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MARI SMULTEA'S CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 

  • Smultea, M.A., M. Blees, M. Larson, J. Cate, and C.E. Bacon. 2014. Visual and passive acoustic marine mammal monitoring in northern U.S. and international Chukchi Sea open waters in summer-fall 2013. Poster presentation, Alaska Marine Science Symposium. 20-24 January 2014. Anchorage, Alaska.

 

  • Lomac-MacNair, K., M.A. Smultea, L.S. Kendall, S. Wisdom, N. Opinsky, and C.E. Bacon. 2014. Marine mammal monitoring in central and upper Cook Inlet from vessel, land and aerial platforms during spring, summer and fall of 2012 and 2013. Poster presentation, Alaska Marine Science Symposium. 20-24 January 2014. Anchorage, Alaska.

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  • McDonald, T., M.A. Smultea, S. Howlin, and C. Bacon. 2013. Resource Selection Function analyses: Assessing habitat use relative to behavior and resource characteristics/availability for five common marine mammal species in the Southern California Bight. 20th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals 9-13 December 2013, Dunedin, New Zealand.

 

  • Smultea, M. A., C. Bacon, and B. Würsig. 2013. A Comparison of the Behavioral Ecology of Risso’s (Grampus griseus) and Common Dolphins (Delphinus delphis and capensis): Risks and Rewards of Group Living. 27th European Cetacean Society Annual Conference, Setubal, Portugal. 8-10 April 2013.

 

  • Bacon, C., M. A. Smultea, and B. Würsig. 2013. Comparison of Blue and Fin Whale Behavior and Group Characteristics in the Southern California Bight (SCB) 2008-2012. 27th European Cetacean Society Annual Conference, Setubal, Portugal. 8-10 April 2013.

 

  • Smultea, M.A., C.E. Bacon, T.A Jefferson, B. Würsig, M. Moore, and V. James. 2013. Behavior, Group Characteristics, Density and Habitat-use Patterns of Marine Mammals off Southern California during 2008-2102 Aerial Surveys. Poster- The Southern California Marine Mammal Workshop. 1-2 February 2013. Newport Beach, California.

 

  • Bacon, C.E., M.A. Smultea, B. Würsig, V. James, and M. Moore. 2013. Mixed-species associations seen in the Southern California Bight during aerial surveys 2008-2012. Poster- The Southern California Marine Mammal Workshop. 1-2 February 2013. Newport Beach, California.

 

  • Norris, T., D. Steckler, M. Smultea, B. Würsig, T. Dominelli, C. Hom-Weaver, and C. Bacon. 2013. Sights and Sounds in the Sky: Integrated Acoustic-Visual Aerial Monitoring of Marine Mammal Behaviors Using Sonobuoys and Visual Methods. Poster- The Southern California Marine Mammal Workshop. 1-2 February 2013. Newport Beach, California.

 

  • Smultea, M.A., C. Bacon, and B. Würsig. 2012. The Behavioral Ecology of Risso’s Dolphins off Southern California. 10th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, Galveston, Texas. 9-10 November 2012.

 

  • Bacon, C., M.A. Smultea, and B. Würsig. 2012. Comparison of Blue and Fin Whale Behavior, Headings and Group Characteristics in the Southern California Bight during Summer and Fall 2008-2010. 10th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium Galveston, Texas. 9-10 November 2012.

 

  • Norris, T., M.A. Smultea, B. Würsig, C. Bacon, V. James, and M. Moore. 2012. Aerial Acoustic-behavioral Monitoring Using Sonobuoys Deployed From Observation Aircraft: Coupled Acoustic and Visual Observation from Slow Flying Observation Planes. Poster presentation, Southern California Marine Mammal Workshop. 3-4 February 2012. Newport Beach, California.

 

  • James, V., M. A. Smultea, A. B. Douglas, C. E. Bacon, T. A. Jefferson and L. Mazucca. 2012. Rare Sightings of Bryde’s Whales (Balaenoptera brydei/edeni) in the Southern California Bight. Poster presentation, Southern California Marine Mammal Workshop. 3-4 February 2012. Newport Beach, California.

 

  • Lomac-MacNair, K., M. A. Smultea, C. E. Bacon, and M. Blees. 2012. Diurnal Behavior and Group Size Patterns of Common Dolphins (Delphinus sp.) during 2008-2010 Aerial Surveys off San Diego, California. Poster presentation, Southern California Marine Mammal Workshop. 3-4 February 2012. Newport Beach, California.

