Annual Reports of Technical Committees

This yearly report audits exercises of the Technical Committee on

Acoustical Oceanography (TCAO) from the 172nd and 173rd gatherings of

Acoustical Society of America (ASA) in Honolulu, Hawaii, held mutually

with the Acoustical Society of Japan and in Boston, Massachusetts, held

mutually with the European Acoustics Association. victor mamou These were incredibly

occasion filled gatherings for the AOTC as we appreciate solid joint efforts

with our Pacific-edge and overseas associates.

The year was especially important for the AOTC as we praised our 25th commemoration with an exceptional meeting at the Honolulu meeting. The crowd delighted in welcomed talks from our TC originators, Michael

Buckingham and David Farmer, ASA privileged individual Walter Munk, and

field illuminators Peter Worcester, James Lynch, Tim Stanton, Aaron

Thode, Grant Deane, Martin Siderius, Ross Chapman, and Darrell

Jackson. The 25th commemoration soul proceeded at the Honolulu meeting

with exceptional meetings in two in number AO branches of knowledge: Ocean Acoustic

Tomography and Acoustic Scattering by Aquatic Organisms.

The high vitality from the Honolulu meeting persisted to Boston

which was co-facilitated with the European Acoustics Association. In Boston, we

honored our partner David Farmer whose wonderful profession in principle,

experimentation and designing has contacted if not made essentially every control of acoustical oceanography. A lot to the enjoyment of David, talks from

understudies and partners tended to commitments to our comprehension of disturbance, inside waves, mesoscale and submesoscale measures, air-ocean connection, Langmuir dissemination, bubble acoustics, zooplankton, fish and marine

warm blooded animal acoustics, silt transport, and geoacoustics. Other effective

exceptional meetings in Boston included, Acoustic Measurements of Sediment

Transport and Near-Bottom Structures, Acoustics and Acoustic Ecology of

Benthic Communities, and Tools and Methods of Ocean Mapping.

Throughout the year there were likewise a few honors. At the Honolulu meeting

the AOTC was satisfied to grant the 2016 Medwin Prize to Tom Weber of

the University of New Hampshire (UNH) where the reference peruses “In acknowledgment of his work on the turn of events and utilization of acoustic methods for

understanding and evaluating gas rises in the sea.” Dr. Weber conveyed the Acoustical Oceanography Prize Lecture at the Honolulu meeting

named “Acoustic perceptions and portrayal of maritime methane gas

bubbles ascending from the seabed.” At the Boston meeting, it was our pleasure

to grant the 2017 Medwin Prize to Jennifer Miksis-Olds additionally of UNH. The

reference peruses “For the advancement of novel sea acoustic field methods

furthermore, examinations for understanding marine life and biological systems.” Dr. MiksisOlds conveyed the Acoustical Oceanography Prize Lecture entitled

“Investigating sea environments and elements through sound.”

There were additionally five outstanding understudy papers that were perceived

at the two gatherings. At the Honolulu meeting the primary spot paper was

introduced by Matthew Zeh of the University of Texas at Austin entitled

“Acoustic dispersing by tube-building worms (Polychaeta: Maldanidae) of

the New England Mud Patch” and in Boston the primary spot paper was

given by Jenna Hare of Dalhousie University named “Sound speed and

lessening in water-immersed granular materials at MHz frequencies.”

Second spot and equivalent second papers at these gatherings were given to

Kai-Fu Chang (National Taiwan University), Elizabeth Brown (Rensselaer

Polytechnic Institute), and Genevieve Flaspohler (Woods Hole

Oceanographic Institution). It was a delight to see so numerous amazing understudy papers at these two gatherings.

I need to thank everybody in the TC for all the great work they

accomplished for us and the general public and we anticipate a beneficial and energizing year ahead.

JOHN A. COLOSI

Seat, 2016–2019

J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 142 (3), September 2017 1505

Creature Bioacoustics

It has been a bustling year for TC AB, with two joint gatherings: Hawaii,

November/December 2016, joint with the Acoustical Society of Japan; and

Boston, June 2017, joint with the European Acoustics Association.

