Journal Publications


Detections of Whale Vocalizations by Simultaneously Deployed Bottom-Moored and Deep-Water Mobile Autonomous Hydrophones

Fregosi S, Harris DV, Matsumoto H, Mellinger DK, Barlow J, Baumann-Pickering S, Klinck H (2020). Front Mar Sci 7:721. 10.3389/fmars.2020.00721

Seal bomb noise as a potential threat to Monterey Bay harbor porpoise

Simonis AE, Forney KA, Rankin S, Ryan J, Zhang Y, DeVogelaere A, Joseph JE, Margolina T, Krumpel A, Baumann-Pickering S (2020). Front Mar Sci 7:142. 10.3389/fmars.2020.00142

Co-occurrence of beaked whale strandings and naval sonar in the Mariana Islands, Western Pacific

Simonis AE, Brownell Jr RL, Thayre BJ, Trickey JS, Oleson EM, Huntington R, Baumann-Pickering S (2020). Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 287(20200070). 10.1098/rspb.2020.0070

DetEdit: A graphical user interface for annotating and editing events detected in long-term acoustic monitoring data

Solsona-Berga A, Frasier KE, Baumann-Pickering S, Wiggins SM, Hildebrand JA (2020). PLoS Computational Biology 16:e1007598. 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1007598


Global observing needs in the deep ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science

Levin LA, Bett BJ, Gates AR, Heimbach P, Howe BM, Janssen F, McCurdy A, Ruhl HA, Snelgrove P, Stocks KI, Bailey D, Baumann-Pickering S,… Weller RA (2019). 6(241). 10.3389/fmars.2019.00241

Assessing seasonality and density from passive acoustic monitoring of signals presumed to be from pygmy and dwarf sperm whales in the Gulf of Mexico

Hildebrand JA, Frasier KE, Baumann-Pickering S, Wiggins SM, Merkens KP, Garrison LP, Soldevilla MS, McDonald MA (2019). Frontiers in Marine Science, 6(66). 10.3389/fmars.2019.00066


A description of echolocation clicks recorded in the presence of True's beaked whale (Mesoplodon mirus)

DeAngelis, A. I., Stanistreet, J. E., Baumann-Pickering, S., & Cholewiak, D. M. (2018). Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 144(5), 2691-2700. 10.1121/1.5067379

Heard but not seen: Occurrence of Kogia spp. along the western North Atlantic shelf break

Hodge LEW, Baumann‐Pickering S, Hildebrand JA, Bell JT, Cummings EW, Foley HJ, McAlarney RJ, McLellan WA, Pabst DA,Swaim ZT, Waples DM, Read AJ. Marine Mammal Science. 10.1111/mms.12498


Geographic variation in Risso’s dolphin echolocation click spectra

Soldevilla MS, Baumann-Pickering S, Cholewiak D, Hodge LJW, Oleson EM, Rankin S. 2017. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 142:599-617. 10.1121/1.4996002

Lunar cycles affect common dolphin (Delphinus delphis) foraging in the Southern California Bight

Simonis AE, Roch MA, Baily B, Barlow J, Clemesha RES, Iacobellis S, Hildebrand, JA, Baumann-Pickering S. 2017. Marine Ecology Progress Series 577:221-235. 10.3354/meps12247

Limited trophic partitioning among sympatric delphinids off a tropical oceanic atoll

Young HS, Nigro K, McCauley D, Ballance L, Oleson EM, Baumann-Pickering S. 2017. PLOS ONE 12:e0181526,1-16. 10.1371/journal.pone.0181526

High-frequency modulated signals recorded off the Antarctic Peninsula area: are killer whales emitting them?

Reyes Reyes MV, Baumann-Pickering S, Simonis AE, Trickey JS, Melcón M, Hildebrand JA, Iñíguez M. 2017. Acoustics Australia. 10.1007/s40857-017-0103-x

Using passive acoustic monitoring to document the distribution of beaked whale species in the western North Atlantic Ocean

Stanistreet JE, Nowacek DP, Baumann-Pickering S, Bell JT, Cholewiak DM, Hildebrand JA, Hodge LEW, Moors-Murphy HB, Van Parijs SM, Read AJ. 2017. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 10.1139/cjfas-2016-0503

Acoustically Monitoring the Hawai‘i Longline Fishery for Interactions with False Killer Whales

Bayless AR, Oleson EM, Baumann-Pickering S, Simonis AE, Marchetti J, Martin S, Wiggins SM. 2017. Fisheries Research 190:122-131. 10.1016/j.fishres.2017.02.006


Effects of duty-cycled passive acoustic recordings on detecting the presence of beaked whales in the northwest Atlantic.

