New publication: Spatial Impact of Wind Farm Construction on Harbor Porpoise Detectability

Ocean Science Consulting is pleased to announce publication of their latest peer-reviewed paper ‘Spatial Impact of Wind Farm Construction on Harbor Porpoise Detectability’, published in The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life. Authors are: Nienke C. F. van Geel, Steven Benjamins, Brett Marmo, Jacob Nabe-Nielsen, Anja Wittich, Denise Risch, Darren Jameson, Victoria L. G. Todd, […]

Marine Strategy Framework Directive – Setting of EU Threshold Values for underwater sound

In November 2022, the European Union (EU) agreed on, and published, new guidance for assessing and limiting impacts of anthropogenic (man-made) underwater noise. The new guidance was put together as part of Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) 2008/56/EC, which seeks to improve marine environmental policy through community action, including leading scientific research. Two technical documents […]


As you’ve no doubt heard, the UN climate change conference, COP26 (the 26th ‘Conference of the Parties’) has taken place in Glasgow over the past two weeks, where world leaders, scientists, negotiators, and stakeholders from across the globe gathered to discuss how to tackle climate change. Their work was focused on how to achieve net […]

We’re hiring! Marine Acoustic Engineer

We are excited to announce a new opportunity for ambitious graduate in Electronic and Electrical Engineering, or a relevant field covering sensing and instrumentation, to fast-track their career development as a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Associate. The post-holder will lead development of an integrated system for marine mammal mitigation from offshore developments (e.g. windfarm, oil […]

SHUSH Presentation: prediction of marine mammal auditory impact

Ocean Science Consulting Limited (OSC) was delighted to present at the Symposium on High Underwater Sounds from Humans (SHUSH) conference, an exciting virtual event, jointly organised by Sorbonne University and Ocean Ambassadors. This free symposium was created to bring together marine scientists, students, and professionals from a range of governmental, NGO, and research institutes across […]


Ocean Science Consulting Limited (OSC) has been working with Environmental Planning Specialists Inc. (EPS), part of the Montrose Environmental Group, to investigate environmental impacts of decommissioning operations and address associated environmental challenges. This exciting collaboration allows OSC’s clients to benefit from collaboration with a highly qualified group of experts who have pioneered the technique of […]

Publication of our article on binning-based inter-click interval data of free-ranging harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena)

OSC is pleased to announce publication of the article Presentation of binning-based inter-click interval data from passive acoustic monitoring of free-ranging harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) (Ruffert et al., 2020) in the peer-reviewed journal International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration (IJAV). This article was co-authored by OSC’s Managing Directors, Dr Victoria Todd and Ian Todd, and […]


‘Shell-ebrations’, it’s World sea turtle day (16th June 2019), the day of Dr. Archie Carr’s birthday, who is considered widely to be ‘the father of sea-turtle biology’. As an American herpetologist, ecologist, and a pioneering conservationist, Dr. Carr focused his career on sea-turtle research, during a time in which little was known about their biology […]


On May 21st and 22nd 2019, Cyprus celebrated the 1992 ratification of Natura 2000 and World Biodiversity day with a special event (Happy #Natura200day).The European Union (EU) Natura network consists of 27,800 sites, covering 18% of EU land and 9.5% of its marine areas. With 63 Special Area of Conservation (SAC) sites in Cyprus alone, […]

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