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Calendar Year 2017
Cont. #: 4362
Balcazar, N.E., H. Klinck, S.L. Nieukirk, D.K. Mellinger, K. Klinck, R.P. Dziak, and T.L. Rogers (2017): Using calls as an indicator for Antarctic blue whale distribution and occurrence across the southwest Pacific and southeast Indian oceans. Mar. Mamm. Sci., 33(1), 172–186, doi: 10.1111/mms.12373.
Cont. #: 4605
Dziak, R.P., J.H. Haxel, H. Matsumoto, T.-K. Lau, S. Heimlich, S. Nieukirk, D.K. Mellinger, J. Osse, C. Meinig, N. Delich, and S. Stalin (2017): Ambient sound at Challenger Deep, Mariana Trench. Oceanography, 30(2), doi: 10.5670/oceanog.2017.240, Published online.
Cont. #: 4597
Küsel, E.T., T. Munoz, M. Siderius, D.K. Mellinger, and S. Heimlich (2017): Marine mammal tracks from two-hydrophone acoustic recordings made with a glider. Ocean Sci., 13, 273–288, doi: 10.5194/os-13-273-2017, Published online.
Calendar Year 2016
Cont. #: 4401
Fregosi, S., H. Klinck, M. Horning, D.P. Costa, D. Mann, K. Sexton, L.A. Hückstädt, D.K. Mellinger, and B.L. Southall (2016): An animal-borne active acoustic tag for minimally invasive behavioral response studies on marine mammals. Animal Biotelemetry, 4, 9, doi: 10.1186/s40317-016-0101-z.
Cont. #: 4524
Küsel, E.T., M. Siderius, and D.K. Mellinger (2016): Single-sensor, cue-counting population density estimation: Average probability of detection of broadband clicks. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 140(3), 1894–1903, doi: 10.1121/1.4962753.
Cont. #: 4478
Nieukirk, S.L., S. Fregosi, D.K. Mellinger, and H. Klinck (2016): A complex baleen whale call recorded in the Mariana Trench Marine National Monument. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 140(3), EL274, doi: 10.1121/1.4962377.
Calendar Year 2015
Cont. #: 4172
Balcazar, N.E., J.S. Tripovich, H. Klinck, S.L. Nieukirk, D.K. Mellinger, R.P. Dziak, and T.L. Rogers (2015): Calls reveal population structure of blue whales across the southeast Indian Ocean and southwest Pacific Ocean. J. Mammal., 96(6), 1184–1193, doi: 10.1093/jmammal/gyv126.
Cont. #: 4162
Dziak, R.P., D.R. Bohnenstiehl, K.M. Stafford, H. Matsumoto, M. Park, W.S. Lee, M.J. Fowler, T.-K. Lau, J.H. Haxel, and D.K. Mellinger (2015): Sources and levels of ambient ocean sound near the Antarctic Peninsula. PLoS ONE, 10(4), e0123425, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0123425.
Cont. #: 4160
Fournet, M.E., D.K. Mellinger, and A. Szabo (2015): Repertoire and classification of non-song calls in Southeast Alaskan humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae). J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 137(1), doi: 10.1121/1.4904504.
Cont. #: 4413
Klinck, H., S. Fregosi, H. Matsumoto, A. Turpin, D.K. Mellinger, A. Erofeev, J.A. Barth, R.K. Shearman, K. Jafarmadar, and R. Stelzer (2015): Mobile autonomous platforms for passive-acoustic monitoring of high-frequency cetaceans. In Robotic Sailing 2015: Proceedings of the 8th International Robotic Sailing Conference, A. Friebe and F. Haug (eds.), Springer International Publishing, 29–37.
Cont. #: 4101
Tripovich, J.S., H. Klinck, S.L. Nieukirk, T. Adams, D.K. Mellinger, N.E. Balcazar, K. Klinck, E.J.S. Hall, and T.L. Rogers (2015): Temporal segregation of the Australian and Antarctic blue whale call types (Balaenoptera musculus spp.). J. Mammal., 96(3), 603–610, doi: 10.1093/jmammal/gyv065.
