2020

Roca IT, Van Opzeeland IC (2020). Using acoustic metrics to characterize underwater acoustic biodiversity in the Southern Ocean. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation. DOI: doi.org/10.1002/rse2.129

Schall E, Di Iorio L, Berchok C, Filún D, Bedriñana‐Romano L, Buchan SJ, Van Opzeeland IC, Sears R, Hucke-Gaete R (2020). Visual and passive acoustic observations of blue whale trios from two distinct populations. Marine Mammal Science,36(1):365–374. DOI: doi.org/10.1111/mms.12643.

Smith HR, Zitterbart DP, Norris TF, Flau M, Ferguson EL, Jones CG, Boebel O, Moulton VD (2020). A field comparison of marine mammal detections via visual, acoustic, and infrared (IR) imaging methods offshore Atlantic Canada. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 154:111026. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2020.111026.

Van Opzeeland IC, Hillebrand H (2020). Year-round passive acoustic data reveal spatio-temporal patterns in marine mammal community composition in the Weddell Sea, Antarctica. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 638, 191-206. DOI: 10.3354/meps13258.

Zitterbart DP, Smith HR, Flau M, Richter S, Burkhardt E, Beland J, Bennett L, Cammareri A, Davis A, Holst M, Lanfredi C, Michel H, Noad M, Owen K, Pacini A, Boebel O (2020). Scaling the laws of thermal imaging-based whale detection. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 37:807-824. DOI: doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-19-0054.1.


2019

Cabrera A, Hoekendijk J, Aguilar A, Barco S, Berrow S, Bloch D, Borrell S, Cunha H, Dalla Rosa L, Dias C, Gauffier P, Hao W, Landry S, Larsen F, Martín V, Mizroch S, Oosting T, Øien N, Pampoulie C, Panigada S, Prieto R, Ramp C, Rivera-Léon V, Robbins J, Ryan C, Schall E, Sears R, Silva M, Urbán J, Wenzel F, Palsbøll P, Bérubé M (2019). Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) mitogenomics: A cautionary tale of defining sub-species from mitochondrial sequence monophyly. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 135, 86-97. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2019.02.003.

Erbe C, Dähne M, Gordon J, Herata H, Houser DS, Koschinski S, Leaper R, McCauley R, Miller B, Müller M, Murray A, Oswald JN, Scholik-Schlomer AR, Schuster M, Van Opzeeland IC, Janik VM (2019). Managing the effects of noise from ship traffic, seismic surveying and construction on marine mammals in Antarctica. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6:647. DOI: doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00647

Menze S, Zitterbart D, Biuw M, Boebel O (2019). Estimating the spatial distribution of vocalizing animals from ambient sound spectra using widely spaced recorder arrays and inverse modelling. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 146(6):4699–4717. DOI: doi.org/10.1121/1.5139406.

Thomisch K, Boebel O, Bachmann J, Filun D, Neumann S, Spiesecke S, Van Opzeeland IC (2019). Temporal patterns in the acoustic presence of baleen whale species in a presumed breeding area off Namibia. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 620:201–214. DOI: doi.org/10.3354/meps12952.

 

2018

Leroy EC, Thomisch K, Royer J-Y, Boebel O, Van Opzeeland IC (2018). On the reliability of acoustic annotations and automatic detections of Antarctic blue whale calls under different acoustic conditions. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 144(2):740–754. DOI: doi.org/10.1121/1.5049803.

Van Opzeeland ICBoebel O (2018). Marine soundscape planning: Seeking acoustic niches for anthropogenic sound. Journal of Ecoacoustics, 2:5GSNT8. DOI: doi.org/10.22261/jea.5gsnt8.


2017

Leroy EC, Thomisch K, Van Opzeeland IC (2017).Variability in ground-truth data sets and the performance of two automated detectors for Antarctic blue whale calls in different soundscape conditions. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 141:3604–3605. DOI: doi.org/10.1121/1.4987713.

Menze S, Zitterbart DP, Van Opzeeland IC, Boebel O (2017). The influence of sea ice, wind speed and marine mammals on Southern Ocean ambient sound. Royal Society Open Science, 4:160370. DOI: doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160370.

