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    • Logical and set theory models for gastropod larvae, North American birds and seals of the world 

      Hulburt, Edward M. (2006-05-18)
      Two logically valid models are used to compare the gastropod (snail) larvae of Atlantic and Pacific equatorial oceans with birds of North America. One model is this: if there is an environment that supports many species, ...
    • Long distance passive localization of vocalizing sei whales using an acoustic normal mode approach 

      Newhall, Arthur E.; Lin, Ying-Tsong; Lynch, James F.; Baumgartner, Mark F.; Gawarkiewicz, Glen G. (Acoustical Society of America, 2012-02)
      During a 2 day period in mid-September 2006, more than 200, unconfirmed but identifiable, sei whale (Balaenoptera borealis) calls were collected as incidental data during a multidisciplinary oceanography and acoustics ...
    • Long serial analysis of gene expression for gene discovery and transcriptome profiling in the widespread marine coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi 

      Dyhrman, Sonya T.; Haley, Sheean T.; Birkeland, Shanda R.; Wurch, Louie L.; Cipriano, Michael J.; McArthur, Andrew G. (American Society for Microbiology, 2006-01)
      The abundant and widespread coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi plays an important role in mediating CO2 exchange between the ocean and the atmosphere through its impact on marine photosynthesis and calcification. Here, we ...
    • Longitudinal progesterone profiles in baleen from female North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) match known calving history 

      Hunt, Kathleen E.; Lysiak, Nadine S.; Moore, Michael J.; Rolland, Rosalind M. (Oxford University Press, 2016-03)
      Reproduction of mysticete whales is difficult to monitor, and basic parameters, such as pregnancy rate and inter-calving interval, remain unknown for many populations. We hypothesized that baleen plates (keratinous strips ...
    • Loudness-dependent behavioral responses and habituation to sound by the longfin squid (Doryteuthis pealeii) 

      Mooney, T. Aran; Samson, Julia E.; Schlunk, Andrea D.; Zacarias, Samantha (2016-05-02)
      Sound is an abundant cue in the marine environment, yet we know little regarding the frequency range and levels which induce behavioral responses in ecologically key marine invertebrates. Here we address the range of sounds ...
    • Low frequency vocalizations attributed to sei whales (Balaenoptera borealis) 

      Baumgartner, Mark F.; Van Parijs, Sofie M.; Wenzel, Frederick W.; Tremblay, Christopher J.; Esch, H. Carter; Warde, Ann M. (Acoustical Society of America, 2008-08)
      Low frequency (<100 Hz) downsweep vocalizations were repeatedly recorded from ocean gliders east of Cape Cod, MA in May 2005. To identify the species responsible for this call, arrays of acoustic recorders were deployed ...
    • Low-frequency components in harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) clicks : communication signal, by-products, or artifacts? 

      Hansen, Michael; Wahlberg, Magnus; Madsen, Peter T. (Acoustical Society of America, 2008-12)
      Underwater sound signals for biosonar and communication normally have different source properties to serve the purposes of generating efficient acoustic backscatter from small objects or conveying information to conspecifics. ...
    • Macro- and micro-geographic variation of short-beaked common dolphin’s whistles in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean 

      Papale, E.; Azzolin, M.; Cascao, Irma; Gannier, A.; Lammers, Marc O.; Martin, V. M.; Oswald, Julie N.; Perez-Gil, M.; Prieto, Rui; Silva, Monica A.; Giacoma, C. (2013-09)
      Genetic studies have shown that there are small but significant differences between the short-beaked common dolphin populations in the Atlantic Ocean and those in the Mediterranean Sea. The short-beaked common dolphin ...
    • Maintaining contact : design and use of acoustic signals in killer whales, Orcinus orca 

      Miller, Patrick J. O. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2000-09)
      This thesis presents data on the structure and use of acoustic signals produced by free-ranging resident killer whales. The analysis focuses on signal features that might be useful for animals to maintain contact and ...
    • Managing coastal resources in the 21st century 

      Weinstein, Michael P.; Baird, Ronald C.; Conover, David O.; Gross, Matthias; Keulartz, Jozef; Loomis, David K.; Naveh, Zev; Peterson, Susan B.; Reed, Denise J.; Roe, Emery; Swanson, R. Lawrence; Swart, Jacques A. A.; Teal, John M.; Turner, R. Eugene; van der Windt, Henny J.; International Working Group on Sustainability (Ecological Society of America, 2007-01)
      Coastal ecosystems are increasingly dominated by humans. Consequently, the human dimensions of sustainability science have become an integral part of emerging coastal governance and management practices. But if we are to ...
    • Manatee (Trichechus manatus) vocalization usage in relation to environmental noise levels 

      Miksis-Olds, Jennifer L.; Tyack, Peter L. (Acoustical Society of America, 2009-03)
      Noise can interfere with acoustic communication by masking signals that contain biologically important information. Communication theory recognizes several ways a sender can modify its acoustic signal to compensate for ...
    • A manual for the removal, fixation and preservation of cetacean ears 

      Ketten, Darlene R.; Cramer, Scott R.; Arruda, Julie (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2007-01)
      This chapter is intended as an instructional guide for the removal, fixation and preservation of auditory system tissues of marine mammals. Each section describes procedures for a major ear type for marine mammals. The ...
    • Mapping and assessing variability in the Antarctic marginal ice zone, pack ice and coastal polynyas in two sea ice algorithms with implications on breeding success of snow petrels 

