New Findings on the Effects of Noise on Whale and Dolphin Behavior

Marine mammals around the world face many challenges due to interactions with people, from overfishing and entanglement to vessel strikes and disturbance from human sounds. Dr. Brandon Southall discusses recent findings from SOCAL‐10, a research project about the effects of noise on the behavior of whales and dolphins.

This presentation was recorded at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History on Jan. 6, 2011. Learn more in Dr. Southall's guest blog post on the Ocean Portal.