Month: August 2012

Ongoing Whale Behavioral Response Study

With as much effort that has gone into understanding how noise impacts marine mammals − and all of the contention that orbits around setting appropriate exposure mitigation levels, we still know very little about which noises (and how much) have…

Video Series: Intro to Odontocetes & Mysticetes

The latest edition to our video series on bioacoustics discusses the distinctions between Mysticetes and Odontocetes (whales, porpoises, and dolphins).  http://ocr.org/portfolio/intro-to-odontocetes-mysticetes/ Enjoy!

New discovery of songful bowheads

It’s always a delight to learn something new about ocean life. Some 40 years ago whale researcher Roger Payne came to understand that Humpback whales sang complex, beautiful, and patterned songs. Their haunting melodies released in an LP as “The…