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Peter Teglberg Madsen, Professor
Sensory physiology of marine mammals and their prey. Functional anatomy, dynamics and biomechanics of odontocete sound production. Biosonar, signal properties, prey detection and auditory scene analysis of toothed whales. Hearing and particle motion detection in aquatic organisms. Ecophysiology, behavior, energetics and foraging ecology of deep diving odontocetes. Acoustic interactions between toothed whales and their prey. Physiological, behavioral and energetic effects of man made noise on marine mammals. Controlled exposure and playback experiments for mitigative purposes. Passive acoustic monitoring and underwater sound communication and sound transmission.
Kristian Beedholm, Research Specialist
I function to a large extent as software developer, data analyst and signal analytical and technical advisor. My main area of expertise lies in the study the signals involved in odontocete and microchiropteran echolocation, hearing and sound production specifically and neuroethology more generally. I am currently involved with projects concerning the acoustic behavior of porpoises during approach to targets, when limited by noise or the target size.
Mark Johnson, Associate professor

Shane Gero

As a behavioural ecologist, I am most interested in the evolution of group living, social structure and culture in mammals. In particular, my research focuses on the interplay between fucntionally diverse communication systems and complex societies in cetaceans. Since 2005, I been leading research as well as managing and administering the field operations of The Dominica Sperm Whale Project, a long-term behavioural research program on wild sperm whales in the eastern Caribbean. [More]

Julie van der Hoop

Respiration physiology with the DTag: Evaluating breath volume acoustically

Chloe Elizabeth Malinka, Ph.D. student
Biosonar dynamics: foraging in a dynamic, multi-target world [More]

Laia Rojano Doñate, Ph.D. student
Modeling the distribution of Harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) of the Wadden Sea, using statistical models capable of distinguish different individual behaviors.

Pernille Tønnesen, Ph.d. student
Echolocation in sperm whales [More]

Ida Marie Kragh, M.Sc.-student
Acoustic communication in common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in an urbanized coastal environment[More]

Mia Lybkær Kronborg Nielsen, M.Sc.-student
Acoustic communication in southern right whales[More]

Jeppe Kaczmarek, M.Sc.-student
Cognitive Modulation of the Diving Response in Harbor Seals[More]

Anne Bøttcher, M.Sc. student
Acoustic communication in sperm whales [More]

Laura Stidsholt, Ph.D.-student
Bats echolocaton studied with a tag! [More]

Michael Ladegaard, Ph.D.-student
Echolocation in small cetaceans [More]

Line Hermannsen, Ph.D.-student
Ultrasonic components of vessel noise in Danish waters: Assessing the potential impact on harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) [More]


Pernille Meyer Sørensen, M. Sc.
Master's thesis: Acoustic communication in porpoises [More]
Mette Vesterhaab, M. Sc.
Master's thesis: Head mounted fast recording tri-axial accelerometers to measure behavior of large terrestrial herbivores, in this case the red deer Cervus elaphus
Mette Marie Busck, M. Sc.
Master's thesis: From spectroscopy to neuron number, an MR and stereology study on the VPA-rat model of autism.
Bo Michelsen, M. Sc.
Master's thesis: An in vitro study of the influence of dendritic currents in the shaping of epileptiform seizure activity in area CA1 of the rat hippocampus
Jeppe Seamus Bayley, Ph.D
Ph.D Thesis: Neural and Muscle function in diabetic rodents
Andrea Fais, Ph.D
Ph.D Thesis: Echolocation in sperm whales
Mafalda de Freitas, M.sc.
Masters Thesis: Investigating the influence of sound propagation in a shallow, acoustically complex, habitat on the communication and echolocation of the Amazonian River dolphin (Inia geoffrensis)
Christian Bech Christensen, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Thesis: Function and evolution of hearing in vertebrates: Pressure and particle motion detection.
Danuta Maria Wisniewska, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Thesis: Toothed whale biosonar systems: Active sensing for spatial orientation and prey acquisition.
Simone Videsen, M.sc.
Acoustic and nursing behavior in humpback whale calves [More].
Siri Elmegaard, M.sc.
Diving response of the Harbour porpoise[More].
Jesper Madsen, M.sc.
Masters Thesis: Brain shut-down for the winter: Do freshwater turtles respond to stimuli during cold anoxia?
Kristina Ydesen, M.sc.
Masters Thesis: Feeding mechanism and behaviour in harbour seals (Phoca vitulina )
Maria Wilson, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Thesis: Acoustic Interactions between Echolocating Toothed Whales and their Prey.
Frants Havmand Jensen, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Thesis: Acoustic behaviour of bottlenose dolphins and pilot whales.
Malene Juul Simon, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Thesis: The sounds of whales and their food: Baleen whales, their foraging behaviour, ecology and habitat use in an arctic habitat.
Karin Tubbert Clausen, M.sc.
Masters Thesis: Click communication in harbour porpoises, Phocoena phocoena.
Tenna Boye, M.sc.
Masters Thesis: Habitat use of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in Nuuk Fjord, Greenland, with implications for commercial exploitations
Michael Hansen, M.sc.
Masters Thesis: High and low frequency components in harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) clicks for echolocation and communication - facts and artefacts?
Henriette Schack, M.sc.
Masters Thesis: Does Intense Ultrasound from Predators cause Stress, Behavioural Changes or Debilitation in the Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.)?
Natasha Aguilar Soto, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Thesis: Comportamiento acústico y de buceo del calderón(Globicephala macrorhynchus) y zifio de Blainville (Mesoplodon densirostris) en las Islas Canarias. Implicaciones sobre los efectos del ruido antrópico y las colisiones con embarcaciones.
Stacy Deruiter, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Thesis: Echolocation-based foraging by harbor porpoises and sperm whales, including effects of noise and acoustic propagation.

Anne Marie Surlykke David Mann Jakob Christensen-Dalsgaard Gitte McDonald
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Magnus Wahlberg Natacha Aguilar Soto
Peter L. Tyack Roger Hanlon

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