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56. Matthews, L.P., Blades, B. and Parks, S.E., (2018). Female harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) behavioral response to playbacks of underwater male acoustic advertisement displays. PeerJ, 6, p.e4547. doi: 10.7717/peerj.4547

55. Root-Gutteridge, H., Cusano, D.A., Shiu, Y., Nowacek, D.P., Van Parijs, S.M., Parks, S.E. (2018). A lifetime of changing calls: North Atlantic right whales, Eubalaena glacialis, refine call production as they age. Animal Behaviour, 137, 21-34. doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2017.12.016


54. Davis,G.E., Baumgartner, M.F., Bonnell, J.M., Bell, J., Berchok,C. , Bort-Thornton, J., Brault,S., Buchanan, G., Charif,R.A., Cholewiak, D., Clark, C.W., Corkeron,P., Delarue,J., Dudzinski,K., Hatch,L., Hildebrand, J., Hodge,G., Klinck,H., Kraus,S., Martin,B., Mellinger,D.K., Moors-Murphy,H., Nieukirk, S., Nowacek,D.P., Parks, S.E., Read,A.J., Rice, A.N., Risch,D., Širović,A., Soldevilla,M., Stafford,K., Stanistreet, J.E., Summers, E., Todd, S., Warde,A., Van Parijs, S.M. (2017).  Long-term passive acoustic recordings track the changing distribution of North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) from 2004 to 2014. Scientific Reports 7(1), 13460. Open Access Article

53. Petraccione, J., Root-Gutteridge, H., Cusano, D., Parks, S.E. (2017). Exploring the early social affiliations and behaviour of a captive Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) calf. Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research. 5(3), 131-136. doi: 10.19227/jzar.v5i3.219

52. Zhang,S., Vempaty,A., Parks, S.E., Varshney, P.K. (2017). On classification of environmental acoustic data using crowds. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2017 IEEE International Conference, 5880-5884. PDF

51. Matthews, L.P., Gabriele, C.M., Parks, S.E. (2017). The Role of Season, Tide, and Diel Period in the Presence of Harbor Seal (Phoca vitulina) Breeding Vocalizations in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska. Aquatic Mammals. 43(5), 537-546. doi: 10.1578/AM.43.5.2017.537

50. Risch, D., & Parks, S. E. (2017). Biodiversity Assessment and Environmental Monitoring in Freshwater and Marine Biomes using Ecoacoustics. Farina, A. and Gage, S. eds.,  Ecoacoustics: The Ecological Role of Sounds, Wiley, p 145-168.

49.Hunsinger, E., Root-Gutteridge, H., Cusano, D. A., & Parks, S. E. (2017). A description of defensive hiss types in the flat horned hissing cockroach (Aeluropoda insignis). Bioacoustics, 1-11. doi:10.1080/09524622.2017.1327371

48. Matthews,L.P., Parks, S.E., Fournet, M.E.H, Gabriele,C.M., Womble, J.N., Klinck, H. (2017). Source levels and call parameters of harbor seal breeding vocalizations near a terrestrial haulout site in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Express Letters, 141(3), EL274-EL280. doi: 10.1121/1.4978299

47. Dombroski, J. R. G., Parks, S. E., Groch, K. R., Flores, P. A. C., and Sousa-Lima, R. S. (2017). Upcall production by southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) mother-calf pairs may be independent of diel period in a nursery area. Marine Mammal Science. doi:10.1111/mms.12382 


46. Dombroski, J. R. G., Parks, E. S., Groch, K. R., Flores, P. A. C., and Sousa-Lima, R. S. (2016). Vocalizations produced by southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) mother-calf pairs in a calving ground off Brazil. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 140, 1850-1857. 10.1121/1.4962231 

45. Blair, H., Merchant, N., Friedlaender, A., Wiley, D.N., Parks, S.E. (2016). Evidence for ship noise impacts on humpback whale foraging behavior. Biology Letters. 12(8). 20160005. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2016.0005 

44. Cusano, D. A., Matthews, L. P., Grapstein, E., & Parks, S. E. (2016). Effects of Increasing Temperature on Acoustic Advertisement in the Tettigoniidae. Journal of Orthoptera Research, 25(1), 39-47. doi: 10.1665/034.025.0101

43. Webster, T. A., Dawson, S. M., Rayment, W. J., Parks, S. E., & Van Parijs, S. M. (2016). Quantitative analysis of the acoustic repertoire of southern right whales in New Zealand. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 140(1), 322-333. doi: 10.1121/1.4955066

42. Tennessen, J.B., Parks, S.E. (2016). Acoustic propagation modeling indicates vocal compensation in noise improves communication range for North Atlantic right whales. Endangered Species Research, 30: 225-237. doi: 10.3354/esr00738

41. McCordic, J.A., Root-Gutteridge, H., Cusano, D.A., Denes, S.L., Parks, S.E. (2016). Calls of North Atlantic right whales Eubalaena glacialis contain information on individial identity and age class. Endangered Species Research, 30: 157-169. doi: 10.3354/esr00735