      Stroeve, Julienne; Jenouvrier, Stephanie; Campbell, G. Garrett; Barbraud, Christophe; Delord, Karine (Copernicus Publications on behalf of the European Geosciences Union, 2016-08-22)
      Sea ice variability within the marginal ice zone (MIZ) and polynyas plays an important role for phytoplankton productivity and krill abundance. Therefore, mapping their spatial extent as well as seasonal and interannual ...
    • Marine biotoxins and harmful algae : a national plan 

      Anderson, Donald M.; Galloway, Sylvia B.; Joseph, Jeanne D. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1993-01)
      Marine biotoxins and harmful algae represent a significant and expanding threat to human health and fisheries resources throughout the U.S. This problem takes many forms, ranging from massive "red tides" or blooms of cells ...
    • Marine dispersal scales are congruent over evolutionary and ecological time 

      Pinsky, Malin L.; Saenz-Agudelo, Pablo; Salles, Océane C.; Almany, Glenn R.; Bode, Michael; Berumen, Michael L.; Andrefouet, Serge; Thorrold, Simon R.; Jones, Geoffrey P.; Planes, Serge (2016-10)
      The degree to which offspring remain near their parents or disperse widely is critical for understanding population dynamics, evolution, and biogeography, and for designing conservation actions. In the ocean, most estimates ...
    • Marine mammal necropsy : an introductory guide for stranding responders and field biologists 

      Pugliares, Katie R.; Bogomolni, Andrea L.; Touhey, Kathleen M.; Herzig, Sarah M.; Harry, Charles T.; Moore, Michael J. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2007-09)
      This necropsy manual is designed to establish a base level of profiency in marine mammal necropsy techniques. It is written for stranding network members who do not have a formal pathobiological training and have limited ...
    • The Marine Microbial Eukaryote Transcriptome Sequencing Project (MMETSP) : illuminating the functional diversity of eukaryotic life in the oceans through transcriptome sequencing 

      Keeling, Patrick J.; Burki, Fabien; Wilcox, Heather M.; Allam, Bassem; Allen, Eric E.; Amaral-Zettler, Linda A.; Armbrust, E. Virginia; Archibald, John M.; Bharti, Arvind K.; Bell, Callum J.; Beszteri, Bank; Bidle, Kay D.; Cameron, Connor T.; Campbell, Lisa; Caron, David A.; Cattolico, Rose Ann; Collier, Jackie L.; Coyne, Kathryn J.; Davy, Simon K.; Deschamps, Phillipe; Dyhrman, Sonya T.; Edvardsen, Bente; Gates, Ruth D.; Gobler, Christopher J.; Greenwood, Spencer J.; Guida, Stephanie M.; Jacobi, Jennifer L.; Jakobsen, Kjetill S.; James, Erick R.; Jenkins, Bethany D.; John, Uwe; Johnson, Matthew D.; Juhl, Andrew R.; Kamp, Anja; Katz, Laura A.; Kiene, Ronald P.; Kudryavtsev, Alexander N.; Leander, Brian S.; Lin, Senjie; Lovejoy, Connie; Lynn, Denis; Marchetti, Adrian; McManus, George; Nedelcu, Aurora M.; Menden-Deuer, Susanne; Miceli, Cristina; Mock, Thomas; Montresor, Marina; Moran, Mary Ann; Murray, Shauna A.; Nadathur, Govind; Nagai, Satoshi; Ngam, Peter B.; Palenik, Brian; Pawlowski, Jan; Petroni, Giulio; Piganeau, Gwenael; Posewitz, Matthew C.; Rengefors, Karin; Romano, Giovanna; Rumpho, Mary E.; Rynearson, Tatiana A.; Schilling, Kelly B.; Schroeder, Declan C.; Simpson, Alastair G. B.; Slamovits, Claudio H.; Smith, David R.; Smith, G. Jason; Smith, Sarah R.; Sosik, Heidi M.; Stief, Peter; Theriot, Edward; Twary, Scott N.; Umale, Pooja E.; Vaulot, Daniel; Wawrik, Boris; Wheeler, Glen L.; Wilson, William H.; Xu, Yan; Zingone, Adriana; Worden, Alexandra Z. (Public Library of Science, 2014-06-24)
      Microbial ecology is plagued by problems of an abstract nature. Cell sizes are so small and population sizes so large that both are virtually incomprehensible. Niches are so far from our everyday experience as to make their ...
    • The marine phosphorus cycle 

      White, Angelicque E.; Dyhrman, Sonya T. (Frontiers Media, 2013-05-21)
      Phosphorus, the 13th element to be discovered on our planet, has a rich and varied history spanning match-making, bombs, fertilizer, and pesticides. Entire islands economies (Nauru) have collapsed in the mad hunt for ...
    • Marine plankton phenology and life history in a changing climate : current research and future directions 

      Ji, Rubao; Edwards, Martin; Mackas, David L.; Runge, Jeffrey A.; Thomas, Andrew C. (Oxford University Press, 2010-06-07)
      Increasing availability and extent of biological ocean time series (from both in situ and satellite data) have helped reveal significant phenological variability of marine plankton. The extent to which the range of this ...
    • Marine vertebrate zoonoses : an overview of the DAO Special Issue 

      Moore, Michael J.; Gast, Rebecca J.; Bogomolni, Andrea L. (Inter-Research, 2008-08-19)
      The role of marine birds, mammals, turtles and fish as vectors of infectious agents of potential risk to humans can be examined from a variety of perspectives. The studies in this DAO Special include a broad survey of ...