International workshop. Cetacean echolocation and outer space neutrinos: ethology and physics for an interdisciplinary approach to underwater bioacoustics and astrophysical particles detection

from Friday, 18 October 2013 (08:00) to Monday, 21 October 2013 (20:00)
Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture (Erice, Sicily) School of Ethology - 30th workshop

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
18 Oct 2013
19 Oct 2013
20 Oct 2013
21 Oct 2013
AM
08:30
Registration formalities (until 09:00) ()
09:00
Opening Ceremony (until 09:20) ()
09:00 Opening Remarks - Prof. Stefano Parmigiani (Univ. Parma)   ()
Slides
09:20
Acoustical Oceanography (until 10:40) ()
09:20 Nested Autonomy: A Robust Operational Paradigm for Adaptive and Collaborative Ocean Acoustic Sensing - Henrik Schmidt (MIT, US)   ()
Slides
10:40
coffe-break (until 11:00) ()
11:00
Acoustic communication, vocal learning and cognition in marine mammals (until 12:00) ()
11:00 Overview of vocal parameters and hearing abilities in pinnipeds and cetaceans - Dr Brandon Southall (Southall Environmental Associates, Inc.)   ()
Slides
08:30
Submarine Multidisciplinary Observatories (until 12:30) ()
08:30 EMSO - European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and water column Observatory - Paolo Favali (INGV Roma, I)   ()
09:20 Expansion of the Ocean Networks Canada hydrophone network and linking with AIS monitoring - Prof. Kim Juniper (Ocean Networks Canada, University of Victoria)   ()
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10:30 --- Coffe Break ---
10:50 Bioacoustic results in NEMO-SN1 ONDE and way ahead with EMSO, the European Multidisciplinary Submarine Research Infrastructure - Prof. Gianni Pavan (University of Pavia - Centro Interdisciplinare di Bioacustica e Ricerche Ambientali)   ()
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11:40 Listening to the Deep-Ocean: A global underwater noise monitoring initiative - Michel Andre (UPC, SP)   ()
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08:00
Excursion (until 18:00) ()
08:30
Interdisciplinary approach to Computational (Bio)Acoustics (until 11:30) ()
08:30 Model-based bio-acoustics - Walter Zimmer (CRME, I)   ()
Slides
09:20 3D multiple whale tracking - Herve Glotin (Toulon Univ., F)   ()
10:20 --- Coffee Break ---
10:40 Tracking Algorithms in Marine Mammal Acoustics - Paul White (Southampton Univ., UK)   ()
Slides
11:30
Advanced marine research for conservation (until 12:00) ()
11:30 ARION - Systems for Coastal Dolphin Conservation in the Ligurian Sea - Mauro Gino Taiuti (GE)   ()
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PM
12:00
Discussion and poster session (until 13:00) ()
12:00 A Smart Monitoring Platform for Underwater Noise - Dr Paul Barker (Loughborough University (UK))   ()
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12:05 Acoustically derived growth rates of sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) around Ischia and Ventotene Islands (Italy): preliminary results - Dr Daniela Silvia Pace (Univ. Roma "La Sapienza")   ()
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12:10 WaveShark508: an embedded multichannel high sampling rate recorer - Ivano Pelicella (Dodotronic Roma (Italy))   ()
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12:15 Calibrator for UHE neutrino Detection in Underwater Neutrino telescopes - Silvia Adrian-Martinez (IGIC-UPV (Spain))   ()
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12:20 First Results on underwater acoustic background in SMO-KM3NeT aboard NEMO Phase II - Rosaria Grasso (LNS)   ()
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12:25 Click and burst pulse proprieties of wildbottlenose dolphin in the Central Mediterranean Sea - Dr Giuseppa Buscaino (IAMC-CNR Capo Granitola)   ()
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12:30 Biomechanical evidence of low infrasonic hearing in Mysticetes: implications for impacts - Darlene Ketten (Curtin University (AUS) and Woods Hole OI (USA))   ()
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13:00
Lunch (until 14:30) ()
14:30
Astrophysics with acoustics in deep sea (until 16:40) ()
14:30 Listening for neutrinos - from astrophysics to the deep sea - Part I - Lee Thompson (Sheffield Univ., UK)   ()
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15:20 Listening for neutrinos - from astrophysics to the deep sea - Part II - Prof. Sean Danaher (Northumbria University)   ()
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16:10 NEMO and SMO Projects - Francesco Simeone (INFN Roma, I)   ()
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16:40
coffe-break (until 17:00) ()
17:00
Short talks - Session I (until 17:45) ()
17:00 SMO acoustic array: calibrations and first results - Mr Salvatore Viola (LNS)   ()
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17:15 Positioning System for neutrino telescopes: SMO and KM3NeT-Italia in Capo Passero - Ms Giuseppina Larosa (LNS)   ()
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17:30 Correlation between underwater noise level and AIS data in the Gulf of Catania (Sicily) - Ms Sara Rita Pulvirenti (LNS)   ()
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17:45
Discussion (until 18:45) ()
12:30
Discussion and poster session (until 13:00) ()
13:00
Lunch (until 14:30) ()
14:30
Information technology & infrastructures for acoustic data acquisition, archival and analysis (until 17:00) ()
14:30 Underwater acoustics in Antarctica - Lars Kindermann (AWI, D)   ()
Slides
15:20 Looking for spaghetti in a haystack: Semiautomatic approaches to detecting marine mammals in highly variable noise environments - Doug Gillespie (St. Andrews Univ., UK)   ()
16:10 Look who’s talking – classification of whale sounds using the Whale FM Citizen Science project - Alexander von Benda-Beckman (WhaleFM/TNO)   ()
Slides
17:00
Discussion and poster session (until 17:20) ()
17:20
coffe-break (until 17:45) ()
17:45
Short talks - Session II (until 19:35) ()
17:45 Detecting the structural variability of cetacean tonal sounds by automatic detection and classification algorithms - Dr Tzu-Hao Lin (Institute of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, National Taiwan University)   ()
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18:00 A preliminary investigation on the seismic air gun reverberant field in a shallow water Arctic environment - Prof. Joseph Vignola (The Catholic University of America)   ()
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18:15 Spatial prediction and interpolation effect assessment of marine mammal counter calls, ambient and anthropogenic noise - Dr Jonathan Vallarta (Jasco Applied Sciences)   ()
18:30 An algorithm to measure the size of sperm whales recorded by INFN deep-sea observatories in the Ionian Sea (Eastern Sicily) - Dr Francesco Caruso (LNS)   ()
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18:45 Acoustic detection of fin whales vocalizations offshore Eastern Sicily, Ionian sea - Virginia Sciacca   ()
Slides
12:00
Discussion and poster session (until 13:00) ()
13:00
Lunch (until 14:30) ()
14:30
Advanced marine research for conservation (until 18:10) ()
14:30 How new technology has revolutionized the study of cetacean bioacoustics and suggestions for new directions and collaborations for the future - Peter Tyack (St. Andrews Univ.)   ()
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15:20 Impact of noise on fishes and marine mammals - Hong Young Yan (Taiwan)   ()
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16:10 --- Coffee Break ---
16:30 Cetacean density estimation from passive acoustic data - Tiago Marques (St. Andrews Univ., UK)   ()
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17:20 The Sea Finds Its Voice: Changes in the Scientific Understanding of Sound and Marine Life from 1993 to 2013. - Bob Gisiner (US Navy)   ()
Slides
18:10
Concluding remarks (until 19:10) ()
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