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Discovery of Sound in the Sea
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  • Akamatsu, T., Wang, D., Wang, K., and Wei, Z. 2001, "Comparison between visual and passive acoustic detection of finless porpoises in the Yangtze River, China." Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 109(4), 1723-1727. 
  • Barlow, J., and Taylor, B.L. 2005, "Estimates of sperm whale abundance in the Northeastern temperate Pacific from a combined acoustic and visual survey." Marine Mammal Science. 21(3), 429-445. 
  • Clark, C.W., Brown, M. W., and Corkeron, P. 2010, "Visual and acoustic surveys for North Atlantic right whales, Eubalaena glacialis, in Cape Cod bay, Massachusetts, 2001-2005: Management implications." Marine Mammal Science. 26(4), 837-854. 
  • Mellinger, D.K., Stafford, K.M., Moore, S.E., Dziak, R.P, and Matsumoto, H. 2007, "An overview of fixed passive acoustic observation methods for cetaceans." Oceanography. 20(4), 37-45. 
  • Rankin, S., Norris, T.F., Smultea, M. A., Oedekoven, C., Zoidis, A.M., Silva, E., and Rivers, J. 2007, "A visual sighting and acoustic detections of Minke whales, Balaenoptera acutorostrata (Cetacea: Balaenpteridae), in nearshore Hawaiian waters." Pacific Science. 61(3): 395-398. 
  • Thomas, L. and Martin, S., "Methods for estimating the density of cetaceans from fixed arrays of passive listening systems." (Link)
  • Van Parijs, S.M., Smith, J., and Corkeren, P.J. 2002, "Using calls to estimate the abundance of inshore dolphins: a case study with Pacific humpback dolphins Sousa chinensis" Journal of Applied Ecology. 39: 853-864. 
  • Wade, P., Heide-Jorgensen, M. P., Shelden, K., Barlow, J., Carretta, J., Durban, J., LeDuc,R., Munger, L., Rankin, S., Sauter, A., and Stinchcomb, C. 2006, "Acoustic detection and satellite-tracking leads to discovery of rare concentration of endangered North Pacific right whales." Biology Letters. 2, 417-419. 
Additional Resources

  • "Density Estimation for Cetaceans from passive Acoustic Fixed sensors (DECAF)" (Link)
  • NATO Undersea Research Centre, "Identifying Marine Mammals." (Link)