Category: Bioacoustics

Fantastic ocean monitoring website!

Michel André, Director of the Laboratorio de Aplicaciones Bioacústicas (LAB) has developed a fabulous ocean monitoring tool called LIDO – “Listening to the Deep Ocean” that incorporates a number of hydrophones in the Mediterranean, Atlantic, North Sea and Pacific Ocean.…

Noise can confound habitat choices of reef fish

A recent paper in Behavioral Ecology indicates that noise pollution may confuse the recruitment of larval reef fish to safe habitats. Coral reefs set up and interesting quandary for larval-stage reef inhabitants. When they are tiny, their “mother reef” is…

A ‘new’ source of data for sub-lethal noise impacts!

One of the more vexing challenges in understanding the effects of noise on marine animals has to do with assessing the “sub-lethal” impacts that compromise biological functions. These include the impacts from noises that mask or hide biologically significant signals,…

Field Report from the Acoustics Society Meeting

I am spending the week in Baltimore, Maryland with a large aggregation of acousticians – perhaps 2000 folks, presenting papers and conferring about all matters acoustic. (A good collective pronoun might be a “treatment of acousticians…”) The field of acoustics…

Bioneers Radio

This month Bioneers radio will be distributing a radio production taken from the Bioneers 2007 session with Anne Rowley (Oceana), David Helvarg (Blue Frontier) and myself (as host). You can find you station here: http://www.bioneers.org/radio/stations Or listen to the show…