Dr. Danielle R. Greenhow

Assistant Teaching Professor

  • Bioacoustics
  • Marine mammal hearing and noise impacts
  • Echolocation production and utilization 
  • Passive acoustic monitoring of marine mammals



  • MAR 151. Introduction to Ocean Science. 3 hrs. Survey of the physical, chemical, geological and biological features of the ocean
  • MAR 151L. Introduction to Ocean Science Laboratory. 1 hr. Pre- or Corequisite: MAR 151. Elementary exercises for interpreting oceanographic data and samples
  • MAR 413. Management of Oceanographic Data. 3 hrs. Prerequisite: MAR 310. Introduction to oceanographic data acquisition and management (computer competency requirement).
  • MAR 415. Marine Metadata. 2 hrs. Prerequisites: GHY 417/L. An introduction to the content standards, structure, and utilization of digital marine geospatial metadata records
  • MAR 489. Marine Science Seminar. 1 hr. Current topics in marine science explored via student discussion and presentation; may be repeated for credit (oral communication requirement)
  • MAR 423. Marine Mammals. 3 hrs. 12 semester hours of biology or permission of instructor; natural history and population ecology of cetaceans; will include life history, distribution, population dynamics, diet and feeding, social behavior, evolution and zoogeography; may be taken as COA 443 or BSC 459
  • MAR 423L. Marine Mammals Laboratory. 2 hrs. Corequisite for MAR 423. May be taken as COA 443L or BSC 459L



Greenhow, D. R., Brodsky, M. C., Lingenfelser, R. G., and Mann, D. A. 2014. Hearing threshold measurements of five stranded short-finned pilot whales (Globicephala macrorhynchus). J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 135, 531-536.  

Greenhow, D. R., Harley, H. E., Fellner, W., Cardwell, A., and Mann, D. A. 2013. Methods for determining free-swimming positioning and echolocation beam patterns. POMA 19, DOI: 10.1121/1.4799416.

Mann D., Hill-Cook M., Manire C., Greenhow D., Montie E.,  2010. Hearing Loss in Stranded Odontocete Dolphins and Whales. PLoS ONE 5(11): e13824.

Adornato, L.R., Kaltenbacher, E.A., Greenhow, D.R., and Byrne, R.H. 2007. High-Resolution In Situ Analysis of Nitrate and Phosphate in the Oligotrophic Ocean. Environ. Sci. Technol. 41, 4045-4052.