Some Instrumentation for Marine Bioacoustics Research

  • Whitlow W.L. Au
  • Mardi C. Hastings
Part of the Modern Acoustics and Signal Processing book series (MASP)

In this final chapter, we will discuss some unique instrumentations used for bioacoustics research. The focus in this chapter will be on instrumentation and not on the data and information that various instruments have collected. In some cases, experiments are in progress as this chapter is being written or have just recently been completed and the results have not been published yet. Many bioacoustics measuring and monitoring instruments tend to be of the one of a kind variety designed from scratch or assembled with different types of modules and equipment not originally designed for the specific purpose that a researcher is interested in. Therefore, researchers must be very innovative, imaginative, and have a willingness to continually look for new technological developments in a variety of fields. In writing this chapter, we take the risk of being dated because of continual and rapid technological development occurring in many fields such as communications, electronics, and...


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hawaii Institute of Marine BiologyUniversity of HawaiiKaneoheUSA
  2. 2.Applied Research LaboratoryPenn State UniversityUSA

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