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Diving behavior of Cuvier's beaked whales inferred from three-dimensional acoustic localization and tracking using a nested array of drifting hydrophone recorders

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Diving behavior of Cuvier's beaked whales inferred from three-dimensional acoustic localization and tracking using a nested array of drifting hydrophone recorders. / Barlow, Jay; Griffiths, Emily T.; Klinck, Holger; Harris, Danielle V.

In: Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 144, No. 4, 10.10.2018, p. 2030-2041.

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Barlow, J, Griffiths, ET, Klinck, H & Harris, DV 2018, 'Diving behavior of Cuvier's beaked whales inferred from three-dimensional acoustic localization and tracking using a nested array of drifting hydrophone recorders' Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 144, no. 4, pp. 2030-2041. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.5055216

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Barlow, J., Griffiths, E. T., Klinck, H., & Harris, D. V. (2018). Diving behavior of Cuvier's beaked whales inferred from three-dimensional acoustic localization and tracking using a nested array of drifting hydrophone recorders. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 144(4), 2030-2041. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.5055216

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Barlow J, Griffiths ET, Klinck H, Harris DV. Diving behavior of Cuvier's beaked whales inferred from three-dimensional acoustic localization and tracking using a nested array of drifting hydrophone recorders. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 2018 Oct 10;144(4):2030-2041. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.5055216

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Barlow, Jay ; Griffiths, Emily T. ; Klinck, Holger ; Harris, Danielle V. / Diving behavior of Cuvier's beaked whales inferred from three-dimensional acoustic localization and tracking using a nested array of drifting hydrophone recorders. In: Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 2018 ; Vol. 144, No. 4. pp. 2030-2041.

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