Ancona hydrophone

Station Description



The monitoring station Ancona is located south of the Ancona harbor. The maritime traffic is dense with all categories of vessels (cargo, passenger and recreational), and anthropogenic underwater noise pressure is expected to be moderated/high. The point is in shallow water in a Natura 2000 site coastal area, so it is an interesting area for monitoring the impact of underwater noise to marine fauna. This underwater monitoring stations is placed at a depth of 15 meters.