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Hearing by Whales and Dolphins

Author: Whitlow W L Au; Richard R Fay; Arthur N Popper
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint : Springer, 2000.
Series: Springer handbook of auditory research, 12.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Bibliographic data : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cetaceans inhabit oceans, seas and even some rivers throughout the world. Hearing and sound production are thought to serve crucial functions in the behavior, natural history or life cycle of all of these animals. Although difficulties in studying large aquatic animals have limited experimental auditory research on many species, knowledge about the acoustic behavior of these animals has been increasing dramatically.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Bibliographic data, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Whitlow W L Au; Richard R Fay; Arthur N Popper
ISBN: 9781461211501 1461211506 9781461270249 1461270243
OCLC Number: 840278009
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (XVI, 485 pages 153 illustrations)
Contents: Hearing in Whales and Dolphins: An Overview --
Whitlow W.L. Au --
Cetacean Ears --
Darlene R. Ketten --
In Search of Impulse Sound Sources in Odontocetes --
Ted W. Cranford --
Communication and Acoustic Behavior of Dolphins and Whales --
Acoustics and Social Behavior of Wild Dolphins: Implications for a Sound Society --
Denise L. Herzing --
The Auditory Central Nervous System of Dolphins --
Sam H. Ridgway --
Electrophysiological Measures of Auditory Processing in Odontocetes --
William F. Dolphin --
Psychoacoustic Studies of Dolphin and Whale Hearing --
Paul. E. Nachtigall, David W. Lemonds, Herbert L. Roitblat --
Echolocation in Dolphins --
Whitlow W.L. Au --
Acoustic Models of Sound Production and Propagation --
James Aroyan, Mark A. McDonald, S.C. Webb, J.A. Hildebrand, David Clark, Joy S. Reidenbert.
Series Title: Springer handbook of auditory research, 12.
Responsibility: edited by Whitlow W.L. Au, Richard R. Fay, Arthur N. Popper.

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Topics covered include the structure and function of cetacean auditory systems, the unique sound production system of odontocetes, acoustic communication, psychoacoustics, echolocation and models of  Read more...

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