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Passive acoustic detection and localization of Mesoplodon densirostris (Blainville's beaked whale) vocalizations using distributed bottom-mounted hydrophones in conjunction with a Digital Tag (DTAG) recording

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Passive acoustic detection and localization of Mesoplodon densirostris (Blainville's beaked whale) vocalizations using distributed bottom-mounted hydrophones in conjunction with a Digital Tag (DTAG) recording. / Ward, Jessica; Morrissey, Ronald; Moretti, David; DiMarzio, Nancy; Jarvis, Susan; Johnson, Mark; Tyack, Peter; White, Charles.

In: Canadian Acoustics, Vol. 36, No. 1, 01.03.2008, p. 60-66.

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Ward, J, Morrissey, R, Moretti, D, DiMarzio, N, Jarvis, S, Johnson, M, Tyack, P & White, C 2008, 'Passive acoustic detection and localization of Mesoplodon densirostris (Blainville's beaked whale) vocalizations using distributed bottom-mounted hydrophones in conjunction with a Digital Tag (DTAG) recording', Canadian Acoustics, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 60-66.

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Ward, J., Morrissey, R., Moretti, D., DiMarzio, N., Jarvis, S., Johnson, M., ... White, C. (2008). Passive acoustic detection and localization of Mesoplodon densirostris (Blainville's beaked whale) vocalizations using distributed bottom-mounted hydrophones in conjunction with a Digital Tag (DTAG) recording. Canadian Acoustics, 36(1), 60-66.

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Ward J, Morrissey R, Moretti D, DiMarzio N, Jarvis S, Johnson M et al. Passive acoustic detection and localization of Mesoplodon densirostris (Blainville's beaked whale) vocalizations using distributed bottom-mounted hydrophones in conjunction with a Digital Tag (DTAG) recording. Canadian Acoustics. 2008 Mar 1;36(1):60-66.

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Ward, Jessica ; Morrissey, Ronald ; Moretti, David ; DiMarzio, Nancy ; Jarvis, Susan ; Johnson, Mark ; Tyack, Peter ; White, Charles. / Passive acoustic detection and localization of Mesoplodon densirostris (Blainville's beaked whale) vocalizations using distributed bottom-mounted hydrophones in conjunction with a Digital Tag (DTAG) recording. In: Canadian Acoustics. 2008 ; Vol. 36, No. 1. pp. 60-66.

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