International Standard
ISO 18405:2017
Underwater acoustics — Terminology
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ISO 18405:2017
Edition 1
2017-04
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ISO 18405:2017
62406
Published (Edition 1, 2017)
This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2022. Therefore this version remains current.

ISO 18405:2017

ISO 18405:2017
62406
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Abstract

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.

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