Seventh Framework Programme SONIC
Ship Underwater Radiated Noise Database

Terms of Use

Terms of Use

The SONIC Ship Radiated Noise Database is maintained for your personal use and viewing. The access and use of the website constitutes your acceptance of the below terms and conditions. They take effect from the date on which you first use this website.

Important disclaimer

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Notes on Limitations

  • Scientific observations are made according to the prevailing understanding of the subject at the time. The quality of such observations may be affected by subsequent advances in knowledge, improved methods of interpretation, and better access to sampling locations.
  • Raw data may have been transcribed from analogue to digital format. Although such processes are subjected to quality control to ensure reliability where possible, this process may introduce some errors.
  • Data may have been added by third parties and may not have been subject to any verification or other quality control process.
  • The data, information and related records supplied by third parties should not be taken as a substitute for specialist interpretations, professional advice and/or detailed site investigations. You must seek professional advice before making technical interpretations on the basis of the materials provided on this database.

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