The Navy Living Marine Resources applied research program is seeking pre-proposals in three topic areas related to underwater sound produced by human activities and its effect on marine life. Topics include hearing measurements in a broad range of marine mammal species, population density estimation from passive acoustic monitoring, and marine species monitoring data collection toolkit development. Potential applicants are encouraged to visit the LMR website , for more information about the LMR program and the solicitation. Federal government applicants are not eligible to submit proposals under the BAA, but will be able to submit proposal statements directly to the relevant Navy Statement of Need. Academic, non-federal government, nonprofit, and private sector submitters should select the Broad Agency Announcement,Solicitation Number N39430-14-R-1464, when submitting their proposal. The BAA can be viewed at the LMR website . All submissions must be made via the LMR website. The solicitation period will close on 16 June 2014 (see website or BAA for official dates and other guidance).