 

  • Moore, M., M. A. Smultea, C. E. Bacon, B. Würsig, and V. James. 2012. Got Milk? Aircraft Observations Provide Rare Glimpses into Whale Calf Nursing and Back Riding. Poster presentation, Poster presentation, Southern California Marine Mammal Workshop. 3-4 February 2012. Newport Beach, California.

 

  • Bacon, C. E., M. A. Smultea, B. Würsig, and K. Lomac-MacNair. 2012. Comparison of Blue and Fin Whale Behavior, Headings and Group Characteristics in the Southern California Bight during Summer and Fall 2008-2010. Poster presentation, Poster presentation, Southern California Marine Mammal Workshop. 3-4 February 2012. Newport Beach, California.

 

  • Smultea, M. A., T. A. Jefferson, J. Black, K. Lomac-MacNair, and C. E. Bacon. 2012. Changes in Abundance, Density and Diversity of Marine Mammals in the Southern California Bight 1998-1999 vs. 2008-2010.  Poster presentation, Poster presentation, Southern California Marine Mammal Workshop. 3-4 February 2012. Newport Beach, California.

 

  • Smultea, M. A., T. A. Jefferson, J. Black, K. Lomac-MacNair, and C. E. Bacon. 2011. Changes in Abundance, Density and Diversity of Marine Mammals in the Southern California Bight 1998-1999 vs. 2008-2010.  Poster presentation, Nineteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 27 November – 2 December 2011. Tampa, Florida.

 

  • Mazzuca, L., M. A. Smultea, A. B. Douglas, and C. E. Bacon. 2011. Rare Sightings of Bryde’s Whales (Balaenoptera brydei/edeni) in the Southern California Bight. Poster presentation, Nineteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 27 November – 2 December 2011. Tampa, Florida.

 

  • Moore, M., M. A. Smultea, C. E. Bacon, B. Würsig, and V. James. 2011. Got Milk? Aircraft Observations Provide Rare Glimpses into Whale Calf Nursing and Back Riding. Poster presentation, Nineteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 27 November – 2 December 2011. Tampa, Florida.

 

  • Bacon, C. E., M. A. Smultea, B. Würsig, and K. Lomac-MacNair. 2011. Comparison of Blue and Fin Whale Behavior, Headings and Group Characteristics in the Southern California Bight during Summer and Fall 2008-2010. Poster presentation, Nineteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 27 November – 2 December 2011. Tampa, Florida.

 

  • Lomac-MacNair, K., M. A. Smultea, C. E. Bacon, and M. Blees. 2011. Diurnal Behavior and Group Size Patterns of Common Dolphins (Delphinus sp.) during 2008-2010 Aerial Surveys off San Diego, California. Poster presentation, Nineteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 27 November – 2 December 2011. Tampa, Florida.

 

  • Smultea, M. A., C. Bacon, J. Black, K. Lomac-MacNair, T. A. Jefferson, L. M. Mazucca, and R. Merizan. 2011. Aerial Surveys Conducted in Conjunction with US Navy Training Exercises off Southern California 2008- 2010. Abstract The Southern California Marine Mammal Workshop. 21- 22 January 2011. Newport Beach, California.

 

  • Smultea, M. A., K. Lomac-MacNair, J. R. Mobley, Jr., L. M. Mazucca, C. Bacon, and R. Merizan. 2010. Results of Aerial Surveys Conducted in Conjunction with US Navy Training Exercises off Southern California 2008-2010. Abstracts, The American Cetacean Society's 12th International Conference. 12-14 November 2010. Monterey, California.

 

  • Smultea, M. A., C. Bacon, and R. Merizan.  2010. Aerial Survey Monitoring for  Marine Mammals off Southern California in Conjunction  with US Navy Major Training Events 2008-2010.  PowerPoint Presentation to American Cetacean Society San Diego Chapter Monthly Meeting, Scripps' Institute of Oceanography, La Jolla, California. July 2010.

 

  • Smultea, M. A., D. Fertl, D. J. Rugh and C. Bacon. 2010. History of Bowhead Surveys in the US Beaufort and Chukchi Seas~ 1975-2009. Poster presentation, Mini- Alaska Marine Science Symposium at the NOAA Alaska Fisheries Science Center. 16-17 February 2010. Seattle, Washington.

 

  • Smultea, M. A., J. Brueggeman, D. Fertl, G. A. Green, R. A. Rowlett and C. Bacon. 2010. Polar Bear Reactions to Icebreakers. Poster presentation, Alaska Marine Science Symposium. 18-22 January 2010. Anchorage, Alaska.

