64. Denise Risch, PhD: Dolphins, Whale Songs, and Underwater Acoustics
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If studying sound underwater sounds like a quiet activity to you, this episode is a must-listen. Dr. Denise Risch is a marine mammal ecologist currently with the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) studying marine acoustics (sounds in the ocean) and the impacts with marine mammals like whales and dolphins. We chat about how her career has taken her from Europe, to the States, and then to the UK- all studying exciting creatures like orcas and other dolphins and whales. We also chat about her research on renewable energy technologies in the ocean- like wind and tidal energy- and their effects on the denizens of the sea, and how COVID has impacted the oceanic soundscape. Show Notes: marinebio.life/64 Support the show (http://patreon.com/marinebiolife)
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