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How is Ocean Noise Affecting Marine Species, Dalhousie University

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The Faculty of Science presents: How Ocean Noise is Affecting Marine Species, and will feature guest speakers from the Dalhousie community.

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In celebration of World Oceans Day, Dalhousie's Faculty of Science presents a virtual panel discussion on How Ocean Noise is Affecting Marine Species.

The panel will include leading ocean experts from across the Dalhousie community:

Moderator: Dr. Fred Whoriskey, is the Executive Director of the Ocean Tracking Network. Fred’s research interests are in fish biology and ecology, and the impacts of exotic species on native ecosystems.

Haley Welsh, is a Policy and Economic Officer with Transport Canada in Marine Safety & Security and is a graduate of the Marine Affairs program.

Hansen Johnson, is a PhD candidate in Biological Oceanography and Marine Bioacoustics at Dalhousie and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution within the MEOPAR-WHaLE project.

Dr. Lindy Weilgart, is an Adjunct, with the Department of Biology and is an Ocean Policy Consultant for OceanCare. She has specialized in underwater noise pollution and its effects on marine fauna since 1993. She also holds her PhD in Biology from Dalhousie University.

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Dalhousie University is internationally known as one of North America’s most welcoming universities. Founded in 1818, we're one of Canada’s oldest universities, attracting more than 18,800 students from around the world. The university blends transformative academic programs with pioneering research on Canada’s East Coast.

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