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Michael Jech
Research Fishery Biologist
Joseph Godlewski
Electronics Engineer
NOAA/NMFS/NEFSC
166 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA. 02543
E-mail:Michael.Jech@noaa.gov
Phone: (508) 495-2353
Fax:     (508) 495-2115
NOAA/NMFS/NEFSC
166 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA. 02543
E-mail:Joseph.Godlewski@noaa.gov
Phone: (508) 495-2039
Fax:     (508) 495-2115

Publications

Jech JM, Boswell KM, Barao T, Condiotty J, Melvin GD, Taylor JC, Wakefield WW, and Weber TC. 2012. Calibration of two orthogonal dual-frequency identification sonars (DIDSONs). Conference proceedings of the 11th European Conference on Underwater Acoustics 2012, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2-6 July 2012.

Gurshin CWD, Jech JM, Howell WH, Weber TC, Mayer LA. 2009. Acoustic backscatter and density measurements of captive Atlantic cod using a 300-kHz multi-beam sonar synchronized with a 120kHz split-beam echosounder. ICES J Mar Sci. 66:1303-1309.

Jagannathan S, Bertsatos I, Symonds D, Chen T, Nia HT, Jain AD, Andrews M, Gong Z, Nero R, Ngor L, Jech M, Godo OR, Lee S, Ratilal P, Makris N. 2009. Ocean Acoustic Waveguide Remote Sensing (OAWRS) of marine ecosystems. Mar Ecol Prog Ser. 395:137-160.

Makris N, Ratilal P, Jagannathan S, Gong Z, Andrews M, Bertsatos I, Godo OR, Nero R, Jech JM. 2009. Critical population density triggers rapid formation of vast oceanic fish shoals. Science. 323: 1734-1737.

Weber TC, Pena H, Jech JM. 2009. Acoustic observations of Atlantic herring schooling behavior in the northwest Atlantic. ICES J Mar Sci. 66:1270-1277.

Mann DA, Hawkins AD, Jech JM. 2008. Active and passive acoustics to locate and study fish. In: Webb JF, Fay RR, Popper AN, editors. Fish Bioacoustics. Springer Handbook of Auditory Research 32. p 279-310.

Jech JM, Michaels WL. 2006. A multifrequency method to classify and evaluate fisheries acoustics data. Can J Fish Aquat Sci. 63:2225-2235.

Overholtz WJ, Jech JM, Michaels WL, Jacobson LD. 2006. Empirical comparisons of survey designs in acoustic surveys of Gulf of Maine - Georges Bank Atlantic herring. J Northwest Atl Fish Sci. 36:127-144.

Foote KG, Chu D, Hammar TR, Baldwin KC, Mayer LA, Hufnagle LC Jr, Jech JM. 2005. Protocols for calibrating multibeam sonar. J Acoust Soc Am. 117:2013-2027.

Jech JM, Foote KG, Chu D, Hufnagle LC. 2005. Comparing two 38-kHz scientific echo sounders. ICES J Mar Sci. 62:1168-1179.

Nero, RW; Thompson, CH; Jech, JM. 2004. In situ acoustic estimates of the swimbladder volume of Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus). ICES [Int. Counc. Explor. Sea] J. Mar. Sci. 61(3):323-337.

Reeder, DJ; Jech, JM; Stanton, TK. 2004. Broadband acoustic backscatter and high-resolution morphology of fish: measurement and modeling. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 116(2):729-746.

Jech, J.M. and J.K. Horne. 2002. Three-dimensional visualization of fish morphometry and acoustic backscatter. Acoustic Research Letters Online. 3(1): 35-40. (ojps.aip.org/ARLO).

Presentations

Jech JM, Boswell KM, Barao T, Condiotty J, Melvin GD, Taylor JC, Wakefield WW, and Weber TC. 2012. Calibration of two orthogonal dual-frequency identification sonars (DIDSONs). Conference proceedings of the 11th European Conference on Underwater Acoustics (ECUA) 2012, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 2012.

Gauss R, Fialkowski J, Kunz E, Menis R, Stanton T, Sellers C, Jech M. 2009. Clutter variability due to fish aggregations: mid-frequency measurements in the Gulf of Maine. In: Underwater Acoustic Measurements 3rd International Conference and Exhibition; 2009 June 21-26; Nafplion (Greece).

Gauss RC, Fialkowski JM, Menis R, Kunz EL, Stanton TK, Cellers CJ, Jech JM. 2009. Measurements and modeling of mid-frequency clutter from fish aggregations over Georges Bank in the Gulf of Maine. [abstract]. 157th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America; 2009 May 18-22; Portland, OR.