Calendar Year 2014
Cont. #: 4187
Denes, S.L., J.L. Miksis-Olds, D.K. Mellinger, and J.A. Nystuen (2014): Assessing the cross platform performance of marine mammal indicators between two collocated acoustic recorders. Ecological Informatics, 21, 74–80, doi: 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2013.10.005.
Cont. #: 4142
Dziak, R.P., H. Matsumoto, D.R. Bohnenstiehl, K.M. Stafford, M. Park, W.S. Lee, H. Klinck, M.J. Fowler, T.-K. Lau, J.H. Haxel, and D.K. Mellinger (2014): Sources of long-term ambient ocean sound near the Antarctic Peninsula. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Underwater Acoustics (UA2014), Island of Rhodes, Greece, 22–27 June 2014, 157–165. [PDF Version]
Cont. #: 4249
Risch, D., M. Castellote, C.W. Clark, G.E. Davis, P.J. Dugan, L.E.W. Hodge, A. Kumar, K. Lucke, D.K. Mellinger, S.L. Nieukirk, M. Popescu, C. Ramp, A.J. Read, A.N. Rice, M.A. Silva, U. Siebert, K.M. Stafford, H. Verdaat, and S.M. Van Parijs (2014): Seasonal migrations of North Atlantic minke whales: Novel insights from large-scale passive acoustic monitoring networks. Movement Ecol., 2(24), doi: 10.1186/s40462-014-0024-3.
Calendar Year 2013
Cont. #: 3665
Hayes, S.A., N.M. Teutschel, C.J. Michel, C. Champagne, P.W. Robinson, T. Yack, D. Mellinger, S. Simmons, D.P. Costa, and R.B. MacFarlane (2013): Mobile receivers: Releasing the mooring to 'see' where fish go. Environ. Biol. Fish., 96(2–3), 189–201, doi: 10.1007/s10641-011-9940-x.
Cont. #: 3698
Marques, T.A., L. Thomas, S. Martin, D.K. Mellinger, J. Ward, and P. Tyack (2013): Estimating animal population density using passive acoustics. Biol. Rev., 88(2), 287–309, doi: 10.1111/brv.12001.
Cont. #: 3685
Martin, S.W., T.A. Marques, L. Thomas, R.P. Morrissey, S. Jarvis, N. DiMarzio, D. Moretti, and D.K. Mellinger (2013): Estimating minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) boing sound density using passive acoustic sensors. Mar. Mamm. Sci., 29(1), 142–158, doi: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2011.00561.x.
Cont. #: 3846
Matsumoto, H., C. Jones, H. Klinck, D.K. Mellinger, R.P. Dziak, and C. Meinig (2013): Tracking beaked whales with a passive acoustic profiler float. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 133(2), 731–740, doi: 10.1121/1.4773260.
Calendar Year 2012
Cont. #: 3784
Klinck, H., D.K. Mellinger, K. Klinck, N.M. Bogue, J.C. Luby, W.A. Jump, G.B. Shilling, T. Litchendorf, A.S. Wood, G.S. Schorr, and R.W. Baird (2012): Near-real-time acoustic monitoring of beaked whales and other cetaceans using a Seaglider™. PLoS ONE, 7(5), e36128, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0036128.
Cont. #: 3819
Klinck, H., S.L. Nieukirk, D.K. Mellinger, K. Klinck, H. Matsumoto, and R.P. Dziak (2012): Seasonal presence of cetaceans and ambient noise levels in polar waters of the North Atlantic. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. - Express Lett., 132(3), EL176–EL181, doi: 10.1121/1.4740226.
Cont. #: 3515
Nieukirk, S.L., D.K. Mellinger, S.E. Moore, K. Klinck, R.P. Dziak, and J. Goslin (2012): Sounds from airguns and fin whales recorded in the mid-Atlantic Ocean, 1999–2009. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 131(2), 1102–1112, doi: 10.1121/1.3672648.
Calendar Year 2011
Cont. #: 3607
Klinck, H., and D.K. Mellinger (2011): The Energy Ratio Mapping Algorithm: A tool to improve the energy-based detection of odontocete echolocation clicks. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 129(4), 1807–1812, doi: 10.1121/1.3531924.
