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Marc Olav Lammers

Assistant Researcher
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Publications

2014

Lammers, M.O. and Oswald, J.N. (in press) "Analyzing the acoustic communication of dolphins" In: Dolphin Communication & Cognition, Herzing, D.L. and Johnson, C.M. eds. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA.

Freeman, S.E., Buckingham, M.J., Freeman, L.A., Lammers, M.O., and D’Spain, G.L. (in press) "Cross-correlation, triangulation, and curved-wavefront focusing of a horizontal, bi-linear hydrophone array for locating biological sound sources on a coral reef." J. Acoust. Soc. Am.

Papale, E., Azzolin, M., Cascao, I., Gannier, A., Lammers, M.O., Martin, V., Oswald, J., Perez-Gil, M., Prieto, R., Silva, M., and Giacoma, C. (In press) "Acoustic divergence between bottlenose dolphin whistles from the Central-Eastern North Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea." Acta Ethologica

Magnúsdóttir, E.E., Rasmussen, M.H., Lammers, M.O. and Svavarsson, J. (2014 "Humpback whale songs during winter in subarctic waters." Polar Biol. 37:427–433

Azzolin, M., Gannier, A., Lammers, M.O., Oswald, J.N., Papale, E., Buscaino, G., Buffa, G., Mazzola, S. and Giacoma, C. (2014) "Combining whistles acoustic parameters to discriminate Mediterranean odontocetes for their Passive Acoustic Monitoring." J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 135:502-512

Castellote, M, Clark, C.W. and Lammers, M.O. (2014) "Dispersal of North Atlantic fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) into the Mediterranean Sea and exchange between populations: Response to Giménez et al." Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom. 2014, 28, 665–667.

Au W.W.L., Giorli, G., Chen, J., Copeland, A, Lammers, M.O., Richlen, M., Jarvis, S., Morrissey, R., and Moretti, D. (2014) "Presence and seasonal variation of deep diving foraging odontocetes around Kauai, Hawaii using remote autonomous acoustic recorders." J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 135:521-530.

2013

Lammers, M.O., Pack, A.A., Lyman, E., and Espiritu, L. (2013). "Trends in whale/vessel collisions in Hawaiian waters" J. Cetacean Res. Manage. 13:73-80.

Hanson, B, Emmons, C., Ward, E., Nystuen, J. and Lammers, M.O. (2013) "Assessing the coastal occurrence of endangered killer whales using autonomous passive acoustic recorders." J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 134:3486-3495.

Papale, E., Azzolin, M., Cascao, I., Gannier, A., Lammers, M.O., Martin, V., Oswald, J., Perez-Gil, M., Prieto, R., Silva, M., and Giacoma, C. (2013) "Macro and micro geographic variation of short-beaked common dolphin’s whistles between the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean." Ethol. Ecol. Evol. doi: 10.1080/03949370.2013.851122

Madsen, P.T., Lammers, M.O., Wisniewska, D.M. and Beedholm, K. (2013) "Sound production in echolocating delphinids (Tursiops truncatus and Pseudorca crassidens) is dynamic, but unilateral: clicking on the right side and whistling on the left side." J. Exp. Biol. 216:4091-4102.

Lammers, M.O., Castellote, M., Small, R., Atkinson, S., Jenniges, J., Rosinski, A., Moore, S., Chris Garner, C., Au, W.W.L. (2013) "Passive acoustic monitoring of Cook Inlet beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas)." J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 134:2497-2504

Papale, E., Azzolin, M., Cascao, I., Gannier, A., Lammers, M.O., Martin, V., Oswald, J., Perez-Gil, M., Prieto, R., Silva, M., and Giacoma, C. (2013) "Geographic variability in the acoustic parameters of striped dolphin’s (Stenella coeruleoalba) whistles." J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 133:1126-1134.

Au W.W.L., Giorli, G., Chen, J., Copeland, A, Lammers, M.O., Richlen, M., Jarvis, S., Morrissey, R., Moretti, D., and Klinck, H. (2013) "Nighttime foraging by deep diving echolocating odontocetes off the Hawaiian islands of Kauai and Ni'ihau as determined by passive acoustic monitors" J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 133:3119-3127.

