Salish Sea sonar chronology
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A place to remember what happened when...
- December, 2002?
- January, 2003?
- 04/23/2003: Unknown?
- 05/05/2003: USS Shoup, AN/SQS-53C (V) 4 tactical mid-frequency sonar
- 370+ recorded pings (sonar transmissions)
- Source levels (Val Veirs, Colorado College)
- Descriptions of marine mammal response
- NOAA assessment (PDF)
- Fromm analysis abstract (PNG)
- Pacific Fleet DEIS revision letter (PDF) Mentions how Shoup incident informs Navy acoustic dose-functions and that SQS 53 sonar source level versus transmit angle is classified.