Cont. #: 3648
Küsel, E.T., D.K. Mellinger, L. Thomas, T.A. Marques, D. Moretti, and J. Ward (2011): Cetacean population density estimation from single fixed sensors using passive acoustics. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 129(6), 3610–3622, doi: 10.1121/1.3583504.
Cont. #: 3522
Mellinger, D.K., R.P. Morrissey, S.W. Martin, L. Thomas, T.A. Marques, and J. Yosco (2011): A method for detecting whistles, moans, and other frequency contour sounds. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 129(6), 4055–4061, doi: 10.1121/1.3531926.
Cont. #: 3282
Mellinger, D.K., S. Nieukirk, K. Klinck, H. Klinck, and R.P. Dziak (2011): Confirmation of right whales near a nineteenth-century whaling ground east of southern Greenland. Biol. Lett., 7(3), 411–413, doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2010.1191.
Cont. #: 3584
Roch, M.A., H. Klinck, S. Baumann-Pickering, D.K. Mellinger, S. Qui, M.S. Soldevilla, and J.A. Hildebrand (2011): Classification of echolocation clicks from odontocetes in the Southern California Bight. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 129(1), 467–475, doi: 10.1121/1.3514383.
Calendar Year 2010
Cont. #: 3283
Klinck, H., D.K. Mellinger, K. Klinck, J. Hager, L. Kinderman, and O. Boebel (2010): Long-range underwater vocalizations of the crabeater seal (Lobodon carcinophaga). J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 128(1), 474–479, doi: 10.1121/1.3442362.
Cont. #: 3451
Stafford, K.M., S.E. Moore, P.J. Stabeno, D.V. Holliday, J.M. Napp, and D.K. Mellinger (2010): Biophysical ocean observation in the southeastern Bering Sea. Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L02606, doi: 10.1029/2009GL040724.
Calendar Year 2008
Cont. #: 3099
Dziak, R.P., J.H. Haxel, H. Matsumoto, T.K. Lau, S.M. Merle, C.E.J. de Ronde, R.W. Embley, and D.K. Mellinger (2008): Observations of regional seismicity and local harmonic tremor at Brothers Volcano, south Kermadec arc, using an ocean bottom hydrophone array. J. Geophys. Res., 113, B08S04, doi: 10.1029/2007JB005533.
Cont. #: 3147
Mellinger, D.K. (2008): A neural network for classifying clicks of Blainville's beaked whales (Mesoplodon densirostris). Can. Acoustics, 36(1), 55–59.
Calendar Year 2007
Cont. #: 3077
Dziak, R.P., M. Park, H. Matsumoto, D.R. Bohnenstiehl, J.H. Haxel, D.K. Mellinger, K. Stafford, and W.S. Lee (2007): Hydroacoustic monitoring of the Bransfield Strait and Drake Passage, Antarctica: A first analysis of seafloor seismicity, cryogenic acoustic sources, and cetacean vocalizations. In Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Antarctic and Earth Science, Santa Barbara, August 2007, 5 pp.
Cont. #: 3072
Mellinger, D.K., J.W. Bradbury, and K.A. Cortopassi (2007): Acoustic measurement of marine mammal sounds in noisy environments. In Proceedings of the Second International Conference Underwater Acoustic Measurements: Technologies Results, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, 25–29 June 2007, 8 pp.
Cont. #: 2941
Mellinger, D.K., S.L. Nieukirk, H. Matsumoto, S.L. Heimlich, R.P. Dziak, J. Haxel, M. Fowler, C. Meinig, and H.V. Miller (2007): Seasonal occurrence of North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) vocalizations at two sites on the Scotian Shelf. Mar. Mamm. Sci., 23(4), 856–867, doi: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2007.00144.x.
Cont. #: 3116
Mellinger, D.K., K.M. Stafford, S.E. Moore, R.P. Dziak, and H. Matsumoto (2007): An overview of fixed passive acoustic observation methods for cetaceans. Oceanography, 20(4), 36–45, doi: 10.5670/oceanog.2007.03.
