Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on Animals

  • Hans Slabbekoorn
  • Robert J. Dooling
  • Arthur N. Popper
  • Richard R. Fay

Part of the Springer Handbook of Auditory Research book series (SHAR, volume 66)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Hans Slabbekoorn, Robert J. Dooling, Arthur N. Popper
    Pages 1-22
  3. Robert J. Dooling, Marjorie R. Leek
    Pages 23-46
  4. Micheal L. Dent, Mark A. Bee
    Pages 47-82
  5. James C. Saunders, Robert J. Dooling
    Pages 83-107
  6. Ole Næsbye Larsen, Craig Radford
    Pages 109-144
  7. Anthony D. Hawkins, Arthur N. Popper
    Pages 145-177
  8. Andrea Megela Simmons, Peter M. Narins
    Pages 179-208
  9. Wouter Halfwerk, Bernard Lohr, Hans Slabbekoorn
    Pages 209-242
  10. Hans Slabbekoorn, JoAnn McGee, Edward J. Walsh
    Pages 243-276
  11. Christine Erbe, Rebecca Dunlop, Sarah Dolman
    Pages 277-309

About this book


This volume examines the effect of man-made sound on animals, with a focus on vertebrates. 

·         Man-Made Sounds and Animals
Hans Slabbekoorn, Robert J. Dooling, and Arthur N. Popper

·         Communication Masking by Man-Made Noise
Robert J. Dooling and Marjorie R. Leek

·         The Principles of Auditory Object Formation by Nonhuman Animals
Micheal L. Dent and Mark A. Bee

·         Characteristics of Temporary and Permanent Threshold Shift in Vertebrate
James C. Saunders and Robert J. Dooling

·         Acoustic Conditions Affecting Sound Communication in Air and Underwater
Ole Næsbye Larsen and Craig Radford

·         Effects of Man-Made Sound on Fishes
Anthony D. Hawkins and Arthur N. Popper

·         Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on Amphibians and Reptiles
Andrea Megela Simmons and Peter M. Narins

·         Impact of Man-Made Sound on Birds and Their Songs
Wouter Halfwerk, Bernard Lohr, and Hans Slabbekoorn

·         Effects of Man-Made Sound on Terrestrial Mammals
Hans Slabbekoorn, JoAnn McGee, and Edward J. Walsh

·         Effects of Noise on Marine Mammals
Christine Erbe, Rebecca Dunlop, and Sarah Dolman

Hans Slabbekoorn is Associate Professor in the Department of Behavioural Biology at Leiden University

Robert J. Dooling is Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Maryland

Arthur N. Popper
is Professor Emeritus and research Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Maryland, College Park

Richard R Fay is Distinguished Research Professor of Psychology at Loyola University Chicago


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Editors and affiliations

  • Hans Slabbekoorn
    • 1
  • Robert J. Dooling
    • 2
  • Arthur N. Popper
    • 3
  • Richard R. Fay
    • 4
  1. 1.Faculty of Science, Institute of Biology Leiden (IBL)Leiden UniversityLeidenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA
  3. 3.Department of BiologyUniversity of MarylandSilver SpringUSA
  4. 4.Loyola University ChicagoChicagoUSA

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