:

2 days


  • Fundamentals of underwater acoustics
  • Auditory structures and bandwidths of various marine animals
  • Common noise sources
  • Underwater sound and modelling
  • Guidelines for assessment

Who Should Attend

  • Environmental Scientists
  • Environmental Engineers
  • Personnel involved in environmental approvals
  • Government officials

Participants will learn about:

  • Principles of underwater acoustics
  • Underwater noise impacts on marine fauna
  • Fundamentals of underwater noise assessment