Volume 16, Issue 2 Summer 2020

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ASA Statement on Racism and Injustice

From the Editor – Arthur N. Popper

From the President – Victor Sparrow


Featured Articles

The Underwater Sound from Offshore Wind Farms – Jennifer Amaral, Kathleen Vigness-Raposa, James H. Miller, Gopu R. Potty, Arthur Newhall, and Ying-Tsong Lin

Solving Complex Acoustic Problems Using High-Performance Computations – Gregory Bunting, Clark R. Dohrmann, Scott T. Miller, and Timothy F. Walsh

Battlefield Acoustics in the First World War: Artillery Location – Richard Daniel Costley Jr.

Bioacoustic Attenuation Spectroscopy: A New Approach to Monitoring Fish at Sea – Orest Diachok

The Tuning Fork: An Amazing Acoustics Apparatus – Daniel A. Russell

Speech Acoustics of the World’s Languages – Benjamin V. Tucker and Richard Wright

The Adapted Ears of Big Cats and Golden Moles: Exotic Outcomes of the Evolutionary Radiation of Mammals – Edward J. Walsh and JoAnn McGee


Sound Perspectives

Ask an Acoustician – Subha Maruvada and Micheal L. Dent

JASA-EL to Become an Independent, “Gold-Level,” Open-Access Journal – Charles C. Church

A Perspective on Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics – Kent L. Gee, Megan S. Ballard, and Helen Wall Murray

ASA Books Committee – Mark F. Hamilton

Data, Dinners, and Diapers: Traveling with a Baby to a Scientific Conference – Laura N. Kloepper

Work-Parenting Harmony – Tracianne B. Neilsen and Alison K. Stimpert

Spooked! – Lenny Rudow



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