Tag: Seismic Airgun

A Pulsing Sea – The Effects of Seismic Airguns on Whale Populations

Whales and dolphins use sound to communicate with each other and, in some cases, for the echolocation of prey. Although insufficient research has been conducted to ascertain the detrimental effects of seismic testing on whales, preliminary data shows that almost all cetaceans give seismic airguns a wide berth.