1 • The World Through Sound: Sound Speed

Welcome to the first installment of “The World Through Sound.” In this series of monthly articles on the Acoustics Today web site, we will look at interesting phenomena that you might not have noticed and show how these concepts relate to acoustics, sometimes in...

Sound Propagation in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer

The variability of sound propagation in the atmosphere has actually long been recognized. King (1919; see also the account by Beyer [1999]) refers to the “…capricious behavior of sound-waves propagated in the open atmosphere [which] has been attributed to the...

JASA research article makes a splash

A recent publication in the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA) caught the attention of several major news outlets this past Tuesday.   From Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Killer Whales Learn to Communicate Like Dolphins Killer...