Active Military Sonar and Marine Mammals: Events and References

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The deployment of active sonar by the U.S. Navy and its potential impacts on marine mammals has been an ongoing issue of intense debate; regulatory, legislative, and judicial activity; and international concern. This report summarizes legal and political events related to active sonar and marine mammals since 1994. This report summarizes some of the more significant recent events pertaining to active military sonar, in particular.

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Buck, Eugene H. & Calvert, Kori November 22, 2005.

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  • Buck, Eugene H. Specialist in Natural Resources Policy; Resources, Science, and Industry Division
  • Calvert, Kori Information Research Specialist; Knowledge Services Group

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The deployment of active sonar by the U.S. Navy and its potential impacts on marine mammals has been an ongoing issue of intense debate; regulatory, legislative, and judicial activity; and international concern. This report summarizes legal and political events related to active sonar and marine mammals since 1994. This report summarizes some of the more significant recent events pertaining to active military sonar, in particular.

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14 pages.

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  • November 22, 2005

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  • June 1, 2006, 12:54 p.m.

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Buck, Eugene H. & Calvert, Kori. Active Military Sonar and Marine Mammals: Events and References, report, November 22, 2005; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs8633/: accessed March 1, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.