Publications


Jones, J. M., Hildebrand, J. A., Thayre, B. J., Jameson, E., Small, R. J., & Wiggins, S. M. (2022). The influence of sea ice on the detection of bowhead whale calls. Scientific Reports, 12(1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-12186-5
Ziegenhorn, M. A., Frasier, K. E., Hildebrand, J. A., Oleson, E. M., Baird, R. W., Wiggins, S. M., & Baumann-Pickering, S. (2022). Discriminating and classifying odontocete echolocation clicks in the Hawaiian Islands using machine learning methods. PLOS ONE, 17(4), e0266424. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0266424
Cohen, R. E., Frasier, K. E., Baumann-Pickering, S., Wiggins, S. M., Rafter, M. A., Baggett, L. M., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2022). Identification of western North Atlantic odontocete echolocation click types using machine learning and spatiotemporal correlates. PLOS ONE, 17(3), e0264988. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0264988
Jones, J. M., Frasier, K. E., Westdal, K. H., Ootoowak, A. J., Wiggins, S. M., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2022). Beluga (Delphinapterus leucas) and narwhal (Monodon monoceros) echolocation click detection and differentiation from long-term Arctic acoustic recordings. Polar Biology, 15. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00300-022-03008-5
Krumpel, A., Rice, A., Frasier, K. E., Reese, F., Trickey, J. S., Simonis, A. E., Ryan, J. P., Wiggins, S. M., Denzinger, A., Schnitzler, H. U., & Baumann-Pickering, S. (2021). Long-term patterns of noise from underwater explosions and their relation to fisheries in Southern California. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8, 21. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.796849
ZoBell, V. M., Frasier, K. E., Morten, J. A., Hastings, S. P., Reeves, L. E. P., Wiggins, S. M., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2021). Underwater noise mitigation in the Santa Barbara Channel through incentive-based vessel speed reduction. Scientific Reports, 11(1), 12. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-96506-1
Wiggins, S. M., Krumpel, A., Dorman, L. M., Hildebrand, J. A., & Baumann-Pickering, S. (2021). Seal bomb explosion sound source characterization. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 150(3), 1821–1829. https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0006101
Rice, A., Debich, A. J., Sirovic, A., Oleson, E. M., Trickey, J. S., Varga, L. M., Wiggins, S. M., Hildebrand, J. A., & Baumann-Pickering, S. (2021). Cetacean occurrence offshore of Washington from long-term passive acoustic monitoring. Marine Biology, 168(8), 22. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-021-03941-9
Hildebrand, J. A., Frasier, K. E., Baumann-Pickering, S., & Wiggins, S. M. (2021). An empirical model for wind-generated ocean noise. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 149(6), 4516–4533. https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0005430
Rice, A., Širović, A., Trickey, J. S., Debich, A. J., Gottlieb, R. S., Wiggins, S. M., Hildebrand, J. A., & Baumann-Pickering, S. (2021). Cetacean occurrence in the Gulf of Alaska from long-term passive acoustic monitoring. Marine Biology, 168(5), 72. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-021-03884-1
Frasier, K. E., Garrison, L. P., Soldevilla, M. S., Wiggins, S. M., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2021). Cetacean distribution models based on visual and passive acoustic data. Scientific Reports, 11(1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-87577-1
Wiggins, S. M., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2020). Fin whale 40-Hz calling behavior studied with an acoustic tracking array. Marine Mammal Science. https://doi.org/10.1111/mms.12680
Solsona-Berga, A., Frasier, K. E., Baumann-Pickering, S., Wiggins, S. M., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2020). DetEdit: A graphical user interface for annotating and editing events detected in long-term acoustic monitoring data. Plos Computational Biology, 16(1). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1007598
Hildebrand, J. A., Frasier, K. E., Baumann-Pickering, S., Wiggins, S. M., Merkens, K. P., Garrison, L. P., Soklevilla, M. S., & McDonald, M. A. (2019). Assessing seasonality and density from passive acoustic monitoring of signals presumed to be from pygmy and dwarf sperm whales in the Gulf of Mexico. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00066
Keen, K. A., Thayre, B. J., Hildebrand, J. A., & Wiggins, S. M. (2018). Seismic airgun sound propagation in Arctic Ocean waveguides. Deep-Sea Research Part I-Oceanographic Research Papers, 141, 24–32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2018.09.003
Varga, L. M., Wiggins, S. M., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2018). Behavior of singing fin whales Balaenoptera physalus tracked acoustically offshore of Southern California. Endangered Species Research, 35, 113–124. https://doi.org/10.3354/esr00881
Frasier, K. E., Roch, M. A., Soldevilla, M. S., Wiggins, S. M., Garrison, L. P., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2017). Automated classification of dolphin echolocation click types from the Gulf of Mexico. Plos Computational Biology, 13(12). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005823
