Test - data from ASCOBANS NR

  1. To which noise registers/databases has your country contributed to date?
  • Contributions to noise registries/data bases are planned as part of the MSFD monitoring scheme. Not contributed to the ICES Impulsive Noise Register since 2017.
  1. Any instances/issues in the reporting period including information on planned or completed significant developments/activities?
  • Within the period from 2016 to 2019, EIA was conducted with regards to the Nord Stream 2 construction and removal of UXOs, in the Gulf of Finland.
  1. Relevant new research/work/collaboration on underwater noise in your country?
  • BIAS project (ended in 2016) and related pages in SYKE:: https://www.syke.fi/enUS/Current/Press_releases/Underwater_noise_in_the_Baltic_Sea_a_ris(41852) • A national report (in Finnish) regarding EMFF-funded three-year underwater noise project coordinated by Finnish environment institute (SYKE) is available per request (harri.kankaanpaa@ymparisto.fi ) • A web link under https://marinefinland.fi/en-US to an interactive underwater sound pressure map based on the aforementioned project is currently being added. • A preview of the map interface is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXLPzZUXM34
  1. Is the perceived level of pressure from underwater noise in your country increasing, decreasing, staying the same or unknown?
  • Unknown.


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Information regarding noise in the period from 2016 to 2019.