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Echolocation in bats and dolphins

Echolocation in bats and dolphins

Author: Jeanette A Thomas; Cynthia Moss; Marianne Vater
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2004.
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Although bats and dolphins live in very different environments, are vastly different in size, and hunt different kinds of prey, both groups have evolved similar sonar systems, known as echolocation, to locate food and navigate the skies and seas. While much research has been conducted over the past thirty years on echolocation in bats and dolphins, this volume is the first to compare what is known about echolocation  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanette A Thomas; Cynthia Moss; Marianne Vater
ISBN: 0226684466 9780226684468 0226795993 9780226795997 0226795985 9780226795980
OCLC Number: 50143737
Description: xxvii, 604 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction : A comparison of the sonar capabilities of bats and dolphins / Whitlow W.L. Au --
Vocal control and acoustically guided behavior in bats / Gerd Schuller and Cynthia E. Moss --
New aspects of Doppler-shift compensation in the horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus rouxi / Oliver Behrend and Gerd Schuller --
Sensory-motor behavior of free-flying FM bats during target capture / Willard W. Wilson and Cynthia F. Moss --
Biosonar pulse production in odontocetes : the state of our knowledge / Ted W. Cranford and Mats Amundin --
Comparison of click characteristics among odontocete species / Koji Nakamura and Tomonari Akamatsu --
Structure of harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) acoustic signals with high repetition rates / Willem C. Verboom and Ronald A. Kastelein --
Echolocation in the Risso's dolphin, Grampus griseus : a preliminary report / Jennifer D. Philips [and others] --
Echolocation and social signals from white-beaked dolphins, Lagenorhynchus albirostris, recorded in Icelandic waters / Marianne H. Rasmussen and Lee A. Miller --
Acoustic properties of echolocation signals by captive Pacific white-sided dolphins (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens) / Margaret Fahner [and others] --
Modeling of the click-production mechanism in the dolphin / Nikolai A. Dubrovskiy and Ludmila R. Giro --
The harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) --
modeling the sonar transmission mechanism / A. David Goodson, James A. Flint and Ted W. Cranford --
The ears of whales and bats / Marianne Vater and Manfred Kössl --
Cochlear anatomy related to bat echolocation / Marianne Vater --
Otoacoustic emissions and cochlear mechanisms in echolocating bats / Manfred Kössl, Elisabeth Foeller and Michael Faulstich. The effect of projector position on the underwater hearing thresholds of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) at 2, 8, and 12 kHz / Carolyn E. Schlundt, Donald A. Carder and Sam H. Ridgway --
Central auditory processing of temporal information in bats and dolphins / Zoltan M. Fuzessery, Albert S. Feng and Alexander Supin --
Midbrain integrative mechanisms and temporal pattern analysis in echolocating bats / Ellen Covey --
Sensitivity to interaural time differences in the sound envelope in the inferior colliculus and auditory cortex of the pallid bat / Zoltan M. Fuzessery and Thomas D. Lohuis --
Temporal dynamics of amplitude-tuning of the little brown bat in the inferior colliculus / Alexander V. Galazyuk, Kenneth R. White and Albert S. Feng --
Neural processing of target distance : transformation of combination-sensitive responses / Christine V. Portfors and Jeffrey J. Wenstrup --
Neural mechanisms underlying the analysis of target distance / Jeffrey J. Wenstrup [and others] --
Temporal processing of rapidly following sounds in dolphins : evoked-potential study / Alexander Ya. Supin and Vladimir V. Popov --
Chemical neuroanatomy of the inferior colliculus in brains of echolocating and nonecholocating mammals : immunocytochemical study / Ilya L. Glezer [and others] --
Feature extraction and neural activity : advances and perspectives / Nobuo Suga --
Feature extraction in the mustached bat auditory cortex / William E. O'Neill --
The auditory cortex of the little brown bat, Myotis lucifugus / Donald Wong --
Processing of frequency-modulated sounds in the Carollia auditory and frontal cortex / Karl-Heinz Esser and Arne Eiermann. Corticofugal modulation of midbrain auditory sensitivity in the bat / Philip H.-S. Jen [and others] --
Auditory communication and echolocation in the mustached bat : computing for dual functions within single neurons / Jagmet S. Kanwal, J.P. Peng and Karl-Heinz Esser --
The auditory cortex of the horseshoe bat : neuroarchitecture and thalamic connections of physiologically characterized fields / Susanne Radtke-Schuller --
Modulation of frequency tuning of thalamic and midbrain neurons and cochlear hair cells by the descending auditory system in the mustached bat / Nobuo Suga [and others] --
Relationship between frequency and delay tuning in the FM bat Myotis lucifugus / Donald Wong and Kejian Chen --