Schall E, Van Opzeeland IC (2017). Calls produced by Ecotype C killer whales (Orcinus orca) off the Eckstroem Iceshelf, Antarctica. Aquatic Mammals, 43:117-126. DOI: doi.org/10.1578/AM.43.2.2017.117.

Van Opzeeland IC, Boebel O (2017). Soundscape planning: An acoustic niche for anthropogenic sound in the ocean? The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 141:3938–3938. DOI: doi.org/10.1121/1.4988917.


2016

Thomisch K, Boebel O, Clark C, Hagen W, Spiesecke S, Zitterbart D, Van Opzeeland IC (2016). Spatio-temporal patterns in acoustic presence and distribution of Antarctic blue whales Balaenoptera musculus intermedia in the Weddell Sea. Endangered Species Research, 30:239-253. DOI: doi.org/10.3354/esr00739.


2015

Menze S, Zitterbart D, Van Opzeeland IC, Boebel O (2016). The influence of sea ice, wind speed and marine mammals on Southern Ocean ambient sound. Royal Society Open Science, 4:160370. DOI: doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160370.

Thomisch K, Boebel O, Zitterbart D, Samaran F, Van Parijs S, Van Opzeeland IC (2015). Effects of subsampling of passive acoustic recordings on acoustic metrics. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 138:267-278. DOI: doi.org/10.1121/1.4922703.

Zitterbart D, Kindermann L, Boebel O (2015) United States Patent No. US 8,941,728 B2, January 27, 2025: Method for automated real-time acquisition of marine mammals


2014

Bombosch A, Zitterbart D, Van Opzeeland IC, Frickenhaus S, Burkhardt E, Wisz MS, Boebel O (2014). Predictive habitat modelling of humpback (Megaptera novaeangliae) and Antarctic minke (Balaenoptera bonaerensis) whales in the Southern Ocean as a planning tool for seismic surveys. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 91:101-114. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2014.05.017.

Risch D, Gales NJ, Gedamke J, Kindermann L, Nowacek DP, Read AJ, Siebert U, Van Opzeeland IC, Van Parijs SM, Friedlaender AS (2014). Mysterious bio-duck sound attributed to the Antarctic minke whale (Balaenoptera bonaearensis). Biology Letters, 10:201401. DOI: doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2014.0175.


2013

Kreiss CM, Boebel O, Bornemann H, Kindermann L, Klinck H, Klinck K, Plötz J, Rogers TL, Van Opzeeland IC (2013). Call characteristics of high-double trill leopard seal (Hydrurga leptonyx) vocalizations from three Antarctic locations. Polarforschung Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research & Germany Society of Polar Research, 83(2):63-71. hdl: 10013/epic.44471.

Van Opzeeland IC, Samaran F, Stafford K, Findlay K, Gedamke J, Harris D, Miller BS (2013). Towards collective circum-Antarctic passive acoustic monitoring: The Southern Ocean Hydrophone Network (SOHN). Polarforschung Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research & German Society of Polar Research, 83(2):47-61. hdl: 10013/epic.44470.

Van Opzeeland IC, van Parijs S, Kindermann L, Burkhardt E, Boebel O (2013). Calling in the cold: pervasive acoustic presence of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in Antarctic coastal waters. PLoS ONE, 8(9):1-7. DOI: doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0073007.

Zitterbart DP, Kindermann L, Burkhardt E, Boebel O (2013). Automatic Round-the-Clock Detection of Whales for Mitigation from Underwater Noise Impacts. PLoS ONE, 8(8):e71217. DOI: doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0071217.


2012

Van Opzeeland IC, Slabbekoorn, H (2012). Importance of underwater sounds for migration of fish and aquatic mammals. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 730:357-359. DOI: doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-7311-5_80.

Van Opzeeland IC, van Parijs S, Frickenhaus S, Kreiss CM, Boebel O (2012). Individual variation in pup vocalizations and absence of behavioral signs of maternal vocal recognition in Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii), Marine Mammal Science, E158-E172. DOI: doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-7692.2011.00505.x.


