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Recent peer-reviewed publications by JASCO team members. The full text PDFs are provided where available.

2019 Publications

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Sound exposure level as a metric for analyzing and managing underwater soundscapes

Martin, S.B., C. Morris, K. Bröker, and C. O’Neill
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 146 (1): 135-149 (2019)

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Determining the dependence of marine pile driving sound levels on strike energy, pile penetration, and propagation effects using a linear mixed model based on damped cylindrical spreading

Martin, S.B. and D.R. Barclay
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 146 (1): 109-121 (2019)

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Slowing deep-sea commercial vessels reduces underwater radiated noise

MacGillivray, A.O., Z. Li, D.E. Hannay, K.B. Trounce and O.M. Robinson
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 146 (1): 340-351 (2019)

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Displaying bioacoustic directional information from sonobuoys using “azigrams”

Thode, A.M., T. Sakai, J. Michalec, S. Rankin, M.S. Soldevilla, B. Martin, and K.H. Kim
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 146 (1): 95–102 (2019)

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Potential benefits of vessel slowdowns on endangered southern resident killer whales

Joy, R., D. Tollit, J. Wood, A. MacGillivray, Z. Li, K. Trounce, and O. Robinson
Frontiers in Marine Science 6(344) (2019)

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Localizing sources using a network of asynchronous compact arrays

Urazghildiiev, I.R. and D.E. Hannay
IEEE J. Ocean. Eng. (In Press, 2019)

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Western North Atlantic humpback whale fall and spring acoustic repertoire: Insight into onset and cessation of singing behavior

Kowarski, K., H. Moors-Murphy, E. Maxner, and S. Cerchio
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 145 (4): 2305–2316 (2019)

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Acoustic detections of Arctic marine mammals near Ulukhaktok, Northwest Territories, Canada

Halliday, W.D., M.K. Pine, S.J. Insley, R.N. Soares,
P. Kortsalo, and X. Mouy
Can. J. Zool. 97(1): 72–80 (2019)

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Acoustic occurrence and behavior of ribbon seals (Histriophoca fasciata) in the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort seas

Frouin‑Mouy, H., X. Mouy, C.L. Berchok, S.B. Blackwell, and K.M. Stafford
Polar Biology 42(4): 657–674 (2019)

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The presence of large whale species in Clayoquot Sound and its offshore waters

Burnham, R.E., D.A. Duffus, and X. Mouy
Continental Shelf Research 177: 15–23 (2019)


2018 Publications

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Acoustic characterization of exploration drilling in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas

Austin, M.E., D.E. Hannay, and K.C. Bröker
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 144(1): 115–123 (2018)

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An airgun array source model accounting for high-frequency sound emissions during firing—Solutions to the IAMW source test cases

MacGillivray, A.
IEEE J. Ocean. Eng. (Early Access, 2018)

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Analytical and numerical propagation loss predictions for gradually range-dependent isospeed waveguides

Sertlek, H.Ö., M.A. Ainslie, and K.D. Heaney
IEEE J. Ocean. Eng. (Early Access, 2018)

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Assessing vessel slowdown for reducing auditory masking for marine mammals and fish of the western Canadian Arctic

Pine, M.K., D.E. Hannay, S.J. Insley, W.D. Halliday, and F. Juanes
Marine Pollution Bulletin 135: 290-302 (2018)

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Behavioral responses of harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) to sonar playback sequences of sweeps and tones (3.5-4.1 kHz)

Kastelein, R.A., L. Helder-Hoek, S. Van de Voorde, S. de Winter, S. Janssen, and M.A. Ainslie
Aquatic Mammals 44(4): 389-404 (2018)

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Composite underwater noise footprint of a shallow Arctic exploration drilling project

Quijano, J.E., D.E. Hannay, and M.E. Austin
IEEE J. Ocean. Eng. (Early Access, 2018)

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Noise exposure from commercial shipping for the southern resident killer whale population

Cominelli, S., R. Devillers, H. Yurk, A. MacGillivray, L. McWhinnie, and R. Canessa
Marine Pollution Bulletin 136: 177-200 (2018)

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Passive acoustic detection and estimation of the number of sources using compact arrays

Urazghildiiev, I.R. and D.E. Hannay
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 143(5):2825-2833 (2018)

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Population consequences of disturbance by offshore oil and gas activity for endangered sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus)

Farmer, N.A., K. Baker, D.G. Zeddies, S.L. Denes, D.P. Noren, L.P. Garrison, A. Machernis, E.M. Fougères, and M. Zykov
Biological Conservation 227: 189-204 (2018)

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Signals from the deep: Spatial and temporal acoustic occurrence of beaked whales off western Ireland

Kowarski, K., J. Delarue, B. Martin, J. O’Brien, R. Meade, O.Ó. Cadhla, and S. Berrow
PLoS ONE 13(6): e0199431 (2018)

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Singing through winter nights: Seasonal and diel occurrence of humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) calls in and around the Gully MPA, offshore eastern Canada

Kowarski, K., C. Evers, H. Moors-Murphy, B. Martin, and S.L. Denes
Mar. Mammal Sci. 34(1): 169-189 (2018)

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Underwater noise from pile driving of conductor casing at a deep-water oil platform

MacGillivray, A.
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 143(1): 450-459 (2018)

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Unknown beaked whale echolocation signals recorded off eastern New Zealand

Giorli, G., K.T. Goetz, T. Kimberly, J. Delarue, E. Maxner, K.A. Kowarski, S. Bruce Martin, and C. McPherson
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 143(4):EL285-EL291 (2018)

