Dr. Peter Marler:
Acoustic communication and learning.
Dr. Peter Slater:
A Tropical Perspective on Bird Song
Detection and discrimination of fish prey by echolocating odontocetes- role of the swimbladder.
Talking Heads- Ancestral origins of the vocal basis of acoustic communication.
Plasticity of adult avian song behavior.
The effects of highway noise on birds.
Acoustic Communication in house mice.
Sound source segregation in noise by goldfish.
Frogs communicate with ultrasound in noisy environments.
The evolution of mammalian vocal communication- Problem spaces and solutions.
Estimating the costs of lost auditory awareness and habituation to noise.
Environmental influences on the evolution of communication systems.
Song complexity in Bengalese finches- From ecology to molecules.
Effects of human-generated sounds onfFish.
Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary acoustic environment
The relative role of vocal and seismic communication within a multi-modal communication network in the African elephant bull (Loxodonta africana).
Language learning studies in pinnipeds- Sonic production and comprehension.
Andrea Megela Simmons:
Analysis of chorus structure in natural bullfrog assemblages.
Matching of echoes to broadcast templates in bat sonar.
Adaptive auditory plasticity in the vocal plainfin midshipman fish-getting in tune for the summer and its implication for acoustic communication.
Intensity and directionality of bat echolocation calls measured in the field.
Auditory stream segregation by the barn owl.
Compensation for noise and vocal production learning.
Sophie Van Parijs:
Using passive acoustic tools to understand long term reproductive ecology of the ice breeding bearded seal faced with a rapidly changing environment.
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