Gauss R, Stanton TK, Sellers CJ, Jech JM. 2009. Clutter variability due to fish aggregations: mid- frequency measurements in the Gulf of Maine. [abstract]. 3rd International Underwater Acoustic Measurements: Technologies and Results; 2009 June 21-26; Nafplion, Greece.

Horne J, Jech JM, Chu D, Clay C, Francis T, Gorska N, Holliday V, Jones B, Lavery A, Reeder B, Sawada K, Stanton T. 2009. Comparing backscatter model predictions from fish. [abstract]. 2009 Annual Meeting, ICES Working Group on Fisheries Acoustics Science and Technology; 2009 May 18-22; Ancona, Italy.

Jech JM, Horne J, Chu D, Clay C, Francis T, Gorska N, Holliday V, Jones B, Lavery A, Reeder B, Sawada K, Stanton T. 2009. Comparison of acoustic models for standard shapes. [abstract]. 2009 Annual Meeting, ICES Working Group on Fisheries Acoustics Science and Technology; 2009 May 18-22; Ancona, Italy.

Jech M, Godlewski J. 2009. Observations of Atlantic herring using DIDSON sonar. [abstract]. 2009 Annual Meeting, ICES Working Group on Fisheries Acoustics Science and Technology; 2009 May 18-22; Ancona, Italy.

Stockwell J, Weber T, Jech M, Baukus A, Salerno D. 2009. Efficacy of using multiple acoustic systems to quantify Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) aggregation metrics before and after fishing events. [abstract]. 158th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America; 2009 Oct 26-30; San Antonio, TX.

Stroman, F, Jech JM, Godlewski J. 2009. Shapes and sizes of herring spawning queues on Georges Bank. [abstract]. 9th NEFSC Science Symposium; 2009 Jan 21-23; Newport, RI.

Demer D, Jech M, and 16 co-authors. 2008. Surveying with a sound and sight seeing submarine [abstract]. International SEAFACTS Symposium; 2008 Jun 16-20; Bergen (Norway).

Jech JM, Overholtz WJ, Michaels WL, Godlewski J. 2008. Introducing advanced sampling technologies to a long-term index: reducing or increasing uncertainty? [abstract]. 10th NOAA Fisheries Annual Social Sciences Meeting; 2008 May 6-8; Port Townsend (WA).

Ratilal P, Gong Z, Coccuzzo D, Jagannathan S, Andrews M, Pena H, Patel R, Weber T, Jech M, Makris N. 2008. Spawning behaviour and spatial distribution of Atlantic herring on Georges Bank revealed by ocean acoustics waveguide remote sensing [abstract]. International SEAFACTS Symposium; 2008 Jun 16-20; Bergen (Norway).

Chu D, Stanton TK, Jech JM, Irish J. 2006. Modeling of the backscatter by swimbladder-bearing fish [abstract]. Presented at: 4th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and the Acoustical Society of Japan; 2006 Nov 28 - Dec 2; Honolulu, HI. J Acoust Soc Am 120:3105.

Jech JM. 2006. Using objective classification methods to evaluate fisheries acoustics data [abstract]. Presented at: 2006 Ocean Science Meeting; 2006 20-24 Feb; Honolulu, HI. EOS Trans Am Geophys Union 87(36), Ocean Sci Meet Suppl Abstr No OS46G-10.

Jech JM, Gamble R, Towler RH, Horne JK. 2006. Towards a standardized data format of digital anatomy and morphometry for acoustic scattering models [abstract]. In: Report of the Working Group on Fisheries Acoustics Science and Technology (WGFAST), 27-30 March 2006, Hobart, Tasmania; 2006/FTC:01, p 22.

Stanton TK, Chu D, Jech JM, Irish JD. 2006. A broadband acoustic system for resonance classification of swimbladder-bearing fish [abstract]. Prepared for: 152nd Meeting (4th joint meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and the Acoustical Society of Japan); 2006 Nov 28 -Dec 2; Honolulu, HI. J Acoust Soc Am. 120:3000.

Stanton TK, Chu D, Jech JM: Irish JD. 2006. Statistical behavior of echoes from swimbladder-bearing fish at 2-4 kHz [abstract]. Presented at: Oceans 2006 MTS/IEEE, 2006 Sep 18-21; Boston, MA.

Chu D, Hufnagle LC Jr, Jech JM. 2005. Quantitative acoustic measurements with multibeam sonars. [Abstr; oral]. Working Group on Fisheries Acoustics Science and Technology [WGFAST]; Rome, Italy; Apr. 19-22, 2005; p. 18.

Gamble R, Jech JM. 2005. Improving Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) population estimates using in situ measures and acoustic models. [Abstr; poster]. American Fisheries Society 135th Annual Meeting; Anchorage, AK; Sep. 11-15, 2005; np.