Cont. #: 2900
Stafford, K.M., D.K. Mellinger, S.E. Moore, and C.G. Fox (2007): Seasonal variability and detection range modeling of baleen whale calls in the Gulf of Alaska, 1999–2002. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 122(6), 3378–3390, doi: 10.1121/1.2799905.
Calendar Year 2006
Cont. #: 2998
Matsumoto, H., R.P. Dziak, D.K. Mellinger, M. Fowler, A. Lau, C. Meinig, J. Bumgardner, and W. Hannah (2006): Autonomous hydrophones at NOAA/OSU and a new seafloor sentry system for real-time detection of acoustic events. In Oceans'06 MTS/IEEE-Boston, Boston, MA, 18–21 September 2006, 4 pp. [PDF Version]
Cont. #: 2939
Mellinger, D.K., and C.W. Clark (2006): MobySound: A reference archive for studying automatic recognition of marine mammal sounds. Appl. Acoust., 67(11–12), 1226–1242, doi: 10.1016/j.apacoust.2006.06.002.
Cont. #: 2864
Moore, S.E., K.M. Stafford, D.K. Mellinger, and J.A. Hildebrand (2006): Listening for large whales in the offshore waters of Alaska. BioScience, 56(1), 49–55.
Cont. #: 2710
Wright, A.J., J.C. Goold, S.A. Kuczaj, R. Thames, J.J. Newcomb, D.K. Mellinger, and M. Snyder (2006): Bathymetry, meteorology, and diurnal patterns in sperm whale behaviour. In Proceedings of the 2004 Conference of the European Cetacean Society, 5 pp.
Calendar Year 2005
Cont. #: 2784
Heimlich, S.L., D.K. Mellinger, S.L. Nieukirk, and C.G. Fox (2005): Types, distribution, and seasonal occurrence of sounds attributed to Bryde's whales (Balaenoptera edeni) recorded in the eastern tropical Pacific, 1999–2001. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 118(3), 1830–1837, doi: 10.1121/1.1992674.
Cont. #: 2700
Munger, L.M., D.K. Mellinger, S.M. Wiggins, S.E. Moore, and J.A. Hildebrand (2005): Performance of spectrogram cross-correlation in detecting right whale calls in long-term recordings from the Bering Sea. Can. Acoust., 33(2), 25–34.
Calendar Year 2004
Cont. #: 2607
Hayes, S.A., A. Kumar, D.P. Costa, D.K. Mellinger, J.T. Harvey, B.L. Southall, and B.J. LeBoeuf (2004): Evaluating the function of the male harbour seal (Phoca vitulina) roar through playback experiments. Anim. Behav., 67(6), 1133–1139, doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2003.06.019.
Cont. #: 2586
Matsumoto, H., S. Nieukirk, M. Fowler, J. Haxel, S. Heimlich, D.K. Mellinger, R. Dziak, and C.G. Fox (2004): Sound in the sea: Hands-on experience with NOAA VENTS Program. In Proceedings of Oceans 2003 Marine Technology and Ocean Science Conference, San Diego, CA, 22–26 September 2003, 1565–1571.
Cont. #: 2659
Mellinger, D.K. (2004): A comparison of methods for detecting right whale calls. Can. Acoust., 32(2), 55–65.
Cont. #: 2519
Mellinger, D.K., K.M. Stafford, and C.G. Fox (2004): Seasonal occurrence of sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) sounds in the Gulf of Alaska, 1999–2001. Mar. Mamm. Sci., 20(1), 48–62, doi: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2004.tb01140.x.
Cont. #: 2604
Mellinger, D.K., K.M. Stafford, S.E. Moore, L. Munger, and C.G. Fox (2004): Detection of North Pacific right whale (Eubalaena japonica) calls in the Gulf of Alaska. Mar. Mamm. Sci., 20(4), 872–879, doi: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2004.tb01198.x.
Cont. #: 2603
Nieukirk, S.L., K.M. Stafford, D.K. Mellinger, R.P. Dziak, and C.G. Fox (2004): Low-frequency whale and seismic airgun sounds recorded from the mid-Atlantic Ocean. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 115(4), 1832–1843, doi: 10.1121/1.1675816.
