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Title Hearing by whales and dolphins / Whitlow W.L. Au, Arthur N. Popper, Richard R. Fay, editors
Published New York ; London : Springer, [2000]


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 W'BOOL  573.89195 Whi/Hbw  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 485 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Springer handbook of auditory research ; v. 12
Springer handbook of auditory research ; v. 12
Contents Ch. 1. Hearing in Whales and Dolphins: An Overview / Whitlow W. L. Au -- Ch. 2. Cetacean Ears / Darlene R. Ketten -- Ch. 3. In Search of Impulse Sound Sources in Odontocetes / Ted W. Cranford -- Ch. 4. Communication and Acoustic Behavior of Dolphins and Whales / Peter L. Tyack and Christopher W. Clark -- Ch. 5. Acoustics and Social Behavior of Wild Dolphins: Implications for a Sound Society / Denise L. Herzing -- Ch. 6. The Auditory Central Nervous System of Dolphins / Sam H. Ridgway -- Ch. 7. Electrophysiological Measures of Auditory Processing in Odontocetes / William Ford Dolphin -- Ch. 8. Psychoacoustic Studies of Dolphin and Whale Hearing / Paul E. Nachtigall, David W. Lemonds and Herbert L. Roitblat -- Ch. 9. Echolocation in Dolphins / Whitlow W. L. Au -- Ch. 10. Acoustic Models of Sound Production and Propagation / James L. Aroyan, Mark A. McDonald and Spain C. Webb / [et al.]
Summary "In this volume, 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 odontocetes, acoustic communication, psychoacoustics , echolocation, and models of sound propagation."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Dolphins -- Physiology.
Whales -- Physiology.
Author Au, Whitlow W. L.
Fay, Richard R.
Popper, Arthur N.
LC no. 99040947
ISBN 0387949062