Mother-Calf Vocal Communication in Atlantic walrus (Igloolik, NU, Canada)
Entry ID: 450_0_IPEV_FR

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Summary
Abstract: Atlantic walrus Mothers and Calves' vocalisations were recorded in natural context in 2006 and 2008 in the Foxe Basin, Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada.

In total, 544 barks from 22 calves and 164 barks from 11 females have been recorded and analysed. Further vocalisations produced by adults have also been recorded in different social contexts as well as some underwater vocalisations. In addition to ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 69.43   S: 68.79   E: -79.33   W: -80.13

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-05-30
Stop Date: 2006-07-02

Start Date: 2008-05-29
Stop Date: 2008-06-26
ISO Topic Category
Instrument
HYDROPHONES Ancillary Description
Quality Sound recordings and playback tests were all assessed in 2006. Vocalisations were recorded with the best signal-to-noise ratio, at a 44-kHz frequency sample, 16 bits, wav format.

The same equipment has been used for all recordings (Sennheiser shotgun microphones & Marantz digital recorders; CRT hydrophone).
Access Constraints Limited access to the recordings. Please contact the main investigator.
Data Set Progress
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Data Center
CNRS-NAMC/UNIV PARIS11>Laboratoire Neurobiologie de la Memoire, de l'Apprentissage et de la Communication, Bioacoustics Team
Data Center URL: http://www.cb.u-psud.fr/
Dataset ID: sound files

Data Center Personnel
Name: ISABELLE CHARRIER
Phone: +33 1 69 15 68 26
Fax: +33 1 69 15 77 26
Email: isabelle.charrier at u-psud.fr
Contact Address:
NAMC - Université Paris Sud, Batîment 446
City: Orsay
Postal Code: 91405
Country: France
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +33 1 69 15 68 26
Fax: +33 1 69 15 77 26
Email: isabelle.charrier at u-psud.fr
Contact Address:
NAMC - Université Paris Sud, Batîment 446
City: Orsay
Postal Code: 91405
Country: France
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-11-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-01-26
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