Month: August 2011

The International Quiet Ocean Experiment

By the time you might be reading this I will have been conferring with colleagues and associates at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris under the rubric of the “International Quiet Ocean Experiment” (IQOE). The purpose of the meeting is to…

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Ocean Noise on NPR “Living on Earth”

I was delighted to hear bio-acousticians David Mann and Susan Parks get some airtime on the NPR program “Living on Earth” this last weekend. David discusses his work using portable “Audio Evoked Potential” equipment to test the hearing of stranded…

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The Noisy Cost of Power

It has been thoroughly established that harvesting power from fossil fuel is extremely expensive. Global warming and oil spills notwithstanding, from an ocean noise perspective the hydrocarbon industry is responsible for the lions share of marine noise pollution. Most of…

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Acoustic Communication by Animals

Chorusing is usually defined as “acoustic signaling produced collectively by a group of individuals whose activity is clustered in both space and time. It would be nice to expand the definition to cover the possible purpose of chorusing behavior for animals.

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