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Appendix E

Institutions Conducting Research On Acoustics in the Marine Environment (selected)

NAVY SPONSORED STUDIES (Institutions Within the United States):

NOAA: National Marine Mammal Laboratory (NMML)

Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL) - Whale Acoustics Project

Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory (NSMRL) is coordinating the following projects under its Human Diver Low Frequency Sound Research Program-SURTASS LFA:

University of Rochester - Lung Vibration Active Tissue

Georgia Institute of Technology - Lung Vibration

Duke University - Cardiovascular Effects

University of Pennsylvania - Concussive Effects

OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH (ONR)

Ocean Acoustics Program

Biological/Chemical Oceanography

INDEPENDENT RESEARCH

University of Curtin, Australia - Fish and marine invertebrates

Sciaenid Acoustics Research Team at East Carolina University - Sonoriferous Fish

Lund University (Stockholm) - Marine Engineering Geology and Electromagnetism

Southeast Asia Acoustic Research Laboratory

Curtin Centre for Marine Science and Technology (Australia) - Marine Acoustics and Bioacoustics Programs include Assessment of Biomass of Antarctic Krill by Acoustic Monitoring

Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, Washington

French Research Institute for the Exploration of the Sea (IFREMER)

FRS Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen, Scotland

Fisheries Conservation Chair, St. John's Newfoundland

Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway

Maine and Coastal Management, Capetown, South Africa

Maurice Lamontagne Institute (IML), Mont Joli, Quebec

Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole, Massachussets

Southwest Fisheries Science Center, La Jolla, California

ACOUSTIC COMPANIES

BioSonics

HTI

Simrad

SonarData

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS ACTIVE IN MILITARY SONAR RESEARCH AND INVESTIGATION (not comprehensive)

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Earth Island Institute

Friends of the Earth

Cetacean Society International

Ocean Mammal Institute

Animal Welfare Institute

Humane Society of the United States


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