Down-the-Hole Drilling Acoustic Research

This research will address down-the-hole (DTH) drilling noise impacts to marine mammals. Tasks for this research include a thorough literature review on relevant information on DTH drilling, a review of the Sound Source Verification Study Plans and data collection, analysis of the data collected, a draft and final report summarizing the results including recommendations on how to use the data going forward.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $153267
    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Federal Highway Administration

      Alaska Division
      709 West 9th Street,
      Juneau, AK  United States  99802-1648
    • Managing Organizations:

      Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities RD&T2

      3132 Channel Drive
      Juneau, Alaska  United States  99811
    • Project Managers:

      Moller, Shane

    • Performing Organizations:

      Illingworth & Rodkin Inc.

      429 E Cotati Ave
      Cotati, CA  United States  94931
    • Principal Investigators:

      Reyff, James

    • Start Date: 20230307
    • Expected Completion Date: 20241231
    • Actual Completion Date: 0

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01884506
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities
    • Files: RIP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Jun 2 2023 8:10PM