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Marc Olav Lammers

Assistant Researcher
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Lammers, M.O., Pack, A.A. and Davis, L. (In prep). “Trends in whale/vessel collisions in Hawaiian waters” To be submitted to theJ. Cetacean Res. Manage.

Lammers, M.O., Stieb, S., Au, W.W.L., Mooney, T.A., Brainard, R.E. and Wong, K. (In prep). “Temporal, geographic and density variations in the acoustic activity of snapping shrimp.” To be submitted to Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser.

Au, W.W.L., Lammers, M.O. and Yin, S. (In press). “Acoustics of dusky dolphins” In: Dusky Dolphins: Master Acrobats Off Different Shores. Eds. Würsig, B. & Würsig, M. Elsevier.

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

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

Au, W. W. L. and Lammers, M.O. (2007). “Cetacean acoustics” In: Handbook of Acoustics. Ed. T. Rossing. Springer-Verlang. 1000p

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.

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.

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.

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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