 

  • Smultea, M. A., D. Fertl, D. J. Rugh and C. Bacon. 2010. History of Bowhead Surveys in the US Beaufort and Chukchi Seas~ 1975-2009. Poster presentation, Alaska Marine Science Symposium. 18-22 January 2010. Anchorage, Alaska.

 

  • Smultea, M. A., K. Lomac-MacNair, J. R. Mobley, Jr., L. M. Mazucca, C. Bacon. 2010. Results of Aerial Surveys Conducted in Conjunction with US Navy Training Exercises off Souther California 2008/2009. Abstract/Poster presentation, The Southern California Marine Mammal Workshop. 9-10 January 2010. Newport Beach, California.

 

  • Smultea, M.A., L. Mazzuca, J. Mobley, Jr., and K. Lomac-MacNair. 2009. Feasibility of Aircraft-based Methodology to Monitor Cetacean Behavior in Conjunction with Navy Training Events Involving Mid-frequency Active Sonar. Abstracts, Eighteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 12-16 December 2009. Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

 

  • Smultea, M.A. and A.M. Zoidis. 2008. Behavioral context and function of humpback calf sounds on the Hawaiian wintering grounds. Abstracts, Second International Conference on Acoustic Communication by Animals. 12-15 August. Corvallis, Oregon.

 

  • Smultea, M.A., M. Holst, W.R. Koski, S. MacLean, A.J. Sayegh, C. Fossati, S. Stoltz, H.H. Goldstein, J. Beland, and S. Yin. 2005. Visual-acoustic survey of cetaceans during an academic seismic study in the southeast Caribbean Sea, April-June 2004. Abstracts, Sixteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 12-16 December. San Diego, California.

 

  • Smultea, M.A., J.R. Mobley, and D. Fertl. 2001. Sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) reactions to small fixed-wing aircraft. Abstracts, Fourteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 28 November-3 December. Vancouver, British Columbia.

 

  • Smultea, M.A., J.R. Mobley, and D. Fertl. 2000. Sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) responses to a fixed-wing aircraft. Abstracts, American Cetacean Society: Whales 2000 Conference. 17-19 November. Monterey, California.

 

  • Smultea, M.A., W.R. Koski, G.W. Miller, W.J. Richardson, C.R. Greene, Jr. 1999. Reactions of seals to underwater playbacks of drilling and icebreaker noise in the Alaskan Beaufort. Abstracts, Eleventh Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 28 November-3 December. Wailea, Maui.

 

  • Smultea, M.A., T.R. Kieckhefer, and A.E. Bowles. 1995. Response of humpback whales to an observation plane as observed from shore near Kauai, Hawaii, 1994. Abstracts, Eleventh Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 14-18 December. Orlando, Florida.

 

  • Smultea, M.A. and E. Purcell. 1989. Habitat utilization patterns of humpback whales off West Hawaii. Abstracts, Eighth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 7-11 December. Pacific Grove, California.

 

  • Smultea, M.A. T.R. Kieckhefer, A.M. Zoidis, and A.E. Bowles. 1993. Baseline behavior of humpback whales near Kauai, Hawaii. Abstracts, Tenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 11-15 November. Galveston, Texas.

 

  • Smultea, M.A. and B. Würsig. 1991. Bottlenose dolphin reactions to an oil spill off Texas. Abstracts, Ninth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 5-9 December. Chicago, Illinois.

 

  • Zoidis, A.M., M.A. Smultea, A.S. Frankel, J.L. Hayes, A.J. Day, S.A. McFarland, A.D. Whitt, and D. Fertl. 2007. Sounds attributed to a humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) calf verified by a two-element array. Abstracts, Seventeenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 29 November 29-3 December. Cape Town, South Africa.

 

  • Holst, M., W.J. Richardson, W.R. Koski, M.A. Smultea, B. Haley, M.W. Fitzgerald, and M. Rawson. 2006. Effects of large- and small-source seismic surveys on marine mammals and sea turtles. Eos Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 87(36), Joint Assembly Supplement, Abstract OS42A-01. 23-26 May. Baltimore, Maryland.