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Using a stationary compact array of acoustic sensors to estimate the motion parameters of sources

Urazghildiiev, I.R. and D.E. Hannay
IEEE J. Ocean. Eng. 43(4): 1134–1142 (2018)


2017 Publications

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Bowhead whale localization using time-difference-of-arrival data from asynchronous recorders

Warner, G.A., S.E. Dosso, and D.E. Hannay
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 141(3): 1921-1935 (2017)

Characteristics of seismic survey pulses and the ambient soundscape in Baffin Bay and Melville Bay, West Greenland

Martin, S.B., M.-N.R. Matthews, J.T. MacDonnell, and K. Bröker
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 142(6): 3331-3346 (2017)

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Effects of 2D seismic on the snow crab fishery

Morris, C.J., D. Cote, B. Martin, and D. Kehler
Fisheries Research 197: 67–77 (2017)

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Long-term passive acoustic recordings track the changing distribution of North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) from 2004 to 2014

Davis, G.E. M.F. Baumgartner, J.M. Bonnell, J. Bell, C. Berchok, J. Bort Thornton, S. Brault, G. Buchanan, et al.
Scientific Reports 7:13460 (2017)

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Maximum likelihood estimators and Cramér-Rao bound for estimating azimuth and elevation angles using compact arrays

Urazghildiiev, I.R. and D. Hannay
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 141(4): 2548-2555 (2017)

Seasonal trends in acoustic detection of marine mammals in Baffin Bay and Melville Bay, Northwest Greenland

Frouin-Mouy, H., K. Kowarski, B. Martin, and K. Bröker
Arctic 70(1): 59-76 (2017)

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Underwater noise from geotechnical drilling and standard penetration testing

Erbe, C. and C. McPherson
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 142(3): EL281-EL285 (2017)


2016 Publications

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Automatic grunt detector and recognizer for Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)

Urazghildiiev, I.R. and S.M. Van Parijs
J. Acoust. Soc. Am.
139(5): 2532-2540 (2016)


Behavioural responses of western gray whales to a 4-D seismic survey off northeastern Sakhalin Island, Russia

Gailey, G., O. Sychenko, T. McDonald, R. Racca, A. Rutenko, and K. Bröker
Endang. Species Res. 30: 53-71 (2016)

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Bowhead whale localization using asynchronous hydrophones in the Chukchi Sea

Warner, G.A., S.E. Dosso, D.E. Hannay, and J. Dettmer
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 140(1): 20-34 (2016)

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COMPILE—A generic benchmark case for predictions of marine pile-driving noise

Lippert, S., M. Nijhof, T. Lippert, D. Wilkes, A. Gavrilov, K. Heitmann, M. Ruhnau, O. von Estorff, A. Schäfke, et al.
IEEE J. Ocean. Eng. 41(4): 1061-1071 (2016)


Gray whale densities during a seismic survey off Sakhalin Island, Russia

Muir, J.E., L. Ainsworth, R. Racca, Y. Bychkov, G. Gailey, V. Vladimirov, S. Starodymov, and K. Bröker
Endang. Species Res. 29: 211-227 (2016)


Ellison, W.T., R. Racca, C.W. Clark, B. Streever, A.S. Frankel, E. Fleishman, R. Angliss, J. Berger, D. Ketten, et al.
Endang. Species Res. 30: 95-108 (2016)

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Quantitative classification of harbor seal breeding calls in Georgia Strait, Canada

Nikolich, K., H. Frouin-Mouy, and A. Acevedo-Gutiérrez
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 140(2): 1300-1308 (2016)

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Short- and long-term monitoring of underwater sound levels in the Hudson River (New York, USA)

Martin, B. and A.N. Popper
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 139(4): 1886-1897 (2016)

Burham, R., R. Palm, D. Duffus, X. Mouy, and A. Riera
Glob. Ecol. Cons. 8: 24-30 (2016)

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The under-ice soundscape in Great Slave Lake near the city of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

Martin, S.B. and P.A. Cott
J. Great Lakes Res. 42(2): 248-255 (2016)

Underwater acoustic behavior of bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus) in the northeastern Chukchi Sea, 2007–2010

Frouin-Mouy, H., X. Mouy, B. Martin, and D. Hannay
Mar. Mamm. Sci. 32(1): 141-160 (2016)


2015 Publications

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Bayesian environmental inversion of airgun modal dispersion using a single hydrophone in the Chukchi Sea

Warner, G.A., S.E. Dosso, J. Dettmer, and D.E. Hannay
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 137(6): 3009-3023 (2015)


Distance from shore as an indicator of disturbance of gray whales during a seismic survey off Sakhalin Island, Russia

Muir, J.E., L. Ainsworth, R. Joy, R. Racca, Y. Bychkov, G. Gailey, V. Vladmirov, S. Starodymov, and K. Bröker
Endang. Species Res. 29: 161-178 (2015)

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Monitoring and impact mitigation during a 4D seismic survey near a population of gray whales off Sakhalin Island, Russia

Bröker, K., G. Gailey, J. Muir, and R. Racca
Endang. Species Res. 28: 187-208 (2015)


Monitoring the gray whale sound exposure mitigation zone and estimating acoustic transmission during a 4-D seismic survey, Sakhalin Island, Russia

Racca, R., M. Austin, A. Rutenko, and K. Bröker
Endang. Species Res. 29: 131-146 (2015)


2014 Publications

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Marine mammal audibility of selected shallow-water survey sources

MacGillivray, A.O., R. Racca, and Z. Li
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 135(1): EL35-EL40 (2014)