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Noise Pollution. Kathleen Recinos ETX 36 Sustainable Engineering. Meaning. Form of pollution done by different audio sources that either distract, irritate or damage certain environment. http://pollutionarticles.blogspot.com/2009/10/noise-pollution-definition-and-causes.html. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Ocean Noise Pollution

Noise PollutionKathleen RecinosETX 36 Sustainable EngineeringForm of pollution done by different audio sources that either distract, irritate or damage certain environmentMeaning

http://pollutionarticles.blogspot.com/2009/10/noise-pollution-definition-and-causes.htmlStressful to many animals

can cause problems in predator/prey relation and detection

Can even reduce usable habitats for many sound-sensible animals

And can even result in extinction of some speciesEffects on Wildlife

http://pollutionarticles.blogspot.com/2009/10/noise-pollution-definition-and-causes.htmlEffects on HumansTo much noise can lead to stress, aggression, sleep disturbance, hearing loss, and different other psychological issues

Depending on how much time the person is exposed 100 120 decibels can start to cause hearing loss or pain

General use. Level of loudness

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Ocean Noise Pollution

Disturb the ones that use the sense of hearing as the most important organ of perception

Dolphins and whales commit massive suicides by coming ashore guided by false signals that resulted from noise pollution.Effects on sea animalsSonar blasts of military exercisesBooms from air guns used in oil and gas exploration, Fleets of commercial ships in global seas.How humans affect the ocean

Nature has its own undersea noises. But the new ones are loud and ubiquitoushttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVqv5Y8euiA

Solutions ?