40. Tennessen, J.B., Parks, S.E., Tennessen, T.P., Langkilde, T.L. (2016). Raising a racket: invasive species compete acoustically with native treefrogs. Animal Behaviour, 114: 53-61. doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.01.021

39. Tennessen, J.B., Parks, S.E., Langkilde, T.L. (2016). Anthropogenic noise and physiological stress in wildlife. In: The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life II, Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 875, Popper, A.N., Hawkins, A. eds., Springer, 1145-1148. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2981-8_142

38. Parks, S.E., Groch, K, Flores, P, Sousa-Lima, R, Urazghildiiev, I. (2016). Humans, fish, and whales: How right whales modify calling behavior in response to shifting background noise conditions. In: The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life II, Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 875, Popper, A.N., Hawkins, A. eds., Springer, 809-813. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2981-8_99


37. Hotchkin, C.F., Parks, S.E., Weiss, D.J. (2015). Noise-Induced Frequency Modifications of Tamarin Vocalizations: Implications for Noise Compensation in Nonhuman Primates. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0130211. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0130211

36. Merchant, N.D., Fristrup, K.M., Johnson, M.P., Tyack, P.L., Witt, M.J., Blondel, P., Parks, S.E. (2015). Measuring acoustic habitats. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 6: 257–265. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12330


35. Weiss, D.J., Hotchkin, C.F., Parks, S.E. (2014). Modification of spectral features by nonhuman primates. Behavioral and Brain Science 37(6): 574-576. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X13003099

34. Parks, S.E., Cusano, D.A., Stimpert, A.K., Weinrich, M.T., Friedlaender, A.S., Wiley, D.N. (2014). Evidence for acoustic communication among bottom foraging humpback whales. Scientific Reports 4: 7508. doi:10.1038/srep07508

33. Tennessen, J.B., Parks, S.E., Langkilde, T. (2014). Traffic noise causes physiological stress and impairs breeding migration behaviour in frogs. Conservation Physiology 2(1): cou032. doi:10.1093/conphys/cou032

32. Matthews, L.P., McCordic, J.A., Parks, S.E. (2014). Remote Acoustic Monitoring of North Atlantic Right Whales (Eubalaena glacialis) Reveals Seasonal and Diel Variations in Acoustic Behavior. PLoS ONE 9(3): e91367. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0091367

31. Parks, S.E., Miksis-Olds, J.L., Denes, S.L. (2014). Assessing marine ecosystem acoustic diversity across ocean basins. Ecological Informatics 21: 81-88. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2013.11.003


30. Ware, C., Wiley, D.N., Friedlaender, A.S., Weinrich, M., Hazen, E.L., Bocconcelli, A., Parks, S.E., Stimpert, A.K., Thompson, M.A., Abernathy, K. (2013). Bottom side-roll feeding by humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the southern Gulf of Maine, U.S.A. Marine Mammal Science 30(2): 494-511. doi: 10.1111/mms.12053.

29. Hotchkin, C., Parks, S. (2013). The Lombard effect and other noise-induced vocal modifications: insight from mammalian communication systems. Biological Reviews 88(4): 809-824. doi: 10.1111/brv.12026.


28. Tervo, O.M., Christoffersen, M.F., Simon, M., Miller, L.A., Jensen, F.H., Parks, S.E., Madsen, P.T. (2012). High Source Levels and Small Active Space of High-Pitched Song in Bowhead Whales (Balaena mysticetus). PLoS ONE 7(12): e52072. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0052072.

27. Parks, S.E., Hotchkin, C.F., Cortopassi, K.A., Clark, C.W. (2012). Characteristics of gunshot sound displays by North Atlantic right whales in the Bay of Fundy. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 131(4): 3173-3179. doi: 10.1121/1.3688507.

26. Rolland, R.M., Parks, S.E., Hunt, K.E., Castellote, M., Corkeron, P.J., Nowacek, D.P., Wasser, S.K., Kraus, S.D. (2012). Evidence that ship noise increases stress in right whales. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279: 2363-2368. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2011.2429.

25. Parks, S.E., Johnson, M.P., Nowacek, D.P., and Tyack, P.L. (2012). Changes in Vocal Behavior of North Atlantic Right Whales in Increased Noise. In:The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, Popper, A.N., Hawkins, A. eds., Springer, 317-320.

24. Miksis-Olds, J.L., Nystuen, J.A., Parks, S.E. (2012). What Does Ecosystem Acoustics Reveal About Marine Mammals in the Bering Sea? In:The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, Popper, A.N., Hawkins, A. eds., Springer, 597-600.

23.Parks, S.E., Warren, J.D., Stamieszkin, K., Mayo, C.A., Wiley, D. (2012). Dangerous dining: surface foraging of North Atlantic right whales increases risk of vessel collisions. Biology Letters 8: 57-60. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2011.0578.


22. Parks, S.E., Searby, A., Celerier, A., Johnson, M.P., Nowacek, D.P., Tyack, P.L. (2011). Sound production behavior of individual North Atlantic right whales: implications for passive acoustic monitoring. Endang. Species. Res. 15: 63-76. doi: 10.3354/esr00368.

