David K Mellinger

Summary

Affiliation: Oregon State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) sounds from the North Atlantic
    David K Mellinger
    Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell University, 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, New York 14850 1999, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:1108-19. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Gliders, floats, and robot sailboats: autonomous platforms for marine mammal research
    David K Mellinger
    Coop Inst for Marine Resources Studies, Oregon State University and NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, 2030 SE Marine Science Drive, Newport, OR 97365
    J Acoust Soc Am 131:3493. 2012
  3. pmc Confirmation of right whales near a nineteenth-century whaling ground east of southern Greenland
    David K Mellinger
    Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies, Oregan State University and NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, 2030 SE, Marine Science Drive, Newport, OR 97365, USA
    Biol Lett 7:411-3. 2011
  4. doi request reprint A method for detecting whistles, moans, and other frequency contour sounds
    David K Mellinger
    Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies, Oregon State University and Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2030 Southeast Marine Science Dr, Newport, Oregon 97365, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 129:4055-61. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Tracking beaked whales with a passive acoustic profiler float
    Haru Matsumoto
    Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies, Oregon State University, 2030 Marine Science Drive, Newport, Oregon 97365, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:731-40. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Seasonal presence of cetaceans and ambient noise levels in polar waters of the North Atlantic
    Holger Klinck
    Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies, Oregon State University and Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2030 Marine Science Drive, Newport, Oregon 97365, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 132:EL176-81. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Sounds from airguns and fin whales recorded in the mid-Atlantic Ocean, 1999-2009
    Sharon L Nieukirk
    Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies, Oregon State University and NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, 2030 SE Marine Science Drive, Newport, Oregon 97365, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 131:1102-12. 2012
  8. pmc Near-real-time acoustic monitoring of beaked whales and other cetaceans using a Seaglider™
    Holger Klinck
    Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies, Oregon State University, NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Hatfield Marine Science Center, corrected Newport, Oregon, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e36128. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Long-range underwater vocalizations of the crabeater seal (Lobodon carcinophaga)
    Holger Klinck
    Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies, Hatfield Marine Science Center, Oregon State University, 2030 Marine Science Drive, Newport, Oregon 97365, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 128:474-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Cetacean vocalizations and anthropogenic noise levels in polar waters of the Atlantic
    Sharon L Nieukirk
    Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies, Oregon State University and NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, 2030 SE Marine Science Drive, Newport, OR
    J Acoust Soc Am 132:1950. 2012

