Author Frans Hendrik Lafeber, Thomas Lloyd & Johan Bosschers
Title Supporting silent ships: measuring underwater radiated noise from cavitating ship propellers
Conference/Journal MARIN Report
Month August
Year 2017
Number 121
Pages 20-21

Have you ever had problems talking to someone in a noisy environment such as a busy restaurant? The same happens to marine animals, which use sound to sense and interact with their environment: for communication, navigation, finding prey and even for self-defence. High ambient noise levels, which include a contribution from shipping, have an adverse impact on marine life.