21. Canning, C., Crain, D., Eaton, T.S., Nuessly, K., Friedlaender, A., Hurst, T., Parks, S., Ware, C., Wiley, D., Weinrich, M. (2011). Population-level lateralized feeding behaviour in North Atlantic humpback whales, Megaptera novaeangliae. Animal Behaviour, 82(4): 901-909. doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2011.07.031.

20. Miksis-Olds, J.L., Parks, S.E. (2011). Seasonal trends in acoustic detection of ribbon seals (Histriophoca fasciata) in the Bering Sea. Aquatic Mammals 37(4): 464-471. doi: 10.1578/AM.37.4.2011.464

19. Grebner, D.M., Parks, S.E., Bradley, D.L., Miksis-Olds, J.L., Capone, D.E., Ford, J.K. (2011). Divergence of a stereotyped call in northern resident killer whales. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 129(2): 1067-1072. doi: 10.1121/1.3531842.

18. Tervo, O.M., Parks, S.E., Christoffersen, M.F., Miller, L.A., Kristensen, R.M. (2011). Annual changes in the winter song of bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) in Disko Bay, Western Greenland. Marine Mammal Science 27(3): E241-E252. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2010.00451.x.

17. Stimpert, A.K., Au, W.W.L., Parks, S.E., Hurst, T., Wiley, D.N. (2011). Common humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) sound types for passive acoustic monitoring. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 129(1): 476-482. doi: 10.1121/1.3504708.



16. Parks, S.E., Johnson, M., Nowacek, D., Tyack P.L. (2010). Individual right whales call louder in increased environmental noise. Biology Letters 7(1): 33-35. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2010.0451.

15. Miksis-Olds, J.L., Nystuen, J.A., Parks, S.E. (2010). Detecting marine mammals with an adaptive sub-sampling recorder in the Bering Sea. Applied Acoustics 71(11): 1087-1092. doi:10.1016/j.apacoust.2010.05.010.


14. Van Parijs, S., Clark, C.W., Sousa-Lima, R.S., Parks, S.E., Rankin, S., Risch, D., Van Opzeeland, I.C. (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: 10.3354/meps08123.

13. Tervo, O.M., Parks, S.E., Miller, L.E. (2009). Seasonal changes in the vocal behavior of bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) in Disko Bay, Western-Greenland. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 126(3): 1570-1580. doi: 10.1121/1.3158941.

12. Urazghildiiev,I., Clark, C.W., Krein, T., Parks, S.E. (2009). Detection and recognition of North Atlantic right whale contact calls in the presence of ambient noise. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering 34(3): 358-369. doi: 10.1109/JOE.2009.2014931.

11. Parks, S.E., Urazghildiiev, I., Clark, C.W. (2009). Variability in ambient noise levels and call parameters of North Atlantic right whales in three habitat areas. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 125(2): 1230-1239. doi: 10.1121/1.3050282.


10. Parks, S.E., Clark, C.W. (2008). Acoustic Communication in Mysticetes. Bioacoustics 17: 45-47. doi: 10.1080/09524622.2008.9753759

9. Parks, S.E., Clark, C.W., Tyack, P.L. (2008). Long- and Short-term changes in right whale acoustic behaviour in increased low-frequency noise. Bioacoustics 17: 179-180.


8. Parks, S.E., Clark, C.W., Tyack, P.L. (2007). Short and long-term changes in right whale calling behavior: the potential effects of noise on communication. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 122(6): 3725-3731. doi: 10.1121/1.2799904.

7. Parks, S.E., Brown, M. B., Conger, L., Hamilton, P.K., Knowlton, A.R., Kraus, S.D., Slay, C. Tyack, P.L. (2007). Occurrence, composition, and potential functions of North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) surface active groups. Marine Mammal Science 23(4): 868-887. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2007.00154.x.

6. Parks, S.E., Ketten, D.R., O’Malley, J.T., Arruda, J. (2007). Anatomical predictions of hearing in the North Atlantic right whale. The Anatomical Record 290: 734-744. doi: 10.1002/ar.20527.

5. Parks, S.E., Clark, C.W. (2007). Acoustic Communication: Social Sounds and the Potential Impacts of Noise. In: The Urban Whale. S. Kraus and R. Rolland eds., Harvard University Press, 310-332.

4. Clark, C.W., Gillespie, D., Nowacek, D.P, Parks, S.E. (2007.) Listening to their world: Acoustics for monitoring and protecting right whales in an urbanized ocean. In: The Urban Whale. S. Kraus and R. Rolland eds., Harvard University Press, 333-357.


3. Parks, S.E., Tyack, P.L. (2005). Sound production by North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) in surface active groups. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 117(5): 3297-3306. doi: 10.1121/1.1882946.

2. Parks, S.E., Hamilton, P.K., Kraus, S.D., Tyack, P.L. (2005). The Gunshot sound produced by male North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) and its potential function in reproductive advertisement. Marine Mammal Science 21(3): 458-475. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2005.tb01244.x


1. Parks, S. (2003). Response of North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) to playback of calls recorded from surface active groups in both the North and South Atlantic. Marine Mammal Science 19(3): 563-580. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2003.tb01321.x