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Auditory communication, meteorology, and the Umwelt.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12083605     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Animal communication is affected by a multitude of environmental factors including meteorological conditions, ground reflection, turbulence, and vegetative attenuation. Evolutionary and behavioral adaptations by animals to these challenges include elephant use of infrasound optimized for long-distance propagation. These adaptations in turn influence the perceptual sphere, or Umwelt, of calling animals.
Authors:
David Larom
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of comparative psychology (Washington, D.C. : 1983)     Volume:  116     ISSN:  0735-7036     ISO Abbreviation:  J Comp Psychol     Publication Date:  2002 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-06-26     Completed Date:  2003-01-10     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8309850     Medline TA:  J Comp Psychol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  133-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
dlarom@qualcomm.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animal Communication*
Animals
Auditory Perception
Elephants / psychology*
Environment*
Evolution
Meteorological Concepts*
Namibia
Psychoacoustics
Sound Spectrography
Vocalization, Animal*

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