Underwater Sound Monitoring

Underwater Sound Pressure Monitoring (Hydrophonic Monitoring)

pile driver near harborBECC Company measures underwater sound pressure levels using state-of-the-art hydrophonic monitoring equipment. Such monitoring may be required for inwater and underwater construction projects involving pile driving and other vibration events, to audit against sound levels that have been found to be harmful to migrating or endangered fish and wildlife species (e.g., see the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Hydroacoustic Working Group memo of June 12, 2008, regarding criteria for injury to fish from pile driving).

Using the Instantel Minimate Pro Series 4 and Advanced Blastware software, BECC Company performs underwater sound pressure monitoring and analysis, and provides you with a fully detailed technical report.