Jech JM. 2005. Report of a workshop to evaluate the Simrad EK60 and comparisons to the Simrad EK500. [Abstr; oral]. WGFAST; Rome, Italy; Apr. 19-22, 2005; p. 20.

Jech JM. 2005. Using objective classification methods to evaluate uncertainty in fisheries acoustics surveys. [Abstr; oral]. WGFAST; Rome, Italy; Apr. 19-22, 2005; p. 18.

Chevrier, DF and Jech, JM., February 2004. Three-dimensional Visualization of Fisheries Acoustics Data and Models, Eighth NEFSC Science Symposium, Atlantic City, NJ.

Chu, D; Foote, G; Hammar, TR; Hufnagle, LC Jr; Jech, JM. 2004. Calibrating a 90-kHz multibeam sonar: illustrating protocols. [Abstr.; oral pres.] Prepared for: MTS/IEEE [Mar. Tech. Soc./Inst. Elect. Electron. Eng.] Oceans 2004 Conference; Kobe, Japan; Nov. 9-12, 2004; np.

Jech, JM. 2004. Multi-frequency analyses of fish distributions in the Northwest Atlantic. [Abstr.; oral pres.] Prepared for: Acoustical Society of America meeting; New York, NY; May 2428, 2004. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 115:2558.

Jech, JM; Michaels, W. 2004. Multi-frequency analyses of acoustical survey data. [Abstr.; oral pres.] Prepared for: ICES Annual Meeting -- Report of the Working Group on Fisheries Acoustics Science and Technology (WGFAST); Gdynia, Poland; Apr. 20-23, 2004. ICES [Int. Counc. Explor. Sea] C.M. 2004/B:06; p. 10.

Foote, KG; Chu, D; Baldwin, KC; Mayer, LA; McLeod, A; Hufnagle, LC Jr.; Jech, JM; and Michaels, W; November 2003. Protocols for calibrating multibeam sonar. ASA, Austin, TX, USA, [J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 114, 2307 (2003) (A)].

 

Chu, D; Foote, KG; Baldwin, KC; Mayer, LA; McLeod, A; Hufnagle, LC, Jr; Jech, JM; and Michaels, W; November 2003. Calibration trials with multibeam sonars. ASA, Austin, TX, USA, [J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 114, 2308 (2003) (A)].

 

Jech, JM and Chevrier, D.F; October 2003. Three-dimensional Visualization of Fisheries Acoustics Data and Models, NOAA Technology Conference, Silver Spring, MD.

 

Jech, J.M., D. Chu, K.G. Foote, T.R. Hammar, and L. Hufnagle, Jr. September 2003. Calibrating Two Scientific Echo Sounders, OCEANS 2003 MTS/IEEE, San Diego, CA, USA.

 

Jech, J.M., K.G. Foote, D. Chu, and S.P. Liberatore. September 2003. Comparing Two Scientific Echo Sounders, OCEANS 2003 MTS/IEEE, San Diego, CA, USA.

 

Jech, J.M. and D. Chu. June 2003. Comparisons of Simrad EK500 and EK60 echo sounder calibrations, ICES FAST WG, Bergen, NO.

 

Nero, R.W., C.H. Thompson, and J.M. Jech. July 2002. In situ acoustic estimates of the swimbladder volume of Atlantic herring, Clupea harengus, Stennis Space Center, Stennis, MS.

 

Horne, J.K. and J.M. Jech. June 2002, Montpellier, France. Comparing Bayesian to Classical Analysis of Acoustic Target Strength, ICES Symposium on Acoustics in Fisheries and Aquatic Ecology.

 

Chu, D., J.M. Jech, and A. Lavery. June 2002, Montpellier, France. Inference of shape and behavioral information of individual fish from echo trace analysis, ICES Symposium on Acoustics in Fisheries and Aquatic Ecology.

 

Jech, J.M., D. B. Reeder, and T.K. Stanton. June 2002, Montpellier, France. Broadband acoustic backscatter and high resolution morphology of fish. II: Scattering models, ICES Symposium on Acoustics in Fisheries and Aquatic Ecology.

 

Michaels, W.L., D.A. Demer, and J.M. Jech. June 2002, Montpellier, France. Multifrequency Echo-classification and Target Strength Measurements of Atlantic Herring, ICES Symposium on Acoustics in Fisheries and Aquatic Ecology.

 

Overholtz, W.J., P.J. Sullivan, J.M. Jech, and W.L. Michaels. June 2002, Montpellier, France. A Comparison of Hydroacoustics Survey Designs and Analysis Using Classical and Geostatistical Methods for Improving Stock Assessments of The Gulf of Maine- Georges Bank Atlantic Herring (Clupea harengus) Complex, ICES Symposium on Acoustics in Fisheries and Aquatic Ecology.