In Hawaii, we had extraordinary meetings on The Anthropogenic Transient

Clamor Sound Field and Its Effects on Animal Communication; Bat

Echolocation: New experiences on biosonar creation, preparing, and execution from field and research facility examinations; Behavioral Response

Studies; Sequence Information in Mammalian Vocal Call Production;

Tropical Bioacoustics; Marine Acoustic Ecology; Diversity of Bioacoustic

Signs; and on Animal Bioacoustics Technology. There were numerous

unique entries and not every person needed, or could be obliged

with, an oral time allotment; in lieu, we had an effective banner meeting.

We cohosted a meeting with TC Acoustical Oceanography on Acoustic

Dispersing by Aquatic Organisms. To wrap things up, we regarded ASA

Silver and Gold Medalist Whitlow Au with a meeting in his name in

Hawaii. A large number of Whit’s previous understudies joined in and introduced, and there

were a few enthusiastic minutes. As a senior individual from the crowd remarked to me, they had never seen such an overflowing of

appreciation, friendship and love at any meeting previously.

We had 49 passages for TC AB understudy introduction grants. The oral

introduction grant went to Jillian Sills, “Foreseeing veiling by indiscreet

clamor sources: A trial assessment.” The banner introduction grant

was won by Takuji Kawagishi, “Observing of pig wheezing utilizing timefrequency investigation for recognizing maladies.”

In Boston, we had uncommon meetings on Biosonar; Comparative

Conduct Studies; Incorporating Underwater Acoustics Research into the

Dynamic Process; Data Management, Detection, Classification, and

Restriction; and Ecosystem Acoustics. Once more, we had an enormous and effective banner meeting. Like Hawaii, we held named meetings to respect

Robert Dooling just as Arthur Popper and Anthony Hawkins with numerous

of their understudies and friends joining in and introducing. Together, these specialized and contacting meetings offer demonstration of the spearheading examination of all of

these fine bioacousticians, their mentorship and sweeping effects.

We had 38 passages for TC AB understudy introduction grants. Tree

Screven won the oral introduction rivalry with her introduction on

“Social experience impacts ultrasonic vocalization discernment in research center mice.” Kristen Kanes, “Computerized grouping of Pacific whitesided dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens) beat calls for diel design

appraisal,” and Mark Saddler, “Describing Chilean blue whale vocalizations with advanced acoustic account labels: A trial of utilizing label accelerometers for guest distinguishing proof,” tied for best banner.

An ardent thank-you to both Ben Taft and Aaron Thode, our

Specialized Program Organizers, for what probably been Herculean undertakings

given the sheer measure of introductions that must be sorted out into integermultiples of half-day meetings, with negligible cover, and without speaker

strife, in close by rooms, that were neither too little nor excessively huge, and so forth.

Uncommon meetings recommended for future ASA gatherings can be found on

the TC AB site.

Regarding TC AB Technical activities for the year 2017, the ASA

liberally upheld the Animal Acoustic Communication meeting in

Omaha, Nebraska, July 2017.

TC AB is effectively engaged with the improvement of acoustic norms.

We presently have working gatherings on the Effects of Sound on Fish and

Turtles; Towed Array Passive Acoustic Operations for Bioacoustic

Applications; Description and Measurement of the Ambient Sound in Parks,

Wild Areas, and Other Quiet as well as Pristine Areas; Noise and

Vibration in Animal Laboratory Facilities; Auditory Evoked Potential Testing

of Toothed Whale Hearing; and Acoustic Metadata for Passive Acoustic

Checking. Anyone keen on partaking, if it’s not too much trouble contact TC AB.

To wrap things up, JASA is searching for extra Associate Editors

in AB.

Much obliged to you to all the individuals from TC AB for your help and

inclusion in the different exercises of the ASA.

CHRISTINE ERBE

Seat, 2015–2018

Structural Acoustics

The Technical Committee on Architectural Acoustics is dynamic and

sound, with solid commitment at ASA public and territorial gatherings

consistently.