Guazzo, R. A., Helble, T. A., D’Spain, G. L., Weller, D. W., Wiggins, S. M., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2017). Migratory behavior of eastern North Pacific gray whales tracked using a hydrophone array. PLOS ONE, 12(10), e0185585. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0185585
Gassmann, M., Wiggins, S. M., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2017). Deep-water measurements of container ship radiated noise signatures and directionality. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 142(3), 1563–1574. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.5001063
Bayless, A. R., Oleson, E. M., Baumann-Pickering, S., Simonis, A. E., Marchetti, J., Martin, S., & Wiggins, S. M. (2017). Acoustically monitoring the Hawai’i longline fishery for interactions with false killer whales. Fisheries Research, 190, 122–131. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2017.02.006
Frasier, K. E., Wiggins, S. M., Harris, D., Marques, T. A., Thomas, L., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2016). Delphinid echolocation click detection probability on near-seafloor sensors. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 140(3), 1918–1930. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4962279
Wiggins, S. M., Hall, J. M., Thayre, B. J., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2016). Gulf of Mexico low-frequency ocean soundscape impacted by airguns. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 140(1), 176–183. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4955300
Wiggins, S. M., Leifer, I., Linke, P., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2016). Long-term acoustic monitoring at North Sea well site 22/4b. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 68, Part B, 776–788. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2015.02.011
Baumann-Pickering, S., Trickey, J. S., Wiggins, S. M., & Oleson, E. M. (2016). Odontocete occurrence in relation to changes in oceanography at a remote equatorial Pacific seamount. Marine Mammal Science. https://doi.org/10.1111/mms.12299
Wiggins, S. M., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2016). Long-term monitoring of cetaceans using autonomous acoustic recording packages. In W. W. L. Au & M. O. Lammers (Eds.), Listening in the Ocean (pp. 35–59). Springer New York.
Hildebrand, J. A., Baumann-Pickering, S., Frasier, K. E., Trickey, J. S., Merkens, K. P., Wiggins, S. M., McDonald, M. A., Garrison, L. P., Harris, D., Marques, T. A., & Thomas, L. (2015). Passive acoustic monitoring of beaked whale densities in the Gulf of Mexico. Scientific Reports, 5, 16343. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep16343
Gassmann, M., Wiggins, S. M., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2015). Three-dimensional tracking of Cuvier’s beaked whales’ echolocation sounds using nested hydrophone arrays. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 138(4), 2483–2494. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4927417
Baumann-Pickering, S., Roch, M. A., Wiggins, S. M., Schnitzler, H. U., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2015). Acoustic behavior of melon-headed whales varies on a diel cycle. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 69(9), 1553–1563. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00265-015-1967-0
Sirovic, A., Rice, A., Chou, E., Hildebrand, J. A., Wiggins, S. M., & Roch, M. A. (2015). Seven years of blue and fin whale call abundance in the Southern California Bight. Endangered Species Research, 28(1), 61–76. https://doi.org/10.3354/esr00676
Baumann-Pickering, S., Simonis, A. E., Oleson, E. M., Baird, R. W., Roch, M. A., & Wiggins, S. M. (2015). False killer whale and short-finned pilot whale acoustic identification. Endangered Species Research, 28(2), 97–108. https://doi.org/10.3354/esr00685
Roch, M. A., Stinner-Sloan, J., Baumann-Pickering, S., & Wiggins, S. M. (2015). Compensating for the effects of site and equipment variation on delphinid species identification from their echolocation clicks. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 137(1), 22–29. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4904507
Širović, A., Johnson, S. C., Roche, L. K., Varga, L. M., Wiggins, S. M., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2014). North Pacific right whales (Eubalaena japonica) recorded in the northeastern Pacific Ocean in 2013. Marine Mammal Science, n/a-n/a. https://doi.org/10.1111/mms.12189
Henderson, E. E., Smith, M. H., Gassmann, M., Wiggins, S. M., Douglas, A. B., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2014). Delphinid behavioral responses to incidental mid-frequency active sonar. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 136(4), 2003–2014. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4895681
Jones, J. M., Thayre, B. J., Roth, E. H., Mahoney, M., Sia, I., Merculief, K., Jackson, C., Zeller, C., Clare, M., Bacon, A., Weaver, S., Gentes, Z., Small, R. J., Stirling, I., Wiggins, S. M., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2014). Ringed, bearded, and ribbon seal vocalizations north of Barrow, Alaska: Seasonal presence and relationship with sea ice. Arctic, 67(2), 203–222.
