SOCAL-10 Project Report

SOCAL-BRS 10 Report CoverA report on the behavioral responses of whales to playback of sonar sounds was released in Feburary, 2011. The SOCAL‐10 project is the first phase of a 5 year scientific research project intended to provide a better understanding of marine mammal behavior to human sound, particularly military sonar, and to provide direct scientific data for the Navy and regulatory agencies in order to estimate risk and minimize adverse effects. 21 different marine mammal species will be observed, photographed and tracked in the Southern California Bight. Download the full report, Biological and Behavioral Response Studies of Marine Mammals in Southern California, 2010 (“SOCAL‐10”) Project Report  or the SOCAL 10 Project Summary (***) Summary from Southall.