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Watch the videos of underwater sound workshop: 5 hrs concentrated knowledge from top experts

If you missed the recent WODA Workshop on Underwater Sound in Relation to Dredging  this is your chance to catch up on 5 hours of knowledge and experience. One delegate said “I enjoyed it tremendously and I have learned a lot”.

The videos and presentations from the packed programme (see below) are now available to access, at your convenience, on the CEDA website. For only €145.00 you can have access to renowned international experts who will provide you with first-hand guidance, on underwater sound in relation to dredging, based on the latest scientific knowledge.

Contact the CEDA Secretariat now at ceda@dredging.org to purchase access.

Don’t forget, if you are an employee of a CEDA Corporate Member or attended the workshop, you can access the videos and presentations for free via the link that has been sent earlier.

Video Recordings and Presentations

Opening and Welcome
Jan Vandenbroeck, CEDA Board of Directors, Société de Dragage International, SDI, France
Paul Scherrer, Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development and Energy (MEDDE), France

Why is underwater sound an important issue and how should sound impacts be assessed?
Dr Frank Thomsen, Workshop Chair, Chair WODA Expert Group Underwater Sound, Senior Marine Scientist, DHI Denmark

To what degree is aquatic life exposed to underwater sound?
Dr Christ de Jong, WODA Expert Group Underwater Sound, Senior Scientist, Netherlands Organisation of Applied Science (TNO), the Netherlands

Dredging sound measurements
Stephen Robinson, National Physical Laboratory (NPL), UK

How does dredging sound affect aquatic life?
Dr Douglas Clarke, WODA Expert Group Underwater Sound, Senior Environmental Scientist HDR, USA

Managing underwater sound: The evolving policy framework
René Dekeling, Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, the Netherlands, Chair EU MSFD expert group TG Noise, co-convener OSPAR working group ICG Noise

IMO's work on underwater noise
Edward Kleverlaan, Head Office for LC/LP & Ocean Affairs, International Maritime Organisation (IMO), UK