Here, experts in different areas of the field provide an overview of the bioacoustics of whales and dolphins as well as a thoroug...
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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 odontocetes, acoustic communication, psychoacoustics, echolocation and models of sound propagation. Contenu 1 Hearing in Whales and Dolphins: An Overview.- 2 Cetacean Ears.- 3 In Search of Impulse Sound Sources in Odontocetes.- 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 Odontocetes.- 8 Psychoacoustic Studies of Dolphin and Whale Hearing.- 9 Echolocation in Dolphins.- 10 Acoustic Models of Sound Production and Propagation.