Performance and cognition in echolocating mammals / W. Mitchell Masters and Heidi E. Harley --
The significance of multimodal orientation in phyllostomid bats / Uwe Schmidt [and others] --
Frequency processing at search call frequencies in Eptesicus fuscus : adaptations for long-distance target classification? / Boris von Stebut and Sabine Schmidt --
Forward masking and the consequences on echo perception in the gleaning bat, Megaderma lyra / Ilonka Siewert, Tanjamaria Schillinger and Sabine Schmidt --
The relationship of detection thresholds to the number of echoes in the big brown bat, Eptesicus fuscus / Annemarie Surlykke --
Bats learning to use echoes with unfamiliar time-frequency structures / W. Mitchell Masters and Kelley A.S. Raver --
Object recognition by dolphins / Herbert L. Roitblat --
Identity versus conditional cross-modal matching by the bottlenose dolphin / Heidi E. Harley --
Dolphin echolocation shape perception : from sound to object / Adam A. Pack, Louis M. Herman and Matthias Hoffmann-Kuhnt. Ecological and evolutionary aspects of echolocation in bats / Annette Denzinger, Elisabeth K.V. Kalko and Gareth Jones --
Evolution of bat defense in Lepidoptera : alternatives and complements to ultrasonic hearing / Jens Jydell --
Evolution of echolocation and foraging behavior in bats / Hans-Ulrich Schnitzler, Elisabeth K.V. Kalko and Annette Denzinger --
Do echolocation signal parameters restrict bats' choice of prey? / Robert D. Houston, Arjan M. Boonman and Gareth Jones --
Cryptic species of echolocating bats / Gareth Jones and Kate E. Barlow --
Aerial-feeding bats : getting the most out of echolocation / M. Brock Fenton --
Discrimination of prey during trawling by the insectivorous bat, Myotis daubentonii / Robert D. Houston and Gareth Jones --
Energy cost of echolocation in stationary insectivorous bats / John R. Speakman [and others] --
The role of arctiid moth clicks in defense against echolocating bats : interference with temporal processing / Jakob Tougaard, Lee A. Miller and James A. Simmons --
Auditory adaptations of katydids for the detection and evasion of bats / Paul A. Faure and Ronald R. Hoy --
How extrinsic sounds interfere with bat biosonar / Lee A. Miller, Vibeke Futtrup and Dorothy C. Dunning --
Functional aspects of echolocation in dolphins / Denise L. Herzing and Manuel E. dos Santos --
Echolocation recordings and localization of wild spinner dolphins (Stenella longirostris) and pantropical spotted dolphins (S. attenuata) using a four-hydrophone array / Michiel Schotten [and others] --
A case for passive sonar : analysis of click train production patterns by bottlenose dolphins in a turbid estuary / Manuel E. dos Santos and Vítor C. Almada. Social and nonsocial uses of echolocation in free-ranging Stenella frontalis and Tursiops truncatus / Denise L. Herzing --
Variable spectra and nondirectional characteristics of clicks from near-surface sperm whales (Physeter catodon) / William A. Watkins and Mary Ann Daher --
A comparative analysis of the pulsed emissions of free-ranging Hawaiian spinner dolphins (Stenella longirostris) / Marc O. Lammers [and others] --
Clicks produced by captive Amazon River dolphins (Inia geoffrensis) in sexual context / Paula Moreno, Cees Kamminga and Avi B. Cohen Stuart --
High-frequency burst-pulse sounds in agonistic/aggressive interactions in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus / Christer Blomqvist and Mats Amundin --
A biologically plausible framework for auditory perception in FM bats / Mathew J. Palakal and Donald Wong --
Recent methodological advances in the recording and analysis of chiropteran biosonar signals in the field / Stuart Parsons and Martin K. Obrist --
Call character lexicon and analysis of field recorded bat echolocation calls / William L. Gannon [and others] --
Who's calling? Acoustic bat species identification revised with synergetics / Martin K. Obrist [and others] --
Synthetic aperture and image sharpening models for animal sonar / Richard A. Altes --
Biomimetic sonar objects from echoes / Roman Kuc --
An investigation of active reception mechanisms for echolocators / Ashley Walker, Herbert Peremans and John Hallam --
Acoustic simulation of phantom target echoes in dolphin behavioral experiments / Roland Aubauer, Whitlow W.L. Au and Paul E. Nachtigall --
Pinniped sensory systems and the echolocation issue / Ronald J. Schusterman [and others]. Ultrasonic underwater sounds from a captive leopard seal (Hydrurga leptonyx) / Frank T. Awbrey, Jeanette A. Thomas and William E. Evans --
Vocalizations from Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) during diving and foraging / William E. Evans, Jeanette A. Thomas and Randall W. Davis --
Echolocation in insectivores and rodents / Jeanette A. Thomas and Mersedeh S. Jalili --
Potential use of low-frequency sounds by baleen whales for probing the environment : evidence from models and empirical measurements / Christopher W. Clark and William T. Ellison.
Responsibility: edited by Jeanette A. Thomas, Cynthia F. Moss, and Marianne Vater.
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