 

Reeder, D.B., J.M. Jech, and T.K. Stanton. June 2002, Montpellier, France. Broadband acoustic backscatter and high resolution morphology of fish. I: Measurements, ICES Symposium on Acoustics in Fisheries and Aquatic Ecology.

 

Stanton, T.K., D.B. Reeder, and J.M. Jech. June 2002, Montpellier, France. Inference of fish orientation from broadband acoustic echoes, ICES Symposium on Acoustics in Fisheries and Aquatic Ecology.

 

Towler, R.H., J.M. Jech, and J.K. Horne. June 2002, Montpellier, France. Visualizing Fish Movement, Behavior, and Acoustic Backscatter, ICES Symposium on Acoustics in Fisheries and Aquatic Ecology.

 

Chase, P., W.L. Michaels, J.M. Jech, W.J. Overholtz, W.L. Gabriel, and E. Pratt. December 2001. Fisheries Acoustics at the NEFSC. NEFSC Seventh Science Symposium, Westbrook, CT.

 

Chu, D., A. Lavery, and J.M. Jech. June 2001. Inference of size and orientation of swim-bladdered fish from high frequency acoustic echograms, Acoustical Society of America, Chicago, IL.

 

Jech, J.M. June 2001. Innovative uses of Fisheries Acoustics in the Northwest Atlantic, International Bioacoustics Conference, Chicago, IL,

 

Jech, J.M. and D.B. Reeder. April 2001. Acoustic broadband backscattering measurements and models of alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus), ICES FAST WG, Seattle, WA.

 

Michaels, W.L., D.A. Demer, J.M. Jech. April 2001. Acoustical target strength of Atlantic herring using a multifrequency approach, ICES FAST WG, Seattle, WA.

Jech, J.M., W. Michaels, W. Overholtz, W. Gabriel, T. Azarovitz, D. Ma, K. Dwyer, and R. Yetter. 2000. Fisheries acoustic surveys in the Gulf of Maine and on Georges Bank at the Northeast Fisheries Science Center, in Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Remote Sensing for Marine and Coastal Environments, 1-3 May, Charleston, South Carolina, USA. Veridian ERIM International, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

Jech, J.M., D.B. Reeder, T.K. Stanton and D. Chu. December 2000. Three dimensional visualization of acoustic backscattering measurements and models by alewife, Acoustical Society of America, Newport Beach, CA.

 

Michaels, W.L., J.M. Jech and D.A. Demer. December 2000. Multifrequency backscatter measurements of Atlantic herring in the Northwest Atlantic, Acoustical Society of America, Newport Beach, CA.

 

Reeder, D.B., J.M. Jech, T.K. Stanton and D. Chu. December 2000. Broadband acoustic backscattering from alewife fish-experiment and analysis, Acoustical Society of America, Newport Beach, CA.

 

Jech, J.M. 2000. Recent Innovations in Fisheries Acoustics, University of Windsor-Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, Windsor, Canada.

 

Jech, J.M., W. Michaels, W. Overholtz, W. Gabriel, T. Azarovitz, D. Ma, K. Dwyer, and R. Yetter. May 2000. Fisheries acoustic surveys in the Gulf of Maine and on Georges Bank at the Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Sixth Annual International Conference for Marine Remote Sensing, Charleston, SC.

 

Michaels, W.L. and J.M. Jech. 2000. Diel variability in acoustic target strength measurements of Atlantic herring. Sixth Annual International Conference on Remote Sensing for Marine and Coastal Environments, Charleston, SC.

 

Jech, J.M. and J.K. Horne. 2000. Three-Dimensional visualization of fish morphometry and acoustic backscatter, ICES FAST WG, Haarlem, Netherlands.

 

Reeder, D.B., J.M. Jech, T.K. Stanton, and D. Chu. 2000. Broadband Acoustic Backscattering of Alewife Fish. History of Oceanography Conference, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.

 

Horne, J.K. and J.M. Jech. 2000. Incorporating behaviour in target strength predictions of fish schools. ICES FAST WG, Haarlem, Netherlands.

 

Horne, J.K. and J.M. Jech. 1999. Quantifying variability in fish backscatter: Integrating Theory and Empiricism, ICES FAST WG, St. John's, Newfoundland.

 

Horne, J.K. and J.M. Jech. 1999. Comparing predictions from backscatter models to in situ measurements of a dual-chambered, swimbladdered fish, Acoustical Society of America and European Acoustical Association, Berlin, Germany.

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