Stanistreet JE, Nowacek DP, Read AJ, Baumann-Pickering S, Moors-Murphy HB, Van Parijs SM. 2016. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 140:EL31-EL37. 10.1121/1.4955009

Management of acoustic metadata for bioacoustics

Roch MA, Batchelor H, Baumann-Pickering S, Berchok CL, Cholewiak D, Fujioka E, Garland EC, Herbert S, Hildebrand JA, Oleson EM, Van Parijs S, Risch D, Širović A, Soldevilla MS. 2016. Ecological Informatics. 31:122-136. 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2015.12.002

Odontocete occurrence in relation to changes in oceanography at a remote equatorial Pacific seamount

Baumann-Pickering S, Trickey JS, Wiggins SM, Oleson EM. 2016. Marine Mammal Science. 10.1111/mms.12299


Passive acoustic monitoring of beaked whale densities in the Gulf of Mexico

Hildebrand JA, Baumann-Pickering S, Frasier KE, Trickey JS, Merkens KP, Wiggins SM, McDonald MA, Garrison LP, Harris D, Marques TA, Thomas L. 2015. Scientific Reports. 5:16343. 10.1038/srep16343

Differences in oscillatory whistles produced by spinner (Stenella longirostris) and pantropical spotted (Stenella attenuata) dolphins

Gruden P, White PR, Oswald JN, Barkley Y, Cerchio S, Lammers M, Baumann-Pickering S. 2015. Marine Mammal Science.  10.1111/mms.12280

Acoustic behavior of melon-headed whales varies on a diel cycle

Baumann-Pickering S, Roch MA, Wiggins SM, Schnitzler H-U, Hildebrand JA. 2015. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 10.1007/s00265-015-1967-0

False killer whale and short-finned pilot whale acoustic identification

Baumann-Pickering S, Simonis AE, Oleson EM, Baird RW, Roch MA, Wiggins S. 2015. Endangered Species Research 28:97-108. 10.3354/esr00685

Antarctic beaked whale echolocation signals near South Scotia Ridge

Trickey JS, Baumann-Pickering S, Hildebrand JA, Reyes Reyes MV, Melcón M, Iñíguez M. 2015. Marine Mammal Science 31:1265-1274. 10.1111/mms.12216

Compensating for the effects of site and equipment variation on delphinid species identification from their echolocation clicks

Roch MA, Stinner-Sloan J, Baumann-Pickering S, Wiggins SM. 2015. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 137:22-29.  10.1121/1.4904507


Spatio-temporal patterns of beaked whale echolocation signals in the North Pacific

Baumann-Pickering S, Roch MA, Brownell Jr RL, Simonis AE, McDonald MA, Solsona-Berga A, Oleson EM, Wiggins SM, Hildebrand JA. 2014. PLoS ONE. 9(1):e86072.  10.1371/journal.pone.0086072


Description of sounds associated with Sowerby's beaked whales (Mesoplodon bidens) in the western North Atlantic Ocean

Cholewiak D, Baumann-Pickering S, Van Parijs S. 2013. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 134:3905-3912. 10.1121/1.4823843

Species-specific beaked whale echolocation signals

Baumann-Pickering S, McDonald MA, Simonis AE, Berga AS, Merkens KPB, Oleson EM, Roch MA, Wiggins SM, Rankin S, Yack TM, Hildebrand JA. 2013. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 134:2293-2301. 10.1121/1.4817832

Baird's beaked whale echolocation signals

Baumann-Pickering S, Yack TM, Barlow J, Wiggins SM, Hildebrand JA. 2013. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 133:4321-4331. 10.1121/1.4804316

Aleutian Islands beaked whale echolocation signals

Baumann-Pickering S, Simonis AE, Wiggins SM, Brownell RL, Hildebrand JA. 2012. Marine Mammal Science. 29(1):221-227. 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2011.00550.x


High-frequency modulated signals of killer whales (Orcinus orca) in the North Pacific

Simonis, AE, Baumann-Pickering S, Oleson E, Melcon ML, Gassmann M, Wiggins SM, Hildebrand JA. 2012. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 131:EL295-EL301. 10.1121/1.3690963

Bryde's whale seasonal range expansion and increasing presence in the Southern California Bight from 2000 to 2010

Kerosky, SM, Širović A, Roche LK, Baumann-Pickering S, Wiggins SM, Hildebrand JA. 2012. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers. 65:125-132.  10.1016/j.dsr.2012.03.013


Classification of echolocation clicks from odontocetes in the Southern California Bight

Roch, MA, Klinck H, Baumann-Pickering S, Mellinger DK, Qui S, Soldevilla MS, Hildebrand JA. 2011. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 129:467-475. 10.1121/1.3514383

Automated extraction of odontocete whistle contours

Roch, MA, Brandes ST, Patel B, Barkley Y, Baumann-Pickering S, Soldevilla MS. 2011. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 130:2212-2223. 10.1121/1.3624821

Description of sounds recorded from Longman's beaked whale, Indopacetus pacificus

Rankin, S, Baumann-Pickering S, Yack T, Barlow J. 2011. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 130:EL339-EL344. 10.1121/1.3646026

Auditory masking of a 10 kHz tone with environmental, comodulated, and Gaussian noise in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)

Trickey, JT, Branstetter, BK, Finneran JJ. 2011. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 128:3799-3804. 10.1121/1.3506367


Echolocation signals of a beaked whale at Palmyra Atoll

Baumann-Pickering, S, Wiggins SM, Roth EH, Roch MA, Schnitzler H-U, Hildebrand JA. 2010. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 127:3790-3799. 10.1121/1.3409478


Behavior of melon-headed whales, Peponocephala electra, near oceanic islands

Brownell, Robert L., J, Ralls K, Baumann-Pickering S, Poole MM. 2009. Marine Mammal Science. 25:639-658.  10.1111/j.1748-7692.2009.00281.x