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Hearing by Whales and Dolphins / Edition 1
     

Hearing by Whales and Dolphins / Edition 1

by Whitlow W.L. Au
 

ISBN-10: 0387949062

ISBN-13: 9780387949062

Pub. Date: 11/20/2007

Publisher: Springer New York

Here, experts in different areas of the field provide an overview of the bioacoustics of whales and dolphins as well as a thorough introduction to the subject for investigators of hearing in other animals. Topics covered include the structure and function of cetacean auditory systems, the unique sound production system of odonetes, acoustic communication,

Overview

Here, experts in different areas of the field provide an overview of the bioacoustics of whales and dolphins as well as a thorough introduction to the subject for investigators of hearing in other animals. Topics covered include the structure and function of cetacean auditory systems, the unique sound production system of odonetes, acoustic communication, psychoacoustics, echolocation and models of sound propagation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387949062
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
11/20/2007
Series:
Springer Handbook of Auditory Research Series , #12
Edition description:
2000
Pages:
485
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

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Table of Contents

1 Hearing in Whales and Dolphins: An Overview.- 2 Cetacean Ears.- 3 In Search of Impulse Sound Sources in Odonetes.- 4 Communication and Acoustic Behavior of Dolphins and Whales.- 5 Acoustics and Social Behavior of Wild Dolphins: Implications for a Sound Society.- 6 The Auditory Central Nervous System of Dolphins.- 7 Electrophysiological Measures of Auditory Processing in Odonetes.- 8 Psychoacoustic Studies of Dolphin and Whale Hearing.- 9 Echolocation in Dolphins.- 10 Acoustic Models of Sound Production and Propagation.

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