Leadersh

This yearly report audits exercises of the Technical Committee on

Acoustical Oceanography (TCAO) from the 172nd and 173rd gatherings of

Acoustical Society of America (ASA) in Honolulu, Hawaii, held mutually

with the Acoustical Society of Japan and in Boston, Massachusetts, held

mutually with the European Acoustics Association. These were incredibly

occasion filled gatherings for the AOTC as we appreciate solid joint efforts

with our Pacific-edge and overseas associates.

The year was especially important for the AOTC as we praised our 25th commemoration with an exceptional meeting at the Honolulu meeting. The crowd delighted in welcomed talks from our TC originators, Michael

Buckingham and David Farmer, ASA privileged individual Walter Munk, and

field illuminators Peter Worcester, James Lynch, Tim Stanton, Aaron

Thode, Grant Deane, Martin Siderius, Ross Chapman, and Darrell

Jackson. The 25th commemoration soul proceeded at the Honolulu meeting

with exceptional meetings in two in number AO branches of knowledge: Ocean Acoustic

Tomography and Acoustic Scattering by Aquatic Organisms.

The high vitality from the Honolulu meeting persisted to Boston

which was co-facilitated with the European Acoustics Association. In Boston, we

honored our partner David Farmer whose wonderful profession in principle,

experimentation and designing has contacted if not made essentially every control of acoustical oceanography. A lot to the enjoyment of David, talks from

understudies and partners tended to commitments to our comprehension of disturbance, inside waves, mesoscale and submesoscale measures, air-ocean connection, Langmuir dissemination, bubble acoustics, zooplankton, fish and marine

warm blooded animal acoustics, silt transport, and geoacoustics. Other effective

exceptional meetings in Boston included, Acoustic Measurements of Sediment

Transport and Near-Bottom Structures, Acoustics and Acoustic Ecology of

Benthic Communities, and Tools and Methods of Ocean Mapping.

Throughout the year there were likewise a few honors. At the Honolulu meeting

the AOTC was satisfied to grant the 2016 Medwin Prize to Tom Weber of

the University of New Hampshire (UNH) where the reference peruses “In acknowledgment of his work on the turn of events and utilization of acoustic methods for

understanding and evaluating gas rises in the sea.” Dr. Weber conveyed the Acoustical Oceanography Prize Lecture at the Honolulu meeting

named “Acoustic perceptions and portrayal of maritime methane gas

bubbles ascending from the seabed.” At the Boston meeting, it was our pleasure

to grant the 2017 Medwin Prize to Jennifer Miksis-Olds additionally of UNH. The

reference peruses “For the advancement of novel sea acoustic field methods

furthermore, examinations for understanding marine life and biological systems.” Dr. MiksisOlds conveyed the Acoustical Oceanography Prize Lecture entitled

“Investigating sea environments and elements through sound.”

There were additionally five outstanding understudy papers that were perceived

at the two gatherings. At the Honolulu meeting the primary spot paper was

introduced by Matthew Zeh of the University of Texas at Austin entitled

“Acoustic dispersing by tube-building worms (Polychaeta: Maldanidae) of

the New England Mud Patch” and in Boston the primary spot paper was

given by Jenna Hare of Dalhousie University named “Sound speed and

lessening in water-immersed granular materials at MHz frequencies.”

Second spot and equivalent second papers at these gatherings were given to

Kai-Fu Chang (National Taiwan University), Elizabeth Brown (Rensselaer

Polytechnic Institute), and Genevieve Flaspohler (Woods Hole

Oceanographic Institution). It was a delight to see so numerous amazing understudy papers at these two gatherings.

I need to thank everybody in the TC for all the great work they

accomplished for us and the general public and we anticipate a beneficial and energizing year ahead.

JOHN A. COLOSI

Seat, 2016–2019

J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 142 (3), September 2017 1505

Creature Bioacoustics

It has been a bustling year for TC AB, with two joint gatherings: Hawaii,

November/December 2016, joint with the Acoustical Society of Japan; and

Boston, June 2017, joint with the European Acoustics Association.

