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  • Auditory sensitivity in aquatic animals 

    Klaus, Lucke; Popper, Arthur N.; Hawkins, Anthony D.; Akamatsu, Tom; André, Michel; Branstetter, Brian K.; Lammers, Marc; Radford, Craig A.; Stansbury, Amanda L.; Aran, Mooney T. (Acoustical Society of America, 2016-06-01)
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    A critical concern with respect to marine animal acoustics is the issue of hearing “sensitivity,” as it is widely used as a criterion for the onset of noise-induced effects. Important aspects of research on sensitivity to ...
  • Best practices in management, assessment and control of underwater noise pollution 

    André, Michel; Morell, Maria; Alex, Mas; Solé Carbonell, Marta; Van der Schaar, Mike Connor Roger Malcolm; Houégnigan, Ludwig; Zaugg, Serge Alain; Castell Balaguer, Joan Vicent (2009-06-30)
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    The origin of this work can be found in the project ‘Effects and Control of Anthropogenic Noise in Marine Ecosystems’ in the part relative to legal initiatives. In the first phase of the Report on this Project (December ...
  • Biological and anthropogenic sound sources: effects and control in the European Seas Observatory Network (ESONET) 

    André, Michel; Manuel Lázaro, Antonio; Dañobeitia, Juan José; Rolin, Jean-François; Person, Roland (2008-08-01)
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  • Bio-sonar signal propagation modelling in heterogeneous media with FDTD methods 

    Mas, Alex; Van der Schaar, Mike Connor Roger Malcolm; Delory, Eric; André, Michel (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2008-04-08T15:34:17Z)
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  • Cetacean ultrastructural cochlear imaging through scanning electron microscopy 

    Morell Ybarz, María; Lenoir, Marc; Puel, Jean-Luc; Jauniaux, Thierry; Degollada, Eduard; André, Michel (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-07-20)
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    The control of noise interaction between artificial and biological sources is essential to assess the development of sustainable marine technologies. Therefore, there is an emergent need to conduct morphological analysis ...
  • Changes in 63 Hz third-octave band sound levels over 42 months recorded at four deep-ocean observatories 

    Van der Schaar, Mike Connor Roger Malcolm; Ainslie, Michael A.; Robinson, Stephen P.; Prior, Mark K.; André, Michel (2014-02-15)
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    The growing scientific and societal concerns about the effects of underwater sound on marine ecosystems have been recently recognised through the introduction of several international initiatives, like the International ...
  • Characterisation of the Hamamatsu photomultipliers for the KM3NeT Neutrino Telescope 

    Aiello, S; Ameli, F; André, Michel; Anghinolfi, Marco; Anton, G.; Ardid Ramírez, Miguel; Avgitas, T.; Bertin, V.; Bormuth, R.; Bouwhuis, M.C.; Puricelli, Stefano; Cherubini, Silvio; Coniglione, R.; Mannheim, Karl; Morganti, Michele; Pellegrino, Carlo; Piattelli, P.; Real, Del; Santangelo, A; Sharma, Aniruddh; Trovato, A.; Zaborov, D.; Zúñiga Román, Juan (2018-05-01)
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    The Hamamatsu R12199-02 3-inch photomultiplier tube is the photodetector chosen for the first phase of the KM3NeT neutrino telescope. About 7000 photomultipliers have been characterised for dark count rate, timing spread ...
  • Classification of Sperm Whale Clicks (Physeter Macrocephalus) with Gaussian- Kernel-Based Networks 

    Van der Schaar, Mike Connor Roger Malcolm; Delory, Eric; André, Michel (2009-09-22)
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    With the aim of classifying sperm whales, this report compares two methods that can use Gaussian functions, a radial basis function network, and support vector machines which were trained with two different approaches ...
  • Classification of sperm whale clicks (Physeter macrocephalus) with Gaussian-kernel based networks 

    Van der Schaar, Mike Connor Roger Malcolm; Delory, Eric; André, Michel (2008-11-15)
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    With the aim of classifying sperm whales, this report compares two methods that can use Gaussian functions, a radial basis function network, and support vector machines which were trained with two different approaches known ...
  • Constraints on the neutrino emission from the Galactic Ridge with the ANTARES telescope 

    Anghinolfi, Marco; Anton, G.; André, Michel; Avgitas, T.; Bertin, V.; Bormuth, R.; Puricelli, Stefano; Coniglione, R.; Gleixner, A; Lefèvre, Dominique; Michael, Turner; Pellegrino, Carlo; Piattelli, P.; Sanchez Losa, Agustín; Schnabel, J. (Elsevier, 2016-09-10)
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    A highly significant excess of high-energy astrophysical neutrinos has been reported by the IceCube Collaboration. Some features of the energy and declination distributions of IceCube events hint at a North/South asymmetry ...
  • Dataflow of underwater noise measurements: from OBSEA to EMODnet 

    Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; André, Michel; Folegot, Thomas; Van der Schaar, Mike Connor Roger Malcolm; Gorringe, Patrick; Novellino, Antonio; Garcia Benadí, Albert; Martínez Padró, Enoc (SARTI, 2018)
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    Underwater noise has been significantly raising in the past decades due to an increment of human-related activities in the oceans such as shipping, industrial activities, seismic explorations, etc. These activities may ...
  • Deep-Sea Bioluminescence Blooms after Dense Water Formation at the Ocean Surface 

    Tamburini, Christian; Canals Artigas, Miquel; Durrieu de Madron, Xavier; Houpert, Loïc; Lefèvre, Dominique; André, Michel; Aguilar, J.A.; Bigongiari, Ciro; Emanuele, Umberto; Dornic, Damien (2013-07-10)
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    The deep ocean is the largest and least known ecosystem on Earth. It hosts numerous pelagic organisms, most of which are able to emit light. Here we present a unique data set consisting of a 2.5-year long record of light ...
  • Does exposure to noise from human activities compromise sensory information from cephalopod statocysts? 

    Solé Carbonell, Marta; Lenoir, Marc; Durfort, Mercè; López Bejar, Manel; Lombarte Carrera, Antonio; Van der Schaar, Mike Connor Roger Malcolm; André, Michel (2013-10-15)
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    Many anthropogenic noise sources are nowadays contributing to the general noise budget of the oceans. The extent to which sound in the sea impacts and affects marine life is a topic of considerable current interest both ...
  • Electronic upgrades on the second generation of an autonomous and portable cetacean auditory screening system 

    Mas, Alex; Castell Balaguer, Joan Vicent; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Schaar, Mike van der; André, Michel (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-07-20)
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    While noise is now considered a marine hazard that can directly affect cetaceans and induce a stranding, no clinical approach has yet introduced the detection of a possible hearing loss at a stranding site as a necessary ...
  • Electronic upgrades on the second generation of an autonomous and portable cetacean auditory screening system 

    Mas, Alex; Castell Balaguer, Joan Vicent; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Van der Schaar, Mike Connor Roger Malcolm; André, Michel (2009)
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    While noise is now considered a marine hazard that can directly affect cetaceans and induce a stranding, no clinical approach has yet introduced the detection of a possible hearing loss at a stranding site as a necessary ...
  • Estudio de la contaminación acústica del litoral: Influencia en los cetaceos 

    Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; André, Michel; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Pérez Soriano, Jaume (2005)
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    Durante el curso 2001-2002 se realizó el primer proyecto conjunto de investigación de los estudiantes de secundaria de los IES de Vilanova i la Geltrú y la Escola Politècnica Superior d’Enginyeria de Vilanova i la Geltrú ...
  • Evidence of Cnidarians sensitivity to sound after exposure to low frequency underwater sources 

    Solé Carbonell, Marta; Lenoir, Marc; Fortuño Alós, Jose-Manuel; Durfort, Mercè; Van der Schaar, Mike Connor Roger Malcolm; André, Michel (Macmillan Publishers, 2016-12-21)
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    Jellyfishes represent a group of species that play an important role in oceans, particularly as a food source for different taxa and as a predator of fish larvae and planktonic prey. The massive introduction of artificial ...
  • First all-flavor neutrino pointlike source search with the ANTARES neutrino telescope 

    André, Michel; Anghinolfi, Marco; Anton, G.; Avgitas, T.; Bertin, V.; Bormuth, R.; Puricelli, Stefano; Coniglione, R.; Lefèvre, Dominique; Michael, Turner; Pellegrino, Carlo; Piattelli, P.; Sanchez Losa, Agustín; Trovato, A.; Zúñiga Román, Juan (2017-10-03)
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    A search for cosmic neutrino sources using the data collected with the ANTARES neutrino telescope between early 2007 and the end of 2015 is performed. For the first time, all neutrino interactions—charged- and neutral-current ...
  • High-energy neutrino follow-up search of gravitational wave event GW150914 with ANTARES and IceCube 

    Adrian Martinez, Silvia; Albert, A.; André, Michel; Anghinolfi, Marco; Anton, G.; Ardid, M.; Aubert, J.-J.; Avgitas, T.; Baret, B.; Barrios Martí, J.; Basa, S.; Bertin, V.; Biagi, S.; Bormuth, R.; Bouwhuis, M.C. (American Physical Society, 2016-06-23)
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    We present the high-energy-neutrino follow-up observations of the first gravitational wave transient GW150914 observed by the Advanced LIGO detectors on September 14, 2015. We search for coincident neutrino candidates ...
  • Imaging techniques to study the effects of low frequency sounds on cephalopods spp. 

    Solé Carbonell, Marta; Lombarte, Antonio; López Bejar, Manel; Mas, Àlex; André, Michel (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-07-20)
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    The introduction of artificial sound sources in the marine environment has shown to have negative effects on marine organisms. While marine mammals have attracted most of the attention of the research conducted in that ...