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Underwater acoustics -- Terminology

ISO 18405:2017 defines terms and expressions used in the field of underwater acoustics, including natural, biological and anthropogenic (i.e. man-made) sound. It includes the generation, propagation and reception of underwater sound and its scattering, including reflection, in the underwater environment including the seabed (or sea bottom), sea surface and biological organisms. It also includes all aspects of the effects of underwater sound on the underwater environment, humans and aquatic life. The properties of underwater acoustical systems are excluded.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2017-04
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 51
  • :
    ISO/TC 43/SC 3
    Underwater acoustics
  • 01.040.17
    Metrology and measurement. Physical phenomena (Vocabularies)
    17.140.01
    Acoustic measurements and noise abatement in general
    17.140.30
    Noise emitted by means of transport

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