LADC Publications
11 April 2005

Publications

Analysis of Bottom-Moored Hydrophone Measurements of Gulf of Mexico Sperm Whale Phonations, George E. Ioup, Juliette W. Ioup, Natalia A. Sidorovskaia, Rachel T. Walker, Stan A. Kuczaj, Christopher D. Walker, Grayson H. Rayborn, Benjamin Brack, Andrew Wright, Joal Newcomb, and Robert Fisher, presented at the Information Transfer Meeting of the Minerals Management Service, 11-13 Jan 2005, and to be published in the Proceedings, invited (2005).

Calibration and Analysis of Seismic Airgun Data from an EARS Buoy, Joal J. Newcomb, William M. Sanders, James M. Stephens, Christopher D. Walker, Ben Brack, Grayson H. Rayborn, Natalia A. Sidorovskaia, Arslan M. Tashmukhambetov, George E. Ioup, Juliette W. Ioup, and Sean R. Chapin, presented at the Information Transfer Meeting of the Minerals Management Service, 11-13 Jan 2005, and to be published in the Proceedings, invited (2005).

Bottom Moored Hydrophone Measurements of Ambient Noise during Storms in the Gulf of Mexico, Joal J. Newcomb, Mark Snyder, Wesley R. Hillstrom, and Ralph Goodman, presented at the Information Transfer Meeting of the Minerals Management Service, 11-13 Jan 2005, and to be published in the Proceedings, invited (2005).

Acoustic propagation studies for sperm whale vocalization analysis during LADC experiments, Natalia A. Sidorovskaia, George E. Ioup, Juliette W. Ioup, and Jerald W. Caruthers, presented at the High-Frequency Ocean Acoustics Conference, LaJolla, CA, 1-5 March 2004, and published in High-Frequency Ocean Acoustics, Michael B. Porter, Martin Siderius, and William A. Kuperman, editors, AIP Conference Proceedings, 288-295 (2004)

Using Acoustic Buoys to Assess Ambient Noise and Sperm Whale Vocalizations, Joal Newcomb, Robert Fisher, Robert Field, George Ioup, Juliette Ioup, James Larue, Grayson Rayborn, Stan Kuczaj, Jerald Caruthers, Ralph Goodman, Chris Walker, Robin Paulos, Joana Ramos, Rachel Thames, Sergey Vinogradov, Natalia Sidorovskaia, Ilya Udovydchenkov, Irina Rypina, and Mark Snyder, presented at the Information Transfer Meeting of the Minerals Management Service, 14-16 Jan 2003, published in the Proceedings, 269-276 and 578-588, invited (2004).

Measurements of Ambient Noise and Sperm Whale Vocalizations in the Northern Gulf of Mexico Using Near Bottom Hydrophones, Joal Newcomb, Robert Fisher, Robert Field, Grayson Rayborn, Stan Kuczaj, George Ioup, Juliette Ioup, Altan Turgut, MARINE FRONTIERS MTS/IEEE Proceedings of OCEANS’02, pp 1365-1371, Oct 2002.

Chirp Sonar Sediment Characterization at the Northern Gulf of Mexico Littoral Acoustic Demonstration Center Experimental site, Altan Turgut, Michael McCord, Joal Newcomb, and Robert Fisher, MARINE FRONTIERS MTS/IEEE Proceedings of OCEANS’02, pp. 2248-2252, Oct 2002.

“Acoustic Pulse Propagation Studies in the Gulf of Mexico,” J.W. Caruthers, V. Kamenkovich, N. Sidorovskaia, I Udovydchenkov, G. Ioup, MARINE FRONTIERS MTS/IEEE Proceedings of OCEANS’02, pp. 1434-1437, Oct 2002.