2011

Scheidat M, Friedlaender A, Kock KH, Lehnert L, Boebel O, Roberts J, Williams R (2011). Cetacean surveys in the SouthernOcean using icebreaker-supported helicopters. Polar Biology, 34(10):1513–1522. DOI: doi.org/10.1007/s00300-011-1010-5.

 

2010

Klinck H, Mellinger DK, Klinck K, Hager J, Kindermann L, Boebel O (2010). Long-range underwater vocalizations of the crabeater seal (Lobodon carcinophaga). The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 128(1):474–479. DOI: doi.org/10.1121/1.3442362.

Slabbekoorn H, Bouton N, Van Opzeeland IC, Coers A, Ten Cate C, Popper AN (2010). A noisy spring: the impact of globally rising underwater sound levels on fish, Trends in Ecology & Evolution. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2010.04.005.

Van Opzeeland IC, Van Parijs SM, Bornemann H, Frickenhaus S, Kindermann L, Klinck H, Plötz J, Boebel O (2010). Acoustic ecology of Antarctic pinnipeds, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 414:267-291. DOI: doi.org/10.3354/meps08683.


2009

Klinck H, Kindermann L, Mellinger DK, Boebel O (2009). Screening large data sets and real-time data streams for bioacoustic signals. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 125(4):2587–2587. DOI: doi.org/10.1121/1.4783830.

Van Opzeeland IC, Corkeron PJ, Risch D, Stenson GB, Van Parijs SM (2009). Variation in harp seal, Phoca groenlandica, pup vocalisations and behaviour between whelping patches in the Greenland Sea and Newfoundland, Canada. Aquatic Biology 6:109-120. hdl: 10013/epic.32935.

van Parijs SM, Clark CW, Sousa-Lima RS, Parks SE, Rankin S, Risch D, Van Opzeeland IC (2009). Management and research applications of real-time and archival passive acoustic sensors over varying temporal and spatial scales, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 395:21-36. DOI: doi.org/10.3354/meps08123.

 

2008

Boebel O, Klinck H, Kindermann L, El Naggar SD (2008). PALAOA: Broadband Recordings of the Antarctic Coastal Soundspace. Bioacoustics, 17(1-3):18–21. DOI: doi.org/10.1080/09524622.2008.9753749.

Breitzke M, Boebel O, El Naggar S, Jokat W, Werner B (2008). Broad-band calibration of marine seismic sources used by R/V Polarstern for academic research in polar regions. Geophysical Journal International, 174(2):505–524. DOI: doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.03831.x.

Burkhardt E, Boebel O, Bornemann H, Ruholl C (2008). RISK ASSESSMENT OF SCIENTIFIC SONARS. Bioacoustics, 17(1-3):235–237. DOI: doi.org/10.1080/09524622.2008.9753830.

Kindermann L, Klinck H, Van Opzeeland IC (2008). Data Handling of a Perennial Acoustic Observatory in the Antarctic Ocean. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123(5):3208–3208. DOI: doi.org/10.1121/1.2933381.

Van Opzeeland IC, Corkeron PJ, Risch D, Stenson GB, Van Parijs S (2008). Variation in pup vocalisations and mother-pup behaviour between harp seal whelping patches: effects of climate or geography. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123(5):3509–3509. DOI: doi.org/10.1121/1.2934407.

 

2007

Van Opzeeland IC, Slabbekoorn H, Andringa T, Ten Cate C (2007). Underwater racket: fish and noise pollution. De Levende Natuur, 108:39-43. hdl: 10013/epic.27016.

 

2006

Boebel O, Kindermann L, Klinck H, Bornemann H, Plötz J, Steinhage D, Riedel S, Burkhardt E (2006). Real-time underwater sounds from the Southern Ocean.Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 87(36):361. DOI: doi.org/10.1029/2006EO360002.

 

2005

Van Opzeeland IC, Corkeron PJ, Leyssen T, Simila T, van Parijs SM (2005). Vocal behaviour of Norwegian killer whales, Orcinus orca, during carousel and seiner foraging on spring-spawning herring. Aquatic Mammals, 31:110-119. hdl: 10013/epic.27014.

