S Nummela

Summary

Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Scaling of the cetacean middle ear
    S Nummela
    University of Helsinki, Department of Ecology and Systematics, Finland
    Hear Res 133:71-81. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint The anatomy of the killer whale middle ear (Orcinus orca)
    S Nummela
    University of Helsinki, Department of Ecology and Systematics, Finland
    Hear Res 133:61-70. 1999

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. ncbi request reprint Scaling of the cetacean middle ear
    S Nummela
    University of Helsinki, Department of Ecology and Systematics, Finland
    Hear Res 133:71-81. 1999
    ..The mean ossicular density is 2.64 g/cm3 for odontocetes, and 2.35 g/cm3 for mysticetes. The highly mineralized and convex tympanic plate provides cetaceans with a uniquely large and stiff sound collecting area...
  2. ncbi request reprint The anatomy of the killer whale middle ear (Orcinus orca)
    S Nummela
    University of Helsinki, Department of Ecology and Systematics, Finland
    Hear Res 133:61-70. 1999
    ..We propose that this (hypothetical) joint, together with the adjacent structures, forms a lever producing an amplification of the vibration velocity at the level of the oval window...