Vessel noise, Salish Sea, Southern Resident killer whale, orca, emerging issues, anthropogenic impacts
Background and rationale for the need of a carrying capacity study that will provide the necessary data to understand what amount of vessel noise is acceptable, while at the same time allowing marine life to maintain healthy populations.
Salish Sea Institute
Williams, R., Elliser, C.R., and Broadhurst, G. (2023). How Much Noise is Too Much for Southern Resident Killer Whales in the Salish Sea? The Case for a Carrying Capacity Study. Salish Sea Institute, Western Washington University.
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