NS, R, STS Fundamentals of marine bioacoustics. Introduction to acoustics; analysis methods and quantitative tools; production and recording of sound; ocean noise; propagation theory; active and passive acoustics; hearing, sound production and communication in marine organisms, potential impacts of anthropogenic noise; and regulation of marine sound; methodologies used for generating, recording and analyzing marine sounds. Taught in Beaufort. Course prerequisites: Introductory biology; Physics 141L or 161L, or consent of instructor. Instructor: Nowacek. One course.