Modeling and Measuring the Acoustic Environment of the Gulf of Mexico, Joal Newcomb, Robert Fisher, Altan Turgut, Robert Field, George Ioup, Juliette Ioup, Grayson Rayborn, Stan Kuczaj, Jerald Caruthers, Ralph Goodman, and Natalia Sidorovskaia, presented at the Information Transfer Meeting of the Minerals Management Service, 8?]10 Jan 2002, New Orleans and published in the Proceedings, 509-521, invited (2002)

Published Abstracts

Studies of waveguide propagation effects on frequency properties of sperm whale communication signals, Natalia A. Sidorovskaia, George E. Ioup, and Juliette W. Ioup, presented at the Acoustical Society of America, San Diego, 15-19 November 2004, and abstracted in Jour. Acoust. Soc. Am. 116, 2614 (2004)

Modeling of angular and range acoustic energy distribution from seismic exploration array in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, Arslan Tashmukhambetov, Natalia A. Sidorovskaia, George E. Ioup, and Juliette W. Ioup, presented at the Acoustical Society of America, San Diego, 15-19 November 2004, and abstracted in Jour. Acoust. Soc. Am. 116, 2649 (2004)

Sperm whale identification using self organizing maps, Juliette W. Ioup and George E. Ioup, presented at the Acoustical Society of America, New York, 24-28 May 2004, and abstracted in Jour. Acoust. Soc. Am. 115, 2556 (2004)

Detecting sperm whale clicks in the presence of ambient and shipping noise using higher order moments, James Larue, George E. Ioup, and Juliette W. Ioup, presented at the Acoustical Society of America, New York, 24-28 May 2004, and abstracted in Jour. Acoust. Soc. Am. 115, 2487 (2004)

Spectrogram analysis of low to mid frequency marine mammal clicks, George E. Ioup, Juliette W. Ioup, James P. Larue, Natalia A. Sidorovskaia, Stan A. Kuczaj, Grayson H. Rayborn, and Christopher D. Walker, presented at the Acoustical Society of America, New York, 24-28 May 2004, and abstracted in Jour. Acoust. Soc. Am. 115, 2556 (2004)

Propagation modeling for sperm whale acoustic clicks in the northern Gulf of Mexico, Natalia A. Sidorovskaia, Ilya A. Udovydchenkov, Irina I. Rypina, George E. Ioup, Juliette W. Ioup, Jerald W. Caruthers, Joal Newcomb, and Robert Fisher, presented at the Acoustical Society of America, New York, 24-28 May 2004, and abstracted in Jour. Acoust. Soc. Am. 115, 2556 (2004)

Testing of ambient noise forecasting algorithms with LADC noise data, Anthony I. Eller, George E. Ioup, Juliette W. Ioup, and James P. Larue, presented at the Acoustical Society of America, New York, 24-28 May 2004, and abstracted in Jour. Acoust. Soc. Am. 115, 2507-2508 (2004)

Gulf of Mexico oceanography and acoustic-pulse propagation across the DeSoto Canyon, Jerald W. Caruthers, Sergey Vinogradov, Nadya Vinogradova, Natalia A. Sidorovskaia, George E. Ioup, Juliette W. Ioup, and Ilya Udovydchenkov, presented at the Acoustical Society of America, Austin, TX, 10-14 Nov 2003, and abstracted in Jour. Acoust. Soc. Am. 114, 2376 (2003)

Spatial nonuniformity of noise measurements in the Gulf of Mexico LADC test area, Anthony I. Eller, George E. Ioup, Juliette W. Ioup, and James P. Larue, presented at the Acoustical Society of America, Austin, TX, 10-14 Nov 2003, and abstracted in Jour. Acoust. Soc. Am. 114, 2462 (2003)

Channel order selection in blind deconvolution based on eigenvector characteristics and using normal modes in conjunction with Multipath compression for source identification, James P. LaRue, George E. Ioup, Juliette W. Ioup, and George B. Smith, presented at the Acoustical Society of America, Nashville, TN, 28 Apr – 2 May 2002, and abstracted in Jour. Acoust. Soc. Am. 113, 2212 (2003)

Influence of spectral shape on ordinary and higher order correlation detection of broadband transients with prefiltering, Marcella E. Dean, George E. Ioup, Juliette W. Ioup, and Lisa A. Pflug, presented at the Acoustical Society of America, Nashville, TN, 28 Apr – 2 May 2002, and abstracted in Jour. Acoust. Soc. Am. 113, 2261 (2003)

Long-term noise statistics from the Gulf of Mexico, Anthony I. Eller, George E. Ioup, Juliette W. Ioup, and James P. Larue, presented at the Acoustical Society of America, Nashville, TN, 28 Apr – 2 May 2002, and abstracted in Jour. Acoust. Soc. Am. 113, 2320 (2003)

