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D9 Underwater noise studies in the Gulf of Lions region


Sound is a dominant feature of the underwater marine environment because of natural (biological sources, underwater earthquakes, wind) and human-made (anthropogenic) sound sources. Underwater noise anthropogenic sources are commonly related...

  • Aug 2022

Enabling conditions for effective marine spatial planning

Marine Policy, Volume 143

As marine spatial planning (MSP) continues to gain global prominence as an approach to ocean governance, planners and other stakeholders are eager to evaluate its social and ecological outcomes and...

  • Aug 2022