Peer Reviewed Publications

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2001

2000

  • Noad, M.J., Cato, D. H., Bryden, M.M., Jenner, M-N. and Jenner, K.C.S. 2000. Cultural revolution in whale songs. Nature, 408(6812), 537.
  • Noad, M.J. 2000. A southern right whale Eubalaena australis (Desmoulins, 1822) in southern Queensland waters. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 45(2), 556.

 

Conference Presentations

2016

  • Allen, J., Garland, E.C., Murray, A., Noad, M.J., & Dunlop, R.A. (2016). Creation of an acoustic dictionary to classify the vocal repertoire of humpback whale song.  Special Session: The Diversity of Bioacoustic Signals at the 5th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and the Acoustical Society of Japan, 28th November- 2nd December, 2016.
  • Indeck, K., Dunlop, R. & Noad, M. (2016). The contextual use and effects on production of mother/calf communication signals in humpback whales. 3rd Student Conference of the Australia/New Zealand Student Chapter for the Society of Marine Mammalogy, Adelaide, South Australia, 23rd – 25th November, 2016.
  • Cusano, D.A., Noad, M. J., Dunlop, R.A. (2016). Motivational information within vocalisations of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae). 3rd  Meeting of the ANZ Student Chapter of the Society for Marine Mammalogy. Adelaide, Australia, 24th-25th November, 2016. (Poster Presentation)
  • Cusano, D.A., Noad, M. J., Dunlop, R.A. (2016). Motivational information within vocalisations of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae). 2nd Annual School of Veterinary Science Research Conference. Gatton, Australia, 27th October, 2016. (Poster Presentation

2015

  • Allen, J., Garland, E.C., Noad, M.J., Dunlop, R.A. (2015). Quantifying the rate of song change in the east Australian humpback whale population. 21st Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, San Francisco, CA, USA, 13th-18th December, 2015. (Poster Presentation)
  • Girola E., Noad M., Dunlop R., Cato D. (2015). The acoustical characteristics of humpback whale song units.  21st Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, San Francisco, US, 13th-18th December, 2015. (Poster Presentation)
  • Michael J. Noad, Rebecca A. Dunlop, Robert D. McCauley and Douglas H. Cato. (2015). Behavioral responses of migrating humpback whales to a small air gun and the importance of baseline data. Oceanoise 2015, Barcelona, 11 – 15th May 2015.

2013

  • Murray, A., Antunes, R., Dunlop, R.A, Goldizen, A. W., Noad, M. J. (2013). Hidden Markov models reveal the structural differences between simple and complex phrase types in the songs of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae). 21st Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, San Francisco, CA, USA, 13th-18th December, 2015. (Poster Presentation)
  • Murray, A., Dunlop, R.A, Goldizen, A. W., Noad, M. J. (2013) Cracking the Code: Simple and complex phrases in humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) song. 20th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Dunedin, New Zealand. (Poster Presentation)
  • Dunlop, R. A., Noad, M. J., McCauley, R., Kniest, E. and Cato, D. (2013) The behavioural response of humpback whales to a 20 cu in air gun. 20th Biennial Conference on Marine Mammals, Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand, 9-13 December  (Poster Presentation)
  • Noad, M. J., Kniest, H., Dunlop, R. A., McCauley, R. and Cato, D. (2013) Real-time, dynamic mitigation against temporary threshold shifts in humpback whales during a large behavioural response study using air guns. 20th Biennial Conference on Marine Mammals, Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand, 9-13 December. (Poster Presentation)
  • Murray, A., Dunlop, R., Goldizen, A., Noad, M. (2013) Cracking the code: Simple and complex phrases in humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) song. 20th Biennial Conference on Marine Mammals, Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand, 9-13 December. (Poster Presentation)
  • Owen, K., Donnelly, D., Goldizen, A., Noad, M., Warren, J., Dunlop, R. (2013) Fast food not so appealing for migrating cetaceans? The impact of prey species and depth on migratory feeding behaviour. 20th Biennial Conference on Marine Mammals, Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand, 9-13 December (Poster Presentation).
  • James, A., Owen, K., Dunlop, R., Weeks, S., Noad, M. (2013) Identifying key environmental conditions driving opportunistic feeding of migrating humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) off Eden, NSW, Australia. 20th Biennial Conference on Marine Mammals, Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand, 9-13 December (Poster Presentation).
  • Dunlop, R, Cato, D., Noad, M. and McCauley, R. The behavioural response of humpback whales to a 20 cu in air gun source. Aquatic Noise, Budapest, August 2013.
  • Cato, D.H., Noad, M.J., Dunlop, R.A., McCauley, R.D., Kniest, H., Paton, D., Salgado Kent, C. & Jenner, K.C.S. 2013. Behavioral response of humpback whales to seismic air guns. 21st International Congress on Acoustics, Montreal, 2-7 June.
  • Dunlop, R.A., Noad, M.J. & Cato, D.H. 2013. Modification of humpback whale social sounds repertoire and vocal source levels with increased noise. 21st International Congress on Acoustics, Montreal, 2-7 June.
  • Noad, M.J., Cato, D., Dunlop R. & McCauley, R. 2013. An interdisciplinary approach to measuring impacts of seismic surveys on humpback whales. Twenty-seventh annual meeting of the European Cetacean Society, Setubal, Portugal, 8-10 April.

