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2018
Friday, April 6th
8:30 AM

Collaborating to Reduce Impacts of Underwater Noise from Vessels on SKRW: Biological Impacts of Underwater Noise from Vessels

Capturing Information on Vessels and Cetaceans: developing a passive monitoring system for Boundary Pass

Lauren McWhinnie, Univ. of Victoria, Canada
Patrick O'Hara, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canada
Gregory O'Hagan, Univ. of Victoria, Canada
Molly Fraser, Univ. of Victoria, Canada
Sarah Berry, Univ. of Victoria, Canada
Leh Smallshaw, Univ. of Victoria, Canada
Norma Serra-Sogas, Univ. of Victoria, Canada
Rosaline Canessa, Univ. of Victoria, Canada

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

8:45 AM

Collaborating to Reduce Impacts of Underwater Noise from Vessels on SKRW: Biological Impacts of Underwater Noise from Vessels

Commercial ship versus whale watch boat noise: relative effects on Southern Resident killer whales

Jason Wood, SMRU Consulting, United States
Dominic Tollit, SMRU Consulting, Canada
Ruth Joy, SMRU Consulting, Canada
Nicole Koshure, Hemmera Envirichem, Canada
Alex MacGilivray, JASCO Applied Sciences, Canada
Krista Trounce, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, Canada
Orla Robinson, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, Canada

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Collaborating to Reduce Impacts of Underwater Noise from Vessels on SKRW: Biological Impacts of Underwater Noise from Vessels

High-resolution archival tags provide new insights into the underwater foraging and echolocation behavior of resident killer whales capturing Pacific salmon

Brianna Wright, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canada

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Collaborating to Reduce Impacts of Underwater Noise from Vessels on SKRW: Biological Impacts of Underwater Noise from Vessels

Using DTAGs to understand sound use, behavior, and vessel and associated noise effects in Southern Resident killer whales

Marla Holt, Northwest Fisheries Science Ctr., United States
Brad Hanson, Northwest Fisheries Science Ctr., United States
Candice K. Emmons, Northwest Fisheries Science Ctr., United States
Deborah A. Giles, Univ. of California, Davis, United States
Jeff Hogan, Cascadia Research Collective, United States
Jennifer Tennessen, ERT/Lynker, United States

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

9:30 AM

Collaborating to Reduce Impacts of Underwater Noise from Vessels on SKRW: Biological Impacts of Underwater Noise from Vessels

Multi-sensor archival tags on southern resident killer whales reveal patterns in kinematic behavior during subsurface foraging in the Salish Sea

Jennifer Tennessen, NOAA, United States
Marla M. Holt, NOAA, United States
Brad Hanson, NOAA, United States
Candice K. Emmons, NOAA, United States
Deborah A. Giles, Ctr. for Whale Research, United States
Jeff Hogan, Killer Whale Tales, United States

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM

Collaborating to Reduce Impacts of Underwater Noise from Vessels on SKRW: Biological Impacts of Underwater Noise from Vessels

Quiet time for orcas: noise reduction strategies that can assist orca in their foraging and communication

Val Veirs, Beam Reach Marine Science and Sustainability School, United States
Scott Veirs, Beam Reach Marine Science and Sustainability School, United States
Lauren McWhinnie, Univ. of Victoria, Canada
Patrick O'Hara, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canada
Gregory O'Hagan, Univ. of Victoria, Canada

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

10:30 AM

Collaborating to Reduce Impacts of Underwater Noise from Vessels on SKRW: Understanding and Managing Underwater Noise from Vessel Activities

Understanding and managing underwater noise: results from the Haro Strait vessel slowdown trial

Krista Trounce, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, Canada

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

10:45 AM

Collaborating to Reduce Impacts of Underwater Noise from Vessels on SKRW: Understanding and Managing Underwater Noise from Vessel Activities

Washington State Ferries: update on ferry vessel noise in the Salish Sea

Richard Huey, Washington State Ferries, United States
Leslie James, British Columbia Ferries, Canada
Greg Peterson, British Columbia Ferries, Canada

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Collaborating to Reduce Impacts of Underwater Noise from Vessels on SKRW: Understanding and Managing Underwater Noise from Vessel Activities

Quantifying marine vessel traffic from aerial surveys in the Salish Sea

Norma Serra-Sogas, Univ. of Victoria, Canada
Patrick O'Hara, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canada
Rosaline Canessa, Univ. of Victoria, Canada
Lauren McWhinnie, Univ. of Victoria, Canada

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

11:15 AM

Collaborating to Reduce Impacts of Underwater Noise from Vessels on SKRW: Understanding and Managing Underwater Noise from Vessel Activities

Characterizing underwater radiated noise from Pacific Whale Watch Association vessels

David Hannay, JASCO Applied Sciences, Canada
Brett Soberg, Eagle Wing Tours Ltd., Canada

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Collaborating to Reduce Impacts of Underwater Noise from Vessels on SKRW: Understanding and Managing Underwater Noise from Vessel Activities

Did the rules work? An assessment on the effectiveness of federal vessel regulations for Southern Resident killer whales

Teresa Mongillo, NOAA Fisheries, United States
Grace Ferrara, NOAA Fisheries, United States
Lynne Barre, NOAA Fisheries, United States

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

11:45 AM

Collaborating to Reduce Impacts of Underwater Noise from Vessels on SKRW: Understanding and Managing Underwater Noise from Vessel Activities

Understanding and managing underwater noise from vessel activities

Michelle Sanders, Transport Canada, Canada
Jeff Pelton, Transport Canada, Canada

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM