Sofie M. Van Parijs

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INTRODUCTION The concept of acoustic interference is familiar to anyone who has tried to have a conversation in a noisy restaurant or to listen for the ring of a phone in another room through the acoustic clutter from a nearby television. In such situations the collective noise from many sources or the clutter of voices coming from a single location may(More)
This chapter will provide a review of the acoustic behaviour of polar pinnipeds. It will also present a detailed update of new and emerging passive acoustic technologies and how these can further the study of behaviour for polar marine mammals. Both Arctic and Antarctic pinnipeds are known to exhibit a range of adaptations which enable them to survive and(More)
In this review, we combine existing published and unpublished information along with expert judgment to identify and support the delineation of 28 Biologically Important Areas (BIAs) in U.S. waters along the West Coast for blue whales, gray whales, humpback whales, and harbor porpoises. BIAs for blue whales and humpback whales are based on high(More)
Individually stereotyped vocalizations often play an important role in relocation of offspring in gregarious breeders. In phocids, mothers often alternate between foraging at sea and attending their pup. Pup calls are individually distinctive in various phocid species. However, experimental evidence for maternal recognition is rare. In this study, we(More)
It will be available in PDF format so that a paper copy can be easily printed out. It may subsequently be issued on paper as well. If it is issued on paper, then copies would be available from: Sound is the primary means by which many marine organisms convey and sense information over any appreciable spatial scale. Acoustic sensing is an optimal means for(More)
1963. Olfactory perception in migrating salmon. III. Stimulants for adult sockeye salmon (Oncorhyn-chus nerka) in home stream waters. J. Fish. Res. 1961. Olfactory perception in migrating salmon. II. Studies on a laboratory bio-assay for home-stream water and mammalian repellent. Can. J. 896 A TEMPORARILY ANOXIC WATER MASS IN AN ALASKA ESTUARY Anoxic marine(More)
Overarching goals for this work aim to advance the state of the art for detection, classification and localization (DCL) in the field of bioacoustics. This goal is primarily achieved by building a generic framework for detection-classification (DC) using a fast, efficient and scalable architecture, demonstrating the capabilities of this system using on a(More)
We aim to investigate advancing the state of the art of detection, classification and localization (DCL) in the field of bioacoustics. The two primary goals are to develop transferable technologies for detection and classification in: (1) the area of advanced algorithms, such as deep learning and other methods; and (2) advanced systems, capable of real-time(More)