In Hawaii, we had extraordinary meetings on The Anthropogenic Transient

Clamor Sound Field and Its Effects on Animal Communication; Bat

Echolocation: New experiences on biosonar creation, preparing, and execution from field and research facility examinations; Behavioral Response

Studies; Sequence Information in Mammalian Vocal Call Production;

Tropical Bioacoustics; Marine Acoustic Ecology; Diversity of Bioacoustic

Signs; and on Animal Bioacoustics Technology. There were numerous

unique entries and not every person needed, or could be obliged

with, an oral time allotment; in lieu, we had an effective banner meeting.

We cohosted a meeting with TC Acoustical Oceanography on Acoustic

Dispersing by Aquatic Organisms. To wrap things up, we regarded ASA

Silver and Gold Medalist Whitlow Au with a meeting in his name in

Hawaii. A large number of Whit’s previous understudies joined in and introduced, and there

were a few enthusiastic minutes. As a senior individual from the crowd remarked to me, they had never seen such an overflowing of

appreciation, friendship and love at any meeting previously.

We had 49 passages for TC AB understudy introduction grants. The oral

introduction grant went to Jillian Sills, “Foreseeing veiling by indiscreet

clamor sources: A trial assessment.” The banner introduction grant

was won by Takuji Kawagishi, “Observing of pig wheezing utilizing timefrequency investigation for recognizing maladies.”

In Boston, we had uncommon meetings on Biosonar; Comparative

Conduct Studies; Incorporating Underwater Acoustics Research into the

Dynamic Process; Data Management, Detection, Classification, and

Restriction; and Ecosystem Acoustics. Once more, we had an enormous and effective banner meeting. Like Hawaii, we held named meetings to respect

Robert Dooling just as Arthur Popper and Anthony Hawkins with numerous

of their understudies and friends joining in and introducing. Together, these specialized and contacting meetings offer demonstration of the spearheading examination of all of

these fine bioacousticians, their mentorship and sweeping effects.

We had 38 passages for TC AB understudy introduction grants. Tree

Screven won the oral introduction rivalry with her introduction on

“Social experience impacts ultrasonic vocalization discernment in research center mice.” Kristen Kanes, “Computerized grouping of Pacific whitesided dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens) beat calls for diel design

appraisal,” and Mark Saddler, “Describing Chilean blue whale vocalizations with advanced acoustic account labels: A trial of utilizing label accelerometers for guest distinguishing proof,” tied for best banner.

An ardent thank-you to both Ben Taft and Aaron Thode, our

Specialized Program Organizers, for what probably been Herculean undertakings

given the sheer measure of introductions that must be sorted out into integermultiples of half-day meetings, with negligible cover, and without speaker

strife, in close by rooms, that were neither too little nor excessively huge, and so forth.

Uncommon meetings recommended for future ASA gatherings can be found on

the TC AB site.

Regarding TC AB Technical activities for the year 2017, the ASA

liberally upheld the Animal Acoustic Communication meeting in

Omaha, Nebraska, July 2017.

TC AB is effectively engaged with the improvement of acoustic norms.

We presently have working gatherings on the Effects of Sound on Fish and

Turtles; Towed Array Passive Acoustic Operations for Bioacoustic

Applications; Description and Measurement of the Ambient Sound in Parks,

Wild Areas, and Other Quiet as well as Pristine Areas; Noise and

Vibration in Animal Laboratory Facilities; Auditory Evoked Potential Testing

of Toothed Whale Hearing; and Acoustic Metadata for Passive Acoustic

Checking. Anyone keen on partaking, if it’s not too much trouble contact TC AB.

To wrap things up, JASA is searching for extra Associate Editors

in AB.

Much obliged to you to all the individuals from TC AB for your help and

inclusion in the different exercises of the ASA.

CHRISTINE ERBE

Seat, 2015–2018

Structural Acoustics

The Technical Committee on Architectural Acoustics is dynamic and

sound, with solid commitment at ASA public and territorial gatherings

consistently.

Leadersh

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