AT Collections – Discovery of Sound in the Sea (DOSITS)

AT Collections – Discovery of Sound in the Sea (DOSITS)​ Underwater sound can be a difficult topic to explain to the general public, teachers, or the media. The Discovery of Sound in the Sea (DOSITS) project is dedicated to providing peer-reviewed information about...

Fall 2022

To view or download the full issue, click the cover image. To read an individual article, click its title. From the EditorFrom the President Featured Articles Fish Sound Production – The Swim Bladder – Michael L. Fine and Eric Parmentier Speech, Rhythm,...

Roberts Media

    Multimedia legend https://acousticstoday.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Roberts-and-Wickings-Multimedia-1.mp4 Multimedia 1.  The terrestrial hermit crab, Coenobita compressus, produces chirping sounds and vibrations during a shell contest. Here, the aggressor...

Torres Media

https://acousticstoday.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Video-1.mp4   Multimedia 1. Classical guitar: E major prelude written by Manuel M. Ponce, played by Abel García Ayala, using the “La Cumbre” replica discussed in the text....

AT Collections – ASA Foundation

AT Collections – ASA Foundation The Acoustical Society of America Foundation provides support for numerous important ASA activities.  Read about them in these essays. (page developed by Arthur N. Popper)   New James West Scholarship Fund read more Foundation Fund...

AT Collections – Hearing and Speech in Young and Aging Humans

AT Collections – Hearing and Speech in Young and Aging Humans Hearing and speech changes with age.  These articles highlight the special nature of hearing and speech in younger and older humans.  (page developed by Arthur N. Popper)   AT Collections –...

AT Collections – Underwater Hearing

AT Collections – Underwater Hearing Vertebrate hearing first evolved in primitive fishes, and there are many similarities in hearing mechanisms and capabilities of aquatic and terrestrial animals. However, there are a number of unique issues with underwater hearing,...

AT Collections – Architectural Acoustics of Built Spaces

AT Collections – Architectural Acoustics of Built Spaces   Each type of built space, whether libraries, hospitals, religious institutions, has its special acoustic needs to ensure the most effective use of the spaces.  This collection of articles discusses such...

Conversations with a Colleague

AT Collections – Conversations with a Colleague Conversations with a Colleague read more Conversation with a Colleague- Joseph A. Sisneros- Editor- Micheal L. Dent read...

Summer 2022

To view or download the full issue, click the cover image. To read an individual article, click its title. From the EditorFrom the President Featured Articles Building Blood Vessels and Beyond Using Bubbles  – Mitra Aliabouzar and Mario L. Fabiilli Teaching...

Volume 18 – 2022

To view or download the full issue, click the cover image. To read an individual article, click its title. From the EditorFrom the President Featured Articles Speech Synthesis: Toward a “Voice” for All – H. Timothy BunnellHuman Hearing in the Underwater...

AT Collections – Hearing Health

AT Collections – Hearing Health The hearing process in humans is complex and requires a series of actions to work smoothly. The process involves many parts of the ear working together to convert sound waves into information the brain understands and interprets as...

AT Collections – Remote Sensing

AT Collections – Remote Sensing​ Remote sensing is an essential tool for measuring the soundscapes of our planet and beyond. From nuclear test monitoring to  measuring the shrinking ice fields at the poles, to determining the effects of anthropogenic noise on marine...

AT Collections – Acoustic Metamaterials

AT Collections – Acoustic Metamaterials Acoustic metamaterials manipulate effective material properties influencing wave propagation in a manner not commonly found in nature. Based on the historic foundation of wave propagation in periodic structures, metamaterials...

AT Collections – Policy Making and Acoustics

AT Collections – Policy Making and Acoustics​ Acousticians work in research, teaching, consulting, and myriad other career paths. Few acousticians, however, directly engage with the institutions that determine governmental policy around the world. This collection...

AT Collections – Archeology and Acoustics

AT Collections – Archeology and Acoustics Acoustics has been a major part of the human experience, intentional or otherwise, since the beginning of civilization. From early instruments to ancient amphitheaters and pyramids, which have recently been viewed through the...

AT Collections – Speech disorders

AT Collections – Speech disorders Speech is so innately human that people seldom pay attention to it, until they encounter speech disorders.  Speech disorders can occur due to changes in the larynx or vocal tract, speech motor control, or decline in cognition. This...

AT – Collections: Language variations, dialects, and accents

Language variations, dialects, and accents AT Collections –​ Language Variations, Dialects, and Accents Speech communication is inherently variable, from the many languages used in the world, to different dialects and accents within a same language.  This collection...

Beaked Whales MultiMedia

https://acousticstoday.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Ketten-fig-4b-video-onlinevideoconverter.com_.mp4 Figure 4b. The 3D reconstruction from CT scans of the head of a stranded male Blainville’s beaked whale shows the skin surface (translucent) and the characteristic...

Acoustics of the Human Voice

Acoustics of the Human Voice AT Collections – Acoustics of the Human Voice​ Humans are exquisitely sensitive to variations in human voice: from recognizing the emotional state of a loved one, to distinguishing subtle regional accents, to preferring the musical...

History of Acoustics

History of Acoustics AT Collections – History of Acoustics​ Acoustic Today Articles about the history of some aspect of acoustics. Only articles whose primary goal was to describe the history of a topic (not individuals) in acoustics are listed. (prepared by William...

Spring 2022

To view or download the full issue, click the cover image. To read an individual article, click its title. From the EditorFrom the President Featured Articles Speech Synthesis: Toward a “Voice” for All – H. Timothy BunnellHuman Hearing in the Underwater...

Acoustic Wave Propagation in Random Media

Acoustic Wave Propagation in Random Media AT Collections – Acoustic Wave Propagation in Random Media ​ Many media through which sound waves propagate have a complex and dynamic structure; such media are commonly modeled as random. This approach gives rise to the field...

Student Activities (including Student Council)

AT Collections – Student Activities (including Student Council) Students are an integral part of the Acoustical Society of America. The items in this collection discuss the wide range of activities that the Student Council engages in. Student Activities (including...

AT Collections – Sonic Boom Noise

The lure of faster speeds and reduced travel time for commercial flights may come to fruition soon with advances in low-boom technology.  The Concorde’s last flight in 2003 ended the first era in supersonic commercial travel.  Although supersonic flight of the...

AT Collections – Human Psychoacoustics

AT Collections – Human Psychoacoustics ​ Human hearing is of great interest. The articles in this collection focus on measuring human hearing using psychoacoustical methods.  The intent is to learn about what and how humans hear. A subset of these articles focus on...

AT Collections – Science Communication

AT Collections – Science Communication​ STEM professionals are accustomed to communicating their research and activities to peers. However, the standard conference or lecture approach for communicating usually is not the best way to educate someone with little to no...

AT Collections – Computation and Acoustics

AT Collections – Computation and Acoustics​ Computational methods play a prominent role in all areas of acoustical research. They are used, for example, to model sound waves propagating in complex environments and interactions between sound waves and vibrating...

AT Collections – Noise Effect and Criteria – Acoustical Standards

AT Collections – Noise Effect and Criteria – Acoustical Standards​ Acoustics touches a wide range of our lives and the world.  Occupational and recreational noise exposure is the primary cause of hearing loss among humans.  Terrestrial and aquatic animals are affected...