Oswald, J.N., Rankin, S., Barlow, J., Oswald, M. and Lammers, M.O. (2013) "Real-time Odontocete Call Classification Algorithm (ROCCA): software for species identification of delphinid whistles" In: Detection, classification and localization of marine mammals using passive acoustics. 2003-2013: 10 years of international research. Adams, O. Ed. Association DIRAC

Azzolin, M., Papale, E., Lammers, M.O., Gannier, A., and Giacoma, C. (2013) "Geographic variation of whistles of the striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba) within the Mediterranean Sea" J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 134:694-705.

Ou, H., Au, W.W.L., Zurk, L. and Lammers, M.O. (2013) "Automated Extraction and Classication of Time-Frequency Contours in Humpback Vocalizations" Accepted for publication in J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 133:301-310.

2012

Munger, L.M., Lammers, M.O., Fisher-Pool, P., and Wong, K. (2012) "Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) song occurrence at American Samoa in long-term passive acoustic recordings, 2008–2009." J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 132:2265-2272.

Vaughn-Hirshorn, R.L., Hodge, K.B, Würsig, B, Sappenfield, R.H., Lammers, M.O. and Dudzinski, K.M. (2012) "Characterizing dusky dolphin sounds from Argentina and New Zealand" J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 132:498-506.

Castellote, M, Clark, C.W. and Lammers, M.O. (2012) "Acoustic and behavioral changes by fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) in response to shipping and airgun noise." Biol. Conserv. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2011.12.021

Lammers, M.O., Small, R., Atkinson, S., Castellote, M., Jenniges, J., Rosinski, A., Moore, S., Chris Garner, C., Au, W.W.L. (2012). "Acoustic monitoring of beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas) in Cook Inlet, Alaska." In: Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life. Popper, A. N. and Hawkins, A. eds. Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, New York. Pp. 341-344.

Au, W. W. L., Richlen, M., Lammers, M. O. (2012). "The Soundscape of a Nearshore Reef near an Urban Center," In: Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life. Popper, A. N. and Hawkins, A. eds. Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, New York.

2011

Castellote, M, Clark, C.W. and Lammers, M.O. (2011) "Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) population identity in the western Mediterranean Sea." Mar. Mamm. Sci. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2011.00491.x

Lammers, M.O., Fisher-Pool, P., Au, W.W.L., Wong, K., Meyer, C. and Brainard, R., (2011). "Humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae song reveals wintering activity in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands" Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 423:261-268.

Fossa, F., Lammers, M.O. and Orsi Relini, L. (2011) "Measuring interactions between common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) and artisanal fisheries in the Ligurian Sea." Biol. Mar. Mediter. 18: 180-183.

Dudzinski, K., Brown, S., Lammers, M.O., Lucke, K., Mann, D., Simard, P., Wall, C, Rasmussen, M., Magnúsdóttir, E.E., Tougaard, J. and Eriksen, N. (2011). "Trouble-shooting deployment and recovery options for various stationary passive acoustic monitoring devices in both shallow and deep water applications." J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 129:436-448

Wiener, C. and Lammers, M.O. (2010). "Sound & Observation: Listening for Clues Using Real-Life Acoustic Recorders." Am. Biol. Teach. 72(6):365–368.

2010

Au, W.W.L., Lammers, M.O. and Yin, S. (2010). "Acoustics of dusky dolphins" In: Dusky Dolphins: Master Acrobats Off Different Shores. Eds. Würsig, B. & Würsig, M. Elsevier. pp. 75-97.

2009

Hoeke, R., Gove, J., Smith, E., Wong, K.B., Brainard, R.E., Fisher-Pool, P., Lammers, M.O., Merritt, D., Vetter, O.J. and C.W. Young, (2009) "Coral Reef Ecosystem Integrated Observing System (CREIOS): In situ oceanographic observations at the U.S. Pacific islands and atolls." J. Oper. Oceano. 2(2):3-12.