Cont. #: 2706
Stafford, K.M., D.R. Bohnenstiehl, M. Tolstoy, E. Chapp, D.K. Mellinger, and S.E. Moore (2004): Antarctic-type blue whale calls recorded at low latitudes in the Indian and the eastern Pacific Oceans. Deep-Sea Res. Pt. I, 51(10), 1337–1346, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2004.05.007.
Calendar Year 2003
Cont. #: 2557
Mellinger, D., and J. Barlow, co-convenors (2003): Future directions for acoustic marine mammal surveys: Stock assessment and habitat use—Report of a workshop held in La Jolla, California, 20–22 November 2002. NOAA OAR Special Report, NTIS: PB2003-104277, NOAA/OAR/PMEL, Seattle, WA, 38 pp. [Full Text]
Cont. #: 2606
Mellinger, D.K., and C.W. Clark (2003): Blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) sounds from the North Atlantic. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 114(2), 1108–1119, doi: 10.1121/1.1593066.
Cont. #: 2608
Mellinger, D.K., A. Thode, and A. Martinez (2003): Passive acoustic monitoring of sperm whales in the Gulf of Mexico, with a model of acoustic detection distance. In Proceedings of the Twenty-first Annual Gulf of Mexico Information Transfer Meeting, U.S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA, January 2002, 493–501.
Cont. #: 2609
Thode, A.M., D. Mellinger, and A. Martinez (2003): Depth-dependent behavioral and spectral features of diving sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) in the Gulf of Mexico. In Proceedings of the Twenty-first Annual Gulf of Mexico Information Transfer Meeting, U.S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA, January 2002, 503–508.
Cont. #: 2605
Van Parijs, S.M., P.J. Corkeron, J. Harvey, S.A. Hayes, D.K. Mellinger, P.A. Rouget, P.M. Thompson, M. Wahlberg, and K.M. Kovacs (2003): Patterns in the vocalizations of male harbor seals. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 113(6), 3403–3410, doi: 10.1121/1.1568943.
Cont. #: 2504
Waite, J.M., K. Wynne, and D.K. Mellinger (2003): Documented sighting of a North Pacific right whale in the Gulf of Alaska and post-sighting acoustic monitoring. Northwestern Nat., 84, 38–43.
Calendar Year 2002
Cont. #: 2004
Charif, R.A., D.K. Mellinger, K.J. Dunsmore, K.M. Fristrup, and C.W. Clark (2002): Estimated source levels of fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) vocalizations: Adjustments for surface interference. Mar. Mamm. Sci., 18(1), 81–98, doi: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2002.tb01020.x.
Cont. #: 2434
Mellinger, D.K. (2002): Ishmael 1.0 User's Guide. ISHMAEL: Integrated System for Holistic Multi-channel Acoustic Exploration and Localization. NOAA Tech. Memo. OAR PMEL-120, NTIS: PB2002-105264, NOAA/Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Seattle, WA, 26 pp. [PDF Version]
Cont. #: 2005
Thode, A., D.K. Mellinger, S. Stienessen, A. Martinez, and K. Mullin (2002): Depth-dependent acoustic features of diving sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) in the Gulf of Mexico. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 112(1), 308–321, doi: 10.1121/1.1482077.
Calendar Year 2000
Cont. #: 1963
Hayes, S.A., D.K. Mellinger, D.A. Croll, D.P. Costa, and J.F. Borsani (2000): An inexpensive passive acoustic system for recording and localizing wild animal sounds. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 107(6), 3552–3555, doi: 10.1121/1.429424.
Cont. #: 1979
Mellinger, D.K., C.D. Carson, and C.W. Clark (2000): Characteristics of minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) pulse trains recorded near Puerto Rico. Mar. Mamm. Sci., 16(4), 739–756, doi: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2000.tb00969.x.
Cont. #: 1910
Mellinger, D.K., and C.W. Clark (2000): Recognizing transient low-frequency whale sounds by spectrogram correlation. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 107(6), 3518–3529, doi: 10.1121/1.429434.
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