Physical oceanography and acoustic propagation during LADC experiment in the Gulf of Mexico in 2001, Sergey Vinogradov, Jerald W. Caruthers, Grayson H. Rayborn, Ilya A. Udovydchenkov, Natalia A. Sidorovskaia, Irina I. Rypina, Joal J. Newcomb, Robert A. Fisher, George E. Ioup, and Juliette W. Ioup, presented at the Acoustical Society of America, Nashville, TN, 28 Apr – 2 May 2002, and abstracted in Jour. Acoust. Soc. Am. 113, 2332 (2003)

Wavelet denoising of underwater acoustic data, Juliette W. Ioup and George E. Ioup, paper presented at the Acoustical Society of America, December 2002, Cancun, Mexico, abstracted in Jour. Acoust. Soc. America 112, 2328 (2002)

Near-bottom hydrophone measurements of ambient noise and sperm whale vocalizations in the northern Gulf of Mexico, J. Newcomb, Robert Fisher, Robert Field, Altan Turgut, George Ioup, Juliette Ioup, Grayson Rayborn, Stan Kuczaj, Jerald Caruthers, Ralph Goodman, and Natalia Sidorovskaia, paper presented at the Acoustical Society of America, June 2002, Pittsburgh, PA, abstracted in Jour. Acoust. Soc. America 111, 2371 (2002)

A comparison of normal mode and parabolic equation range-dependent propagation models as tools for acoustic communication in shallow water, Natalia Sidorovskaia, Robert L. Field, Cheryl L. Sephus, George E. Ioup, and Juliette W. Ioup, presented at the Acoustical Society of America, Chicago, 4-8 Jun 2001, and abstracted in Jour. Acoust. Soc. Am. 109, 2450 (2001).

Correlations with Prefiltering for Passive Transient Detection; Deconvolution for Classification; and Localization with One Hydrophone, George E. Ioup, Juliette W. Ioup, Marcella Dean, James Larue, Sean Chapin, George Smith, and Lisa Pflug, Proceedings of the 2002 ONR Passive Sonar Peer Review, to be published in Proceedings, 63 pages (2002). (Invited.)

Papers Presented

“The Use of Tomographic Data in Numeric Simulation of Eddy Propagation into the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico by Assimilations into the Numeric Model,” S. Vinogradov, J.W. Caruthers, and N.A. Sidorovskaia, presented at the ASLO/TOS 2004 meeting, Honolulu, Feb. 2004.

Ambient Noise, Propagation, and Sperm Whale Clicks at the LADC Experimental Site, Joal Newcomb, Robert Fisher, and Robert Field, Grayson Rayborn, Stan Kuczaj, Jerald Caruthers, Ralph Goodman, Andrew Wright, Rachel Thames, Chris Walker, and Sergey Vinogradov, George Ioup, Juliette Ioup, and James Larue, Natalia Sidorovskaia, Ilya Udovydchenkov, and Irina Rypina, Mark Snyder, Mike Wild, and Wesley Hillstrom, presented at the Minerals Management Service Sperm Whale Seismic Study, Houston, TX, invited, 18-21 Nov 2003.

“Prospects of Ocean Acoustic Tomography of the Gulf of Mexico,” Jerald W. Caruthers, Grayson Rayborn, Ralph Goodman, George Ioup, Natalia Sidorovskaia, Robert Field, Joal Newcomb, and Robert Fisher, The Symposium for Operational Oceanography & Remote Sensing, The Alliance for Marine Remote Sensing, London, UK, Mar. 2002.

Dissertations

S. Vinogradov, “The use of Ocean Tomographic Observations in Numeric Simulation of Mesoscale Oceanic Circulation in the Northern Gulf of Mexico,” Dissertation, Univ. of Southern Miss., Dec. 2004.

James P. Larue, Channel Order Selection in Blind Deconvolution Based on Eigenvector Characteristics and Using Normal Modes in Conjunction with Multipath Compression for Source Identification, Dissertation, University of New Orleans, Aug 03.

Marcella E. Dean, Prefiltering for Improved Unknown and Known Source Correlation Detection of Broadband Oscillatory Transients and Predicting the Onset of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation Using Feature Extraction and a Hamming Neural Network, Dissertation, University of New Orleans, May 03.