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Cetacean & Sound Mapping (CetSound)

Region(s) of Study: Waterbodies / Arctic Ocean

CetSound, or Cetacean & Sound Mapping, consists of two mapping tools: CetMap and SoundMap. Both tools aim to assist in evaluating the impacts of man-made noise on cetacean species, which include whales, dolphins, and porpoises.

Aquaculture application: NOAA is developing publicly available tools for assessment, planning and mitigation of noise-making activities over ecologically-relevant scales.

Contributing partners: NOAA

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