How is underwater noise affecting marine life? Are windfarms too noisy for fish and marine mammals? What anthropogenic noise is annoying or dangerous for whales, dolphins or seals?

DW-ShipConsult provides the database for answering these kinds of questions by providing measurement data, analyses or sound propagation calculations. 

Our activities include:

  • Planning, execution and processing of underwater noise measurement campaigns at sea
  • Analysis and interpretation of processed underwater sound data
  • Assignment of acoustic signatures to the respective sound source (e.g. the ship or its particularities)
  • Sound propagation predictions (e.g. for airguns, shipping noise, construction noise)
  • Evaluation of different noise mitigation measures
  • Source level measurements (e.g. ships, sonar, acoustic devices)