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Details of Dr. Kathleen J. Vigness-Raposa   


Gender female
Job title Vice President
Department Environmental Programs
Marine Acoustics, Inc. (
809 Aquidneck Ave. Middletown 02842
2 Corporate Place, Suite 105
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel 1-401-847-7508
Fax 1-401-847-7864
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Website http://www.marineacoustics.com
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Degree BSc , MSc, PhD
Job type Natural Resource Management
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities visual and acoustic surveys of marine mammals, modeling survey protocol; examine potential biological uses of low-frequency vocalizations of large whales, the acoustic propagation of vocalizations
Skills/Expertise spatial statistics, GIS, Matlab, habitat modeling
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Kathleen VIGNESS-RAPOSA)

Vigness-Raposa, K.J. , C.L. Schroeder, and C. H. Spikes. 2013. Environmental Assessment Report No.2 for the ACOBAR Acoustic Tomography Experiment in Fram Strait. Prepared by Marine Acoustics, Inc. under ACOBAR Contract Grant Agreement No. 212887.
Vigness-Raposa, K.J. 2013. Marine mammals. In: Encyclopedia of Natural Resources, Yeqiao Wang, editor-in-chief. Taylor & Francis Group, New York.
Vigness-Raposa, K. J., G. Scowcroft, J. H. Miller, and D. R. Ketten. 2012. Discovery of Sound in the Sea: An Online Resource. Pages 135-138 in A. N. Popper and A. D. Hawkins, editors. The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life. Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, New York.
Miller, James H., Gopu R. Potty, Kathleen Vigness-Raposa, David Casagrande, Lisa A. Miller, Jeffrey Nystuen, and Peter M. Scheifele. 2010. Acoustic Noise and Electromagnetic Study in Support of the Rhode Island Ocean Special Area Management Plan.
Kenney, Robert D. and Kathleen J. Vigness-Raposa. 2010. Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles of Narragansett Bay, Block Island Sound, Rhode Island Sound, and Nearby Waters: An Analysis of Existing Data for the Rhode Island Ocean Special Area Management Plan.
Dushaw B. D., W. W. L. Au, Möller A. Beszczynska, R.E. Brainard, B. D. Cornuelle, T. F. Duda, M. A. Dzieciuch, E. Fahrbach, A. Forbes, L. Freitag, J. C. Gascard, A. N. Gavrilov et al. 2009. A Global Ocean Acoustic Observing Network. Peer-reviewed Community White paper at the OceanObs conference, Italy. (http://www.oceanobs09.net/)
Vigness-Raposa, K.J., R.D. Kenney, M.L. Gonzalez, and P.V. August. 2010. Spatial patterns of humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) sightings and survey effort: Insight into North Atlantic population structure. Marine Mammal Science 26(1): 161-175.

Group(s): GLODIR
Created: 1997-04-03 Last Updated: 2015-05-18 by Kathleen VIGNESS-RAPOSA