Lammers, M.O. and Castellote, M. (2009). "The beluga whale produces two pulses to form its sonar signal" Biol. Lett. 5:297-301.

2008

Lammers, M.O., Brainard, R.E. and Au, W.W.L., Mooney, T.A. and Wong K. (2008). "An Ecological Acoustic Recorder (EAR) for long-term monitoring of biological and anthropogenic sounds on coral reefs and other marine habitats." J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 123:1720-1728.

2007

Au, W. W. L. and Lammers, M.O. (2007). "Cetacean acoustics" In: Handbook of Acoustics. Ed. T. Rossing. Springer-Verlang. pp. 805-837.

Oswald, J.N., Rankin, S., Barlow, J. and Lammers, M.O. (2007) "ROCCA: A new tool for real-time acoustic species identification of delphinid whistles". J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 122:587-595.

Rankin, S., Oswald, J.N., Barlow, J. and Lammers, M.O. (2007.). "Vocalizations of

the northern right whale dolphin (Lissodelphis borealis)." J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 121: 1213-1218.

2006

Lammers, M.O., Brainard, R.E. and Au, W.W.L (2006). "Diel trends in the mesopelagic biomass community of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands observed acoustically." Atoll Research Bulletin, 543:391-407.

Rasmussen M.H., Lammers M.O., Beedholm K. and Miller L.A. (2006). "Source levels and directionality of white-beaked dolphin (Lagenorhynchus albirostris) whistles". J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 120:510-517.

Au, W. W. L., Pack, A.A., Lammers, M.O., Herman, L.M., Deakos, M. and Andrews, K. (2006). "Acoustic properties of humpback whale song". J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 120:1103-1110.

Lammers, M.O., Schotten, M. and Au, W.W.L. (2006). "The spatial context of whistle and click production in pods of Hawaiian spinner dolphins (Stenella longirostris)." J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 119: 1244-1250.

2004

Lammers, M.O. (2004). "Occurrence and behavior of Hawaiian spinner dolphins (Stenella longirostris) along Oahu’s leeward and south shores." Aqua. Mamm. 30:237-250.

Lammers, M.O., Au, W.W.L. and Aubauer, R. (2004). "A comparative analysis of echolocation and burst-pulse click trains in Stenella longirostris." In: Echolocation in Bats and Dolphins. Eds. Thomas, J., Moss, C. & Vater, M. University of Chicago Press. pp. 414-419.

Schotten, M., Au, W. W. L., Lammers M. O., and Aubauer R. (2004). "Echolocation recordings and localizations of wild spinner dolphins (Stenella longirostris) and pantropical spotted dolphins (Stenella attenuata) using a four hydrophone array." In: Echolocation in Bats and Dolphins. Eds. Thomas, J., Moss, C. & Vater, M. University of Chicago Press. pp. 393-400.

2003 & earlier

Lammers, M.O., Au, W.W.L and Herzing, D.L. (2003). "The broadband social acoustic signaling behavior of spinner and spotted dolphins." J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 114:1629-1639.

Lammers M.O. and Au W.W.L. (2003). "Directionality in the whistles of Hawaiian spinner dolphins (Stenella longirostris): A signal feature to cue direction of movement?" Mar. Mamm. Sci. 19:249-264.

Benoit-Bird, K.J., Au, W.W.L., Brainard, R.E. and Lammers, M.O. (2001). "Diel horizontal migration of the Hawaiian mesopelagic boundary community observed acoustically." Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 217:1-14.

Au, W. W. L., Mobley, J., Burgess, W. C., Lammers, M. O., Nachtigall, P. E. (2000). "Seasonal and diurnal trends of chorusing humpback whales wintering in waters off west Maui." Mar. Mamm. Sci. 16:530-544.

Aubauer, R., Lammers, M. O. and Au, W. W. L. (2000). "One-hydrophone method of estimating distance and depth of phonating dolphins in shallow water." J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 107:2744-2749.

Au, W. W. L., Lammers, M. O. and Aubauer, R. (1999). "A Portable Broadband Data Acquisition System for field studies in bioacoustics," Mar. Mamm. Sci. 15:526-531.

 

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