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) sounds from the North Atlantic
    David K Mellinger
    Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell University, 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, New York 14850 1999, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:1108-19. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Gliders, floats, and robot sailboats: autonomous platforms for marine mammal research
    David K Mellinger
    Coop Inst for Marine Resources Studies, Oregon State University and NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, 2030 SE Marine Science Drive, Newport, OR 97365
    J Acoust Soc Am 131:3493. 2012
    ..g., temperature, salinity, chlorophyll, pH, O2), and are therefore well-suited for investigating oceanographic and ecological questions. Advantages and disadvantages of these platforms for various applications will be discussed...
  3. pmc Confirmation of right whales near a nineteenth-century whaling ground east of southern Greenland
    David K Mellinger
    Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies, Oregan State University and NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, 2030 SE, Marine Science Drive, Newport, OR 97365, USA
    Biol Lett 7:411-3. 2011
    ..Most calls were northwest of the historic ground, suggesting a broader range in this region than previously known. Geographical and temporal separation of calls confirms use of this area by multiple animals...
  4. doi request reprint A method for detecting whistles, moans, and other frequency contour sounds
    David K Mellinger
    Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies, Oregon State University and Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2030 Southeast Marine Science Dr, Newport, Oregon 97365, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 129:4055-61. 2011
    ..It has also worked well anecdotally for other marine and some terrestrial species, and could be applied to any species that produces a frequency contour, or to non-animal sounds as well...
  5. doi request reprint Tracking beaked whales with a passive acoustic profiler float
    Haru Matsumoto
    Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies, Oregon State University, 2030 Marine Science Drive, Newport, Oregon 97365, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:731-40. 2013
    ..The range tests demonstrated that the QUEphone's beaked whale detections were comparable to that of M3R's, and that the float is effective at detecting beaked whales...
  6. doi request reprint Seasonal presence of cetaceans and ambient noise levels in polar waters of the North Atlantic
    Holger Klinck
    Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies, Oregon State University and Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2030 Marine Science Drive, Newport, Oregon 97365, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 132:EL176-81. 2012
    ..Noise levels might further increase in the future as the receding sea ice enables extended human use of the area...
  7. doi request reprint Sounds from airguns and fin whales recorded in the mid-Atlantic Ocean, 1999-2009
    Sharon L Nieukirk
    Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies, Oregon State University and NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, 2030 SE Marine Science Drive, Newport, Oregon 97365, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 131:1102-12. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Near-real-time acoustic monitoring of beaked whales and other cetaceans using a Seaglider™
    Holger Klinck
    Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies, Oregon State University, NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Hatfield Marine Science Center, corrected Newport, Oregon, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e36128. 2012
    ..Furthermore, the glider is capable of under-ice operation, allowing investigation of otherwise inaccessible polar environments that are critical habitats for many endangered marine mammal species...
  9. doi request reprint Long-range underwater vocalizations of the crabeater seal (Lobodon carcinophaga)
    Holger Klinck
    Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies, Hatfield Marine Science Center, Oregon State University, 2030 Marine Science Drive, Newport, Oregon 97365, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 128:474-9. 2010
    ..This study provides baseline information necessary to develop automated detection algorithms to facilitate systematic screening of extended data sets for crabeater seal vocalizations...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cetacean vocalizations and anthropogenic noise levels in polar waters of the Atlantic
    Sharon L Nieukirk
    Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies, Oregon State University and NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, 2030 SE Marine Science Drive, Newport, OR
    J Acoust Soc Am 132:1950. 2012
    ..Future increases in oil exploration and ship traffic coincident with melting sea ice will increase ambient noise levels, potentially affecting the numerous species of vocalizing whales using this area...
  11. doi request reprint Cetacean population density estimation from single fixed sensors using passive acoustics
    Elizabeth T Küsel
    Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies CIMRS, Oregon State University, Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport, Oregon 97365, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 129:3610-22. 2011
    ..Results are consistent with those from previous analyses, which use additional tag data...
  12. doi request reprint The energy ratio mapping algorithm: a tool to improve the energy-based detection of odontocete echolocation clicks
    Holger Klinck
    Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies, Oregon State University and NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, 2030 Southeast Marine Science Drive, Newport, Oregon 97365, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 129:1807-12. 2011
    ..Results showed that the ERMA-based detector correctly identified 81.6% of the beaked whale clicks in an extended evaluation data set. Average false-positive detection rate was 6.3% (3.4% for Risso's dolphins and 2.9% for pilot whales)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Low-frequency whale and seismic airgun sounds recorded in the mid-Atlantic Ocean
    Sharon L Nieukirk
    Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies, Oregon State University, Hatfield Marine Science Center, 2030 S Marine Science Drive, Newport, Oregon 97365, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 115:1832-43. 2004
    ..Whales were detected by these hydrophones despite its location in a very remote part of the Atlantic Ocean that has traditionally been difficult to survey...
  14. ncbi request reprint Seismic airgun sounds recorded in the North Atlantic
    Sharon L Nieukirk
    Coop Inst for Marine Resour Stud, Hatfield Marine Sci Ctr, Oregon State Univ, 2030 S Marine Sci Dr, Newport, OR 97365, of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105Oregon State Univ, Newport, OR 97365
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:2518. 2009
    ..Results from this dataset will be presented in light of current knowledge of marine mammal distribution and migration patterns in the Atlantic...
  15. ncbi request reprint Animal-borne active acoustic tags: A new paradigm to conduct minimally invasive behavioral response studies?
    Holger Klinck
    Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies, Oregon State University and NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Hatfield Marine Science Center, 2030 SE Marine Science Drive, Newport, OR
    J Acoust Soc Am 132:2009. 2012
    ..Future efforts would increase the sample size, range of acoustic stimuli, and age/sex classes of tagged seals. [Funding from NOAA/NMFS Ocean Acoustics Program.]...
  16. ncbi request reprint A real-time detection system for odontocete echolocation clicks in the low-energy processing environment of an acoustic glider
    Holger Klinck
    Cooperative Inst for Marine Resour Stud, and NOAA Pacific Marine Environ Lab, Oregon State Univ 2030 SE Marine Sci Dr, Newport, OR 97365, State Univ, Newport, OR 97365
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:2548. 2009
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Seasonal variability and detection range modeling of baleen whale calls in the Gulf of Alaska, 1999-2002
    Kathleen M Stafford
    Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, 1013 NE 40th Street, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:3378-90. 2007
    ..Maximum detection ranges in the subarctic North Pacific ranged from 45 to 250 km among three species (fin, humpback, blue), although modeled detection ranges varied greatly with input parameters and choice of ambient noise level...
  18. ncbi request reprint Patterns in the vocalizations of male harbor seals
    Sofie M Van Parijs
    Norwegian Polar Institute, Tromsø N 9296, Norway
    J Acoust Soc Am 113:3403-10. 2003
    ..Combined, these factors suggest that site-specific variation influences the development of vocal structure in harbor seals and these factors may provide evidence for the occurrence of vocal dialects...
  19. ncbi request reprint Depth-dependent acoustic features of diving sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) in the Gulf of Mexico
    Aaron Thode
    Ocean Engineering Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge 02139, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 112:308-21. 2002
    ..A comparison of the received levels for the bottom and direct multipath arrivals indicates that the whales' acoustic directivity must range between 10-30 dB in the 5-20-kHz region...