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Latest Underwater acoustics Stories

Warm Water Causes Arctic Glaciers To Sizzle As They Melt
2013-11-28 06:11:28

Trapped air bubbles squirting out of disappearing glacial ice causes a sizzling noise that might provide clues to the rate of glacier melt and help researchers better monitor the fast-changing polar environments.

2013-07-30 23:01:03

Fenstermaker's Underwater Acoustic specialists collaborate with the Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development to use advanced technologies and progressive methods in addressing

Ocean Acoustics Changing
2012-10-19 14:07:43

Along with negatively impacting marine life and global climate change, the acidification of the Earth’s oceans could have the unintended side effect of changing the acoustics beneath the water’s surface.

Underwater Noise Pollution Impedes Whale Communications
2012-08-16 06:01:53

According to new research, high levels of background noise have reduced the ability of critically endangered North Atlantic right whales to communicate with each other by about two-thirds.

Are Dolphins Math Whizzes?
2012-07-18 16:42:40

Dolphins can perform complex math equations when hunting, suggesting that these animals are far more skilled mathematically than scientists had previously given them credit for, according to new research published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society A.

2012-07-11 05:35:31

UK scientists will measure the effect on the marine environment and wildlife of devices that harness tide and wave energy using sonar technology that has, for the first time, been successfully deployed on the seabed.

2012-05-11 14:47:31

The following are excerpts of selected lay-language papers.

2012-04-10 10:10:42

The coupled normal mode method is a powerful approach for solving range-dependent propagation problems in underwater acoustics.

2012-03-21 14:35:09

A group of biologists from Denmark and the US led by Jakob Christensen-Dalsgaard, University of Southern Denmark, and Catherine Carr, University of Maryland, have shown that the turtle ear is specialized for underwater hearing.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.