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8:00am // Registration, Coffee & Mingling

8:45am // Welcome: Renata Sousa-Lima

9:00am // Plenary talk : Renata Sousa-Lima
- Listening for Aquatic Mammals in Latin America

9:30am // Plenary e-talk: Chris Clark - A perspective on the spatial and spectral dynamics of ocean noise and its influence on marine animals. 

10:30am // Coffee Break

11:00am // Plenary talk : Artur Andriolo - Importance of the combined used of towed arrays with visual surveys for cetacean bioacoustics.

Oral Session 1 - Chair: Artur Andriolo

11:40am // Renan Lopes Paitach - Preliminary results of passive acoustic monitoring in Babitonga Bay, Santa Catarina, Brazil.

11:55am // Fabio de Sousa Pais - Anthropogenic noise and Guiana dolphins (Sotalia guianensis) in Brazil: ecological and conservation concerns. 

12:10am // Marcos Roberto Rossi-Santos - Soundscape Ecology of the Guiana dolphin (Sotalia guianensis) habitat in the Baia de Todos os Santos, Northeastern Brazil

12:25pm // Break for Lunch (on your own)

2:10pm // Come back from lunch

Oral Session 2 - Gustavo Toledo

2:15pm // Maria Vanesa Reyes Reyes - High-frequency modulated whistles of killer whales (Orcinus orca) in Antarctica. 

2:30pm // Ana Kassia de Moraes Alves - Pulsed sounds of a franciscana dolphin calf. 

2:45pm // Louzamira Biváqua - Environmental factors explain tucuxi (Sotalia fluviatilis) whistle variation.

3:00pm // Angélica Nunes - Motivational information on Amazon river dolphins' acoustic signals.

3:15pm // Bianca Romeu - Parameters of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) whistles respond to social structure and foraging tactics.

3:30pm // Isabela Maria Seabra Lima - Comparison of whistles of rough-toothed dolphins (Steno bredanensis) among different social contexts in Southeastern Brazil.

3:45pm // Coffee Break

Oral Session 3 - Chair: Julia Dombroski

4:15pm // Natasha Itaí Miyamoto - Adults also allowed: a reassessment of the structure and function of gargling sounds in Guiana dolphins. 

4:30pm // Juliana Rodrigues MoronStenella frontalis screams record in the Southwest Atlantic Ocean

4:45pm // Michel Vély - The marine mammals of French Guiana and the impacts of the anthropogenic activities on their biology, their populations and their environment.

5:00pm // Paul Geerders - Centre for Conservation, and for Integrated and Sustainable Development of Marine Coastal Resources.

5:15pm // Maria Vanesa Reyes Reyes - Overview of projects bioacoustics-related on cetaceans conducted in Argentina and Antarctica. 


9:00am // Welcome back!

9:15am // Plenary talk: ​Carmen Bazúa-Dúran - Studying the dolphin whistle repertoire.

09:50am // Plenary talk: Cornelia Oedekoven - Estimating cetacean abundance from stationary passive acoustic monitoring devices.

10:30am // Coffee Break

Oral Session 4 - Renata Sousa-Lima

11:00am // Deborah Fernandes - Spatial and acoustic overlap of humpback whale singers and vessels in the Abrolhos Bank. 

11:15am // Romina Carnero-Huamán - Humpback whales (Megaptera novangliaeae) residency in Los Cabos Region, Baja California Sur, Mexico (2003-2012).

11:30am // Lis Bittencourt Vilas Boas - Humpback whale vocalizations from Trindade-Martin Vaz Archipelago detected by passive acoustic monitoring.

11:45am // Maria Isabel Carvalho Gonçalves - Humpback whale repertoire of social sounds in a Brazilian breeding area.

12:00am // Sérgio C. Moreira - Humpback whale songs were identified and characterized based on the definition of the subunits. 

12:15am // Julia Dombroski - Using two passive acoustic monitoring methods to investigate the acoustic ecology of Southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) off Brazil.

12:30am // Break for lunch (on your own)

2:15pm // Come back from lunch

Oral Session 5 - Chair: Renata Sousa-Lima

2:20pm // Annelise Colin Holz - Babitonga Bay underwater acoustic environment, South Brazil. 

2:35pm // Maria Vanesa Reyes Reyes - Medium and high frequency components of vessel noise in two shallow-water regions of Santa Cruz and the potential for masking of Commerson's dolphins (Cephalorhynchus commersonii) sounds.

2:50pm // Franck Malige - Advanced interdisciplinary bioacoustical analyses for cetacean observatories in Chile and Peru.

3:05pm // Julie Patris - High-performance computing for whale sound propagation in South American oceans based on accurate numerical techniques.

3:20pm // Francisco dos Santos
- Contributions to the Soundscape of the Brazilian Equatorial Margin based on data
from Lagrangian Profilers.

3:35pm // Coffee Break

4:05pm // Round Table & Working Groups

5:30pm // NAU Restaurant

transportation and dinner provided by LAMLA


generously provided to us by Christopher Clark, see "About Sonic Sea" tab on the

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- Venue: Auditório da Reitoria



9:00am // Welcome back!

9:15am // Working groups

10:30am // Coffee Break

11:00am // Working groups

12:15pm // Break for lunch (on your own)

2:00pm // Come back from lunch

2:15pm // Results Session

3:30pm // Coffee Break

4:00pm // Group Discussion

5:00pm // Next LAMLA Meetings Discussion

6:00pm // Final remarks and thank yous - Renata Sousa-Lima & Graco Aurélio C. M.


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