Seismic Surveys & Marine Mammals – joint OGP/IAGC position paper (2017)

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This paper focuses on the sound introduced into the marine environment as a result of marine seismic surveys. It examines potential interactions with marine life and how widely-adopted mitigation measures can reduce impact to marine life.

IOGP Report 576

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The oil and gas and geophysical industries are committed to operating in an environmentally responsible manner. This requires thorough attention to the potential impacts on the marine environment, including sounds generated by upstream activity.

This paper focuses on the sound introduced into the marine environment as a result of marine seismic surveys. It examines potential interactions with marine life and how widely-adopted mitigation measures can reduce impact to marine life.

IOGP Report 576

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Theme

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Topic

Environmental Management

Report Number

576

Document type

Report

Publication Date

2017