 

2004

Van Opzeeland IC, Van Parijs SM (2004). Individuality in harp seal (Phoca groenlandica) pup vocalisations. Animal Behaviour, 68:1115-1123. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2004.07.005.

 

Contribution in Books

Boebel O, Burkhardt E, Van Opzeeland IC (2018). Input of Energy/Underwater Sound. In: Handbook on Marine Environment Protection: Science, Impacts and Sustainable Management, edited by M. Salomon and T. Markus, pp. 463-485, Springer International Publishing. DOI: doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-60156-4_24.

Klinck H, Kindermann L, Boebel O (2016). PALAOA: The Perennial Acoustic Observatory in the Antarctic Ocean—Real-Time Eavesdropping on the Antarctic Underwater Soundscape. In: Listening in the Ocean, edited by W. W. L. Au and M. O. Lammers, pp. 207-219, Springer New York, New York, NY. DOI: doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-3176-7_8.

Miksis-Olds JL, Van Opzeeland IC, Van Parijs SM, Jones J (2016). Pinniped Sounds in the Polar Oceans. In: Listening in the Ocean, edited by W. W. L. Au and M. O. Lammers, pp. 257-308, Springer New York, New York, NY. DOI: link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-1-4939-3176-7_11.

Burkhardt E, Boebel,  Zitterbart, D. (2015) Detection of marine mammals in European waters using ship-based thermography: prospects and limitations / Evans, P. G. H. (editor) , European Cetacean Society, 113 p. hdl: 10013/epic.46523

Boebel O, Breitzke M, Burkhardt E, Bornemann H (2012). Strategic Assessment of the Risk Posed to Marine Mammals by the Use of Air Guns in the Antarctic: Concepts, Methods, Results, and Controversies. In: The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, edited by A. N. Popper and A. Hawkins, pp. 529-531, Springer New York, New York, NY. DOI: doi.org/10.1007./978-1-4419-7311-5_120.

Burkhardt E, Kindermann L, Zitterbart D, Boebel O (2012), Detection and Tracking of Whales Using a Shipborne, 360° Thermal-Imaging System. In: The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, edited by A. N. Popper and A. Hawkins, pp. 299-301, Springer New York, New York, NY. DOI: doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-7311-5_66.

Van Opzeeland IC, Slabbekoorn H (2012). Importance of Underwater Sounds for Migration of Fish and Aquatic Mammals. In: The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, edited by A. N. Popper and A. Hawkins, pp. 357-359, Springer New York, New York, NY. DOI: doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-7311-5_80.

Van Opzeeland IC, Kindermann L, Boebel O, Van Parijs SM (2008), Insights into the acoustic behaviour of polar pinnipeds: current knowledge and emerging techniques of study. In: Animal behaviour: new research, edited by E. A. Weber and L. H. Krause, pp. 133-161, Nova Science Publishers, New York. hdl: 10013/epic.31833.

Contributions to the International Whaling Commission (Scientific Committee)

Hiemer K, Van Opzeeland IC, Boebel O, Burkhardt E, Spiesecke S, Thomisch K (2020). Vocal behaviour of bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) in eastern Fram Strait. Paper SC/68/NH/03 presented at the Scientific Committee Meeting of the IWC. Available from: iwc.int/sc-documents

Herr H, Bell E, Burkhardt E, Butterworth DS, Dalla Rosa L, Donovan G, Double MC, Findlay K, Friedlaender A, Hevia M, et al. (2017). Southern Hemisphere Fin Whales: Review of available data. Paper SC/67A/SH09 presented at the Scientific Committee Meeting of the IWC . Available from: iwc.int/sc-documents

Meister M, Burkhardt E, Spiesecke S, Thomisch K, Van Opzeeland IC, Boebel O (2017). Inter-annual and diel patterns in the acoustic presence of fin whales (B. physalus) off Elephant Island. Paper SC67A/SH/06 presented at the Scientific Committee Meeting of the IWC. Available from: iwc.int/sc-documents

Burkhardt E, Lanfredi C (2012). Fall feeding aggregations of fin whales off Elephant Island (Antarctica). Paper SC/64/SH9 presented at the Scientific Committee Meeting of the IWC. Available from: iwc.int/sc-documents