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Discovery of Sound in the Sea
This in-depth site defines sound and describes its measurement, behavior in water, and importance to marine life and humans. Extensive audio gallery includes examples of sound production by invertebrates, fishes, marine mammals. Human uses of underwater sound and the technology and applications of acoustic equipment are explained. Profiles of researchers in physical oceanography, marine biology, engineering provides current examples. Teacher resources include reference materials and interactive lesson plans using audio data.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lesson plan
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
Subject:
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
  • Physics
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other use information is unknown. Please consult the resource directly for the latest information.
DLESE Catalog ID: BRIDGE-1351
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: University of Rhode Island
Office of Marine Programs


Publisher: Office of Naval Research (ONR)