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sonar of dolphins

by Au, Whitlow, W. L.

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Published by Springer-Verlag in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dolphins -- Physiology,
  • Sonar,
  • Echolocation (Physiology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWhitlow W.L. Au.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.C432 A92 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 277 p. :
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1719574M
    ISBN 100387978356, 3540978356
    LC Control Number92022696

    dolphin (noun): A water mammal with a long snout that is a small member of the whale group. dorsal fin (noun): The fin located on or near the back of a sea creature. echolocate (verb): To send sound waves through air or water that reflect back to the sender to locate distant or invisible objects (prey). See also sonar. The Dolphins of Pern is a science fiction novel by the American-Irish author Anne was the thirteenth book published in the Dragonriders of Pern series by Anne or her son Todd McCaffrey.. The Dolphins of Pern was first published in The cover painting by Rowena Morrill was used again for the biography Anne McCaffrey: a life with dragons (Roberts Author: Anne McCaffrey.

    Book about dolphins with sonar “telepathy” The dolphins in this book manage to communicate with humans as well. Set on land and beneath the oceans, Into the Deep reveals, once again, Ken Grimwood's exceptional talent for blending fantasy and reality. One part thriller, one part spiritual adventure, the exhilarating story at the heart of. monopulse sonar with extensive pattern matching capability and optimal interference rejection. In addition, it offers both binaural receiving and biphonic (or bivocal) transmitting capabilities. As a result, the dolphin has a short range echolocation and analysis capability at less than meters that is not matched by any man-made Size: 7MB.

    Susan Casey's Voices in the Ocean is a book about Delphinidae, a widely distributed family of dolphins that live in the sea, including several species whose common names contain "whale" rather than "dolphin", such as the killer whale and the pilot whales. The book is half scientific and half investigation journalism.4/5. Sonar Advisor Susan Casey is a best-selling author who writes about all things ocean. She explores the fascinating world of dolphins in Voices in the Ocean, huge, wild waves in The Wave, and diving into a whole new realm with sharks in Devil’s Teeth. Sonar advisor Marc Bekoff has written many books on animal cognition and ethology.


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Sonar of dolphins by Au, Whitlow, W. L. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The author is an internationally-recognized expert on dolphin sonar and is thus in a unique position to bring together research on the physiological, mathematical and engineering aspects of Cited by:   This is the first book to summarize modern research in this area, and presents a broad synthesis of this very interdisciplinary subject.

The author is an internationally-recognized expert on dolphin sonar and is thus in a unique position to The extraordinary ability of dolphins to echolocate has fascinated scientists and the public since its discovery in the late 's.5/5(1).

The Sonar of Dolphins: Medicine & Health Science Books @ Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Hello Select your address 3/5(3).

This fascination heightened in the s when oceanariums and aquariums began to use dolphins as show performers to demonstrate their prowess and display how tractable and trainable they were, in part due to their extraordinary ability to echolocate. This is the first book to present a comprehensive and organized treatise on dolphin biosonar.

Soon the alluring but range from auditory pathways and processes, to anatomy of the dolphin's head, to signal pro unfounded myth began to surface that dolphins cessing models, to a comparison of the sonar of are the smartest of animals, with an intelligence approaching and perhaps surpassing that of bats and dolphins.

humans.5/5(2). Soon the alluring but range from auditory pathways and processes, to anatomy of the dolphin's head, to signal pro­ unfounded myth began to surface that dolphins cessing models, to a comparison of the sonar of are the smartest of animals, with an intelligence approaching and perhaps surpassing that of bats and dolphins.

humans. Whitlow W. This is the definitive technical synthesis of our knowledge of dolphin sonar. Au's book combines anatomical, physiological, mathematical and engineering aspects of dolphin sonar. Enthusiastically received by reviewers as a "classic." Dolphins.

Jason Skog — Juvenile Nonfiction. The Sonar of Dolphins. The sonar of dolphins has undergone evolutionary re-finement for millions of years and has evolved to be the premier sonar system for short range applications.

It far surpasses the capability of technological sonar, i.e. the only sonar system the US Navy has to detect buried mines is a dolphin : Whitlow Au. Sonar is also referred to as echolocation, and it provides dolphins with an advantage of hearing and detecting things with precision.

Apart from detecting objects in the water, dolphins also depend on sonar to communicate with one another, including their young. Sonar not only helps dolphins to hear.

A dolphin's sonar process, also used by bats and some whales, is called echolocation. If you've ever heard a dolphin, you'll immediately recognize its characteristic clicks and squeaks. But there's more than meets the ear: Many of the clicks are simply at frequencies too high for the human ear to : Jane Mcgrath.

The extraordinary ability of dolphins to echolocate has fascinated scientists and the public since its discovery in the late 's. This is the first book to summarize modern research in this area, and presents a broad synthesis of this very interdisciplinary subject. The author is an internationally-recognized expert on dolphin sonar and is thus in a unique position to bring.

The Sonar of Dolphins is the first book to summarize modern research on this subject, and presents a broad synthesis of this very interdisciplinary subject. The author is an internationally-recognized expert on dolphin sonar and is in a unique position to bring together research on the physiological, mathematical and engineering aspects of dolphin sonar.

Dolphins produce a variety of clicks and whistles and then listen for echoes in order to navigate and explore their environment. Inspired by the natural sonar of the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus), scientists are developing underwater acoustic systems to solve problems that lie beyond the capabilities of existing er: The dolphin’s sonar allows it to find.

This is the first book to summarize modern research in this area, and presents a broad synthesis of this very interdisciplinary subject. The author is an internationally-recognized expert on dolphin sonar and is thus in a unique position to bring together research on the physiological, mathematical and engineering aspects of the : $ Most marine dolphins have a large repertoire of sounds.

These include pulsed sounds of two general types: those used for echolocation (SONAR) and those emitted in emotional states. Dolphins also emit pure tone sounds called whistles and chirps.

The sonar of dolphins. [Whitlow W L Au] -- The extraordinary ability of dolphins to echolocate has fascinated scientists and the public since its discovery in the late 's. This book summarizes modern research in this area, and presents a.

Dolphins feed chiefly on fish and squid, which they track using echolocation, a built-in sonar that bounces sound waves off prey and reveals information like its location, size, and shape. The Anatomy of Dolphins: Insights into Body Structure and Function is a precise, detailed, fully illustrated, descriptive, and functionally oriented text on the anatomy and morphology of dolphins.

It focuses on a number of delphinid species, with keynotes on important dolphin-like genera, such as the harbor porpoise. Echolocation is the biological sonar used by dolphins and several kinds of other animals for navigation and hunting in various environments. This ability of dolphins.

Scientific American calls military sonar, "rolling walls of noise."For the dolphins, whom researchers have documented as "self-aware," noting that they "call each other by name," this is a brutal and inhumane death sentence.

For whales, such as the great blue, who can communicate over thousands of miles, such sonic stress affects reproduction and. The Sonar of Dolphins. New York: Springer-Verlag, Barnes, Lawrence G. "The Fossil Record and Evolutionary Relationships of the Genus Tursiops." In The Bottlenose Dolphin, edited by Stephen Leatherwood and Randall R.

Reeves, pp. 3 .Dolphin experts are divided over whether the increased use of sonar is directly responsible for the rise in beachings of dolphins, or whether activity such as naval exercises in the area causes them so much stress and fear that they literally try to .Whitlow W.

L. Au is a leading expert in bioacoustics specializing in biosonar of odontocetes (dolphins, porpoises, and toothed whales). He is author of the widely known book The Sonar of Dolphins () and, with Mardi Hastings, Principles of Marine Bioacoustics ().