Marine mammal signals in bubbly water

Leighton, T.G., Richards, S.D. and White, P.R. (2004) Marine mammal signals in bubbly water. In, Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics Symposium on Bio-sonar and Bioacoustics Systems. Institute of Acoustics Symposium on Bio-sonar and Bioacoustics Systems , Institute of Acoustics.


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Marine mammal calls often propagate through bubbly water, be it generated under breaking waves, wakes, or even by the mammals themselves. Two hypothetical circumstances are of particular interest: the possible use of acoustic signals to trap prey in bubble nets; and the
possible ability of dolphin sonar to operate in bubbly water (such as the surf zone) that would confound the best man-made sonar, despite the fact that the dolphins possess ‘hardware’ which is comparatively mediocre

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Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Institute of Sound and Vibration Research > Signal Processing and Control
ePrint ID: 28259
Date Deposited: 02 May 2006
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:16
Publisher: Institute of Acoustics

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