surveys

Research finds seismic surveys increase scallops mortality

Tests conducted by researchers from University of Tasmania’s Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies and Curtin University have found that noise from seismic airguns used for marine oil and gas exploration significantly increases mortality in scallops.

US to approve offshore seismic and energy surveys

The US Department of the Interior announced that will resume evaluation of applications from six companies seeking permits to conduct geological and geophysical (G&G) activities in the Atlantic Ocean. The seismic surveying offers better understanding of the offshore areas, including locating offshore hazards, siting of wind turbines, as well as offshore energy development.

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