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Incidental Take Authorization: United States Geological Survey Geophysical Survey in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Summary

NOAA Fisheries issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to USGS to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, marine mammals during geophysical survey activities associated with a the USGS’s Mid-Atlantic Resource Imaging Experiment (MATRIX) survey project in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean.

Project location map

Location of research transect lines and linking lines

Diagram of side view of base configuration (Source configuration 1).

Diagram of side view of base configuration (Source configuration 1)

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 08/17/2020