 

  • Holst, M., W.J. Richardson, W.R. Koski, M.A. Smultea, B. Haley, M.W. Fitzgerald, and M. Rawson. 2006. Effects of large- and small-source seismic surveys on marine mammals and sea turtles. Abstracts, 2006 Ocean Sciences Meeting. 20-24 February. Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

  • Norris, T.F, M.A. Smultea, A.M. Zoidis, S. Rankin, J.L. Hayes, and E. Silva. 2006. Acoustic-visual surveys of cetaceans in Hawaiian waters reveal new information about pelagic species. Abstracts, 2006 Ocean Sciences Meeting. 20-24 February. Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

  • Holst, M., M.A. Smultea, A.J. Sayegh, G. Pavan, H.H. Goldstein, and J. Beland. 2005. Occurrences of cetaceans during shipboard surveys in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean during Central America, November-December 2004. Abstracts, Sixteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 12-16 December. San Diego, California.

 

  • Norris, T.F., M.A. Smultea, A.M. Zoidis, S. Rankin, C. Oedekoven, C. Loftus, J. Hayes, and E. Silva. 2005. Hear me, see me: An acoustic and visual survey of deep-water cetaceans in Hawaiian waters. Abstracts, Sixteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 12-16 December. San Diego, California.

 

  • Richardson, W.J., M. Holst, W.R. Koski, M.A. Smultea, B. Haley, and M. Rawson. 2005. Responses of marine mammals to seismic surveys by Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Abstracts, Sixteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 12-16 December. San Diego, California.

 

  • Zoidis, A.M., M.A. Smultea, D. Fertl, A.J. Day, D. DenDanto, A.S. Ertl, J. Hayes, and A.D. Whitt. 2005. Can you hear me now? Social sounds and underwater behaviors of Hawaiian humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) calves. Abstracts, Sixteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 12-16 December. San Diego, California.

 

  • Richardson W.J., M. Holst, W.R. Koski, M.A. Smultea, and M. Rawson. 2004. Marine mammal monitoring and mitigation during recent seismic surveys for geophysical research. Abstracts, International Workshop: Policy on Sound and Marine Mammals. (Workshop sponsored by Marine Mammal Commission in partnership with Joint Nature Conservation Committee). 28-30 September. London, England.

 

  • Frankel, A.S., M.A. Smultea, C.M. Gabriele, T.R. Kieckhefer, and C.W. Clark. 1995. Humpback whale behavior and vessel effects from the 1994 Hawai'i shore-based ATOC baseline study. Abstracts, Eleventh Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 14-18 December. Orlando, Florida.

 

  • Greene, C.R., W.J. Richardson, and M.A. Smultea. 1993. Underwater sounds from helicopter and airplane flights over pack ice and reactions of spring-migrating bowhead whales. Abstracts, Tenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 11-15 November. Galveston, Texas.

 

  • Grotefendt, R., J. Brueggeman, C. Green, C.E. Bowlby, M.A. Smultea, R. Rowlett, and C. Hossell. 1993. Comparison of visual versus photographic counts of walrus group size. Abstracts, Tenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 11-15 November. Galveston, Texas.

 

  • Forestell, P.H., J.R. Mobley, Jr., R. Grotefendt, E.K. Brown, T. Norris, and M. Smultea. 1993. Observations of odontocetes during aerial surveys in Hawaii: 1993. Abstracts, Tenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 11-15 November. Galveston, Texas.

 

  • Mobley, Jr., J.R., P.H. Forestell, R. Grotefendt, E. Brown, A. Bowles, T. Norris, and M. Smultea. 1993. Aerial surveys of humpback whales wintering in Hawaiian waters: 1993 results. Abstracts, Tenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 11-15 November. Galveston, Texas.

 

  • Rowlett, R.A., M.A. Smultea, J. Brueggeman, G.A. Green, C.C. Swanson, R.A. Grotefendt, D.P. Volsen, and J.J. Burns. 1993. Polar bear reactions to icebreaker operations associated with offshore drilling explorations. Abstracts, Tenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 11-15 November, Galveston, Texas.

 

  • Richardson, W.J., C.R. Greene, Jr., W.R. Koski, M.A. Smultea, and B. Würsig. 1991. Reactions of bowhead whales, Balaena mysticetus, to playbacks of drilling platform noise during spring migration in pack ice. Abstracts, Ninth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 5-9 December, Chicago, Illinois.

 

  • Bowles, A.E., M. Smultea, B. Würsig, D.P. DeMaster, and D. Palka. 1991. Observations on the relative abundance and behavior of marine mammals exposed to transmissions from the Heard Island Feasibility Test. Abstracts, Ninth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 5-9 December. Chicago, Illinois.

Updated 11-10-13