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Sound Propagation in the Natural Environment, Animal Acoustic Communication and Possible Impact for Pollination

  • M. J. M. Martens

Abstract

Acoustic communication by and between animals is dependent on the acoustic climate of the environment. Communication is ment to offer a method for sending a message from one animal to another, whether it is for occupation of a territory, attracting females for sexual reproduction as for example in the frog chorus, give warnings to other individuals of the same species in the case of detecting a predator, for detecting food or prey as for example the sonar system used by bats.

Keywords

Sound Source Sound Propagation Sound Field Acoustic Communication Sound Transmission 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. M. Martens
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  1. 1.Department of Biology, Faculty of SciencesCatholic UniversityNijmegenThe Netherlands

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