Baumann-Pickering, S., Roch, M. A., Brownell, R. L., Simonis, A. E., McDonald, M. A., Solsona-Berga, A., Oleson, E. M., Wiggins, S. M., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2014). Spatio-temporal patterns of beaked whale echolocation signals in the North Pacific. PLOS ONE, 9(1). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0086072
Gassmann, M., Henderson, E. E., Wiggins, S. M., Roch, M. A., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2013). Offshore killer whale tracking using multiple hydrophone arrays. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134(5), 3513–3521. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4824162
Sirovic, A., Wiggins, S. M., & Oleson, E. M. (2013). Ocean noise in the tropical and subtropical Pacific Ocean. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134(4), 2681–2689. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4820884
Simone Baumann-Pickering, Mark A. McDonald, Anne E. Simonis, Alba Solsona Berga, Karlina P. B. Merkens, Erin M. Oleson, Marie A. Roch, Sean M. Wiggins, Shannon Rankin, Tina M. Yack, & John A. Hildebrand. (2013). Species-specific beaked whale echolocation signals. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134(3), 2293–2301.
Roth, E. H., Schmidt, V., Hildebrand, J. A., & Wiggins, S. M. (2013). Underwater radiated noise levels of a research icebreaker in the central Arctic Ocean. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 133(4), 1971–1980. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4790356
McKenna, M. F., Wiggins, S. M., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2013). Relationship between container ship underwater noise levels and ship design, operational and oceanographic conditions. Scientific Reports, 3. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep01760
Širović, A., Bassett, H. R., Johnson, S. C., Wiggins, S. M., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2013). Bryde’s whale calls recorded in the Gulf of Mexico. Marine Mammal Science, n/a-n/a. https://doi.org/10.1111/mms.12036
Baumann-Pickering, S., M. Yack, T., Barlow, J., Wiggins, S. M., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2013). Baird’s beaked whale echolocation signals. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 133(6), 4321–4331. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4804316
Wiggins, S. M., Frasier, K. E., Henderson, E. E., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2013). Tracking dolphin whistles using an autonomous acoustic recorder array. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 133(6), 3813–3818. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4802645
McKenna, M. F., Katz, S. L., Wiggins, S. M., Ross, D., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2012). A quieting ocean: Unintended consequence of a fluctuating economy. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 132(3), EL169–EL175. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4740225
Kerosky, S. M., Sirovic, A., Roche, L. K., Baumann-Pickering, S., Wiggins, S. M., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2012). Bryde’s whale seasonal range expansion and increasing presence in the Southern California Bight from 2000 to 2010. Deep-Sea Research Part I-Oceanographic Research Papers, 65, 125–132. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2012.03.013
Simonis, A. E., Baumann-Pickering, S., Oleson, E., Melcon, M. L., Gassmann, M., Wiggins, S. M., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2012). High-frequency modulated signals of killer whales (Orcinus orca) in the North Pacific. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 131(4), EL295–EL301. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.3690963
Baumann-Pickering, S., Simonis, A. E., Wiggins, S. M., Brownell, R. L., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2012). Aleutian Islands beaked whale echolocation signals. Marine Mammal Science, no. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-7692.2011.00550.x
Melcon, M. L., Cummins, A. J., Kerosky, S. M., Roche, L. K., Wiggins, S. M., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2012). Blue whales respond to anthropogenic noise. PLOS ONE, 7(2), e32681. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0032681
McKenna, M. F., Ross, D., Wiggins, S. M., & Hildebrand, J. A. (2012). Underwater radiated noise from modern commercial ships. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 131(1), 92–103. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.3664100
Roth, E. H., Hildebrand, J. A., Wiggins, S. M., & Ross, D. (2012). Underwater ambient noise on the Chukchi Sea continental slope from 2006-2009. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 131(1), 104–110. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.3664096