International Bioacoustics Council (IBAC)
XV IBAC Symposium
Pavia, Italy, October 24-26, 1996
Abstracts of the papers are also published in Bioacoustics 8:249-279
Gianni Pavan(1,2), Marco Priano(1), Michele Manghi(1)
1 - Centro Interdisciplinare di Bioacustica e Ricerche
Ambientali, Università di Pavia
Wednesday, 23 October 1996
Thursday, 24 October 1996
08:30 - 09:30 Late registrations
Biodiversity and acoustic communication
10:30 - 11:00 Acoustic biodiversity in tropical
cicadas: examples from S.E. Asia.
11:00 - 11:40 Sound libraries have biodiversity taped. Richard Ranft
14:00 - 14:30 Acoustic localizations of blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) by fixed arrays and moored autonomous hydrophone arrays. Kathleen M. Stafford, Christopher G. Fox
14:30 - 15:00 Aversive sound and the harbour
porpoise (Phocoena phocoena).
15:00 - 15:30 Comparison of Swimbladder and Pectoral Sounds in Pimelodid, Mochokid and Doradid Catfish. Friedrich Ladich
15:30 - 16:00 Use of auditory brainstem response (ABR) for fish auditory sensitivity study. Hong Y. Yan, Todd N. Kenyon, Friedrich Ladich
Acoustic ecology & Behavioural aspects in acoustic communication: birds.
16:30 - 17:00 Communication networks in territorial songbirds. P.K. McGregor
17:00 - 17:30 Song - a reliable cue for male quality in the moustached warbler Acrocephalus melanopogon? Birgit Fessl, Herbert Hoi
17:30 - 18:00 Discrimination of the parental call by the king penguin chick Aptenodytes patagonicus: the "cocktail-party" effect. Thierry Aubin, Pierre Jouventin
18:00 - 18:30 Dialects in Ravens: New aspects of an old problem. Peter Enggist
18:30 - 19:00 Communication in Ravens: Again new aspects of an old problem. Ueli Pfister
Friday, 25 October 1996
Acoustic ecology & Behavioural aspects in acoustic communication: mammals.
09:00 - 09:30 Spectrographic analysis of cat vocalizations during the early months of life. Clotilde Trinchero, Cristina Giacoma, Roberto Ostellino
09:30 - 10:00 Subharmonics and frequency jumps in the vocalisation of Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata). Tobias Riede
10:00 - 10:30 Vocalizations of captive ringtailed and ruffed lemurs: stability and mother offspring comparison. Clotilde Trinchero, Cristina Giacoma, Marco Gamba, Maura Ampollini
Acoustic ecology & Behavioural aspects in acoustic communication: amphibians.
11:00 - 11:30 The role of female choice in the evolution of the European green-toad advertisement call. Sergio Castellano, Cristina Giacoma
11:30 - 12:00 First record of the mating call of a burrowing frog from western Madagascar: Scaphiophryne brevis (Boulenger, 1896) (Anura: Microhylidae). Riccardo Jesu, Giovanni Schimmenti
Ultrasound and sound analysis methods
14:00 - 14:30 A bionic sonarhead. Herbert Peremans, Ashley Walker and John Hallam
14:30 - 15:00 Ultrasonic vocalizations during heterosexual encounters in mice. Mazzacane E., D'Amato F.R.
15:00 - 15:30 Sonographic characterization of ultrasonic vocalizations emitted by infant laboratory mice. Igor Branchi, Daniela Santucci, Augusto Vitale, Enrico Alleva
16:00 - 17:00 Poster Discussion
17:00 - 19:00 Informal discussion group.
Chairman: Richard Ranft "audio copyright and licensing, and preserving
of sound quality in publications", proposed by Sten Wahlström.
Saturday, 26 October 1996
09:00 - 10:30 Poster Discussion
10:30 - 11:30 Technical Demonstrations
Sound and ultrasound acquisition and analysis. Technical demonstration. Gianni Pavan, Michele Manghi
11:45 - 12:30 IBAC AGM
14:00 - 18:00 Excursion, depending on the weather conditions; visit to the "Certosa di Pavia"
Sunday, 27 October 1996