In open water we are surrounded by all kinds of sounds produced by machine, man and animal. The sounds which are produced underwater may not always be able to be heard due weather circumstances, distance or underwater activity yet they indicate a certain event is happening near the sensor. An algorithm has been developed to calculate the distance between the sensor's hydrophone and the object producing the sound underwater. This helps in determining where these sounds come from. Discovering sound locations can contribute to the success of lifesaving missions and can also help with estimating the distance to other events of interest.

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