 

Reports & Non-peer Reviewed Publications

2016

2015

  • Harcourt, Robert, Marsh, Helene, Slip, David, Chilvers, Louise, Noad, Mike and Dunlop, Rebecca (2015). Marine mammals, back from the brink? Contemporary conservation issues. In Adam Stow, Norman Maclea and Gregory I. Holwell (Ed.), Austral ark: the state of wildlife in Australia and New Zealand (pp. 322-353) Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.

2010

  • Noad, M.J. 2010. Humpback Whales: A review of their current conservation status and the threats posed by anthropogenic noise. Proceedings of the 3rd AVA/NZVA Pan Pacific Veterinary Conference, Brisbane.

2008

  • Noad, M.J., Dunlop, R.A., Paton, D. and Cato, D.H. 2008. An update of the east Australian humpback whale population (E1) rate of increase. Paper submitted to the International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee, Santiago, 1 – 13 June. SC/60/SH31.

2007

  • Noad, M.J. and Dunlop. R.A. 2007. Abundance estimates of the east Australian humpback whale population. Progress report to the Australian Department of the Environment and Water Resources, 31 August.

2006

  • Noad, M.J., Paton, D.A. and Cato, D.H. 2006. Absolute and relative abundance estimates of Australian east coast humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae). Paper submitted to the International Whaling Commission sub-committee for the assessment of Southern Hemisphere humpback whales, Hobart, 4-7 April. SC/A06/HW27.
  • Noad, M.J., Paton, D.A., Gibbs, N.J. and Childerhouse, S.J. 2006. A combined visual and acoustic survey of humpback whales and other cetaceans of Samoa. Paper submitted to the International Whaling Commission sub-committee for the assessment of Southern Hemisphere humpback whales, Hobart, 4-7 April. SC/A06/HW28.
  • Noad, M.J., Paton, D., Cato, D.H., Dunlop, R., Kniest, E. and Morris, C.W. 2006. Survey of east Australian humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) at Point Lookout, 2004. Report to the Australian Department of the Environment and Heritage.

2005

  • Noad, M.J., Cato, D.H. and Paton, D. 2005. Absolute and relative abundance estimates of Australian east coast humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae). Paper submitted to the International Whaling Commission meeting, Ulsan, South Korea. SC/57/SH12.
  • Cato, D.H., Noad, M.J., Stokes, D., Kniest, E., Biassoni, N., Miller, P. and Deane, G.B. 2005. Acoustic and tracking techniques in the humpback whale acoustic collaboration (HARC). Proc. International Conference on Underwater Acoustic Measurements: Technologies & Results, Heraklion,  Crete, Greece, 28 June – 1 July.
  • Noad, M.J. 2005. Report on work undertaken under Permit No. E 2002/00030 – a permit to interfere with whales in the course of scientific research. Report to the Department of Environment and Heritage.

2004

  • Noad, M.J. 2004. Report on the Humpback whale Acoustic Research collaboration (HARC) 2003 field season. Report to Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, Cal.
  • Noad, M.J. 2004. Report on work undertaken under Permit No. E 2002/00030 – a permit to interfere with whales in the course of scientific research. Report to the Department of Environment and Hertiage.
  • Higgins, D.P. and Noad, M.J. 2004. Final issues paper: Standard protocols for the collection of biological samples from stranded cetaceans. Report prepared for the Department of Environment and Heritage.
  • Higgins, D.P. and Noad, M.J. 2004. Standard protocols for the collection of biological samples from stranded cetaceans. Protocols prepared for the Department of Environment and Heritage