Jennifer Miksis-Olds

Director - Center for Acoustics Research and Education
Phone: (603) 862-5147
Office: Center for Coastal & Ocean Mapping, Chase Ocean Engineering Lab, Durham, NH 03824
jennifer miksis-olds


  • Ph.D., Oceanography(Chem.&Physical), University of Rhode Island
  • M.S., UMass- Dartmouth
  • B.A., Harvard University

Courses Taught

  • MARI 405: Intro Marine Mammal Sci Policy

Selected Publications

Duarte, C. M., Chapuis, L., Collin, S. P., Costa, D. P., Devassy, R. P., Eguiluz, V. M., . . . Juanes, F. (2021). The soundscape of the Anthropocene ocean. Science, 371(6529), eaba4658. doi:10.1126/science.aba4658

Martin, S. B., Gaudet, B. J., Klinck, H., Dugan, P. J., Miksis-Olds, J. L., Mellinger, D. K., . . . Moors-Murphy, H. (2021). Hybrid millidecade spectra: A practical format for exchange of long-term ambient sound data. JASA Express Letters, 1(1), 011203. doi:10.1121/10.0003324

Al-Badrawi, M. H., Miksis-Olds, J. L., & Bradley, D. L. (2020). Bearing Stake 1977 revisited: An understanding of ambient sound sources in the Indian Ocean. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 148(4), EL320-EL325. doi:10.1121/10.0002094

Kates Varghese, H., Miksis-Olds, J., DiMarzio, N., Lowell, K., Linder, E., Mayer, L., & Moretti, D. (2020). The effect of two 12 kHz multibeam mapping surveys on the foraging behavior of Cuvier's beaked whales off of southern California. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 147(6), 3849-3858. doi:10.1121/10.0001385

Haver, S. M., Klinck, H., Nieukirk, S. L., Matsumoto, H., Dziak, R. P., & Miksis-Olds, J. L. (2017). The not-so-silent world: Measuring Arctic, Equatorial, and Antarctic soundscapes in the Atlantic Ocean. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 122, 95-104. doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2017.03.002

Parks, S. E., Miksis-Olds, J. L., & Denes, S. L. (2014). Assessing marine ecosystem acoustic diversity across ocean basins. Ecological Informatics, 21, 81-88. doi:10.1016/j.ecoinf.2013.11.003

Miksis-Olds, J. L., Bradley, D. L., & Maggie Niu, X. (2013). Decadal trends in Indian Ocean ambient sound. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134(5), 3464-3475. doi:10.1121/1.4821537

Holliday, D. (2003). Advances in defining fine- and micro-scale pattern in marine plankton. Aquatic Living Resources, 16(3), 131-136. doi:10.1016/s0990-7440(03)00023-8

Miksis, J. L., Tyack, P. L., & Buck, J. R. (2002). Captive dolphins,Tursiops truncatus, develop signature whistles that match acoustic features of human-made model sounds. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 112(2), 728-739. doi:10.1121/1.1496079

Connor, R. C., Heithaus, M. R., Berggren, P., & Miksis, J. L. (2000). "KERPLUNKING": SURFACE FLUKE-SPLASHES DURING SHALLOW-WATER BOTTOM FORAGING BY BOTTLENOSE DOLPHINS. Marine Mammal Science, 16(3), 646-653. doi:10.1111/j.1748-7692.2000.tb00959.x

Most Cited Publications