Michael Ladegaard

PhD, MSc

  • C.F. Møllers Allé 3, 1130, 108

    8000 Aarhus C



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My primary research areas are toothed whale biosonar and underwater noise including the potential impacts of noise on biosonar performance, acoustic communication and animal behavioural changes. 

Education/Academic qualification

Biology, PhD, Echolocation in small cetaceans, Aarhus University

1 May 201320 Jun 2017

Award Date: 25 Aug 2017

External positions

Postdoc, Grønlands Naturinstitut/Pinngortitaleriffik

1 Aug 202130 Apr 2022


  • Bioacoustics
  • Biosonar
  • Echolocation
  • Acoustic communication
  • Audio signal processing
  • Whales
  • Marine enviroment
  • Arctic environment, nature and ecology
  • Advising the authorities
  • Marine biology
  • Animal physiology
  • Conservation
  • Mammals

Areas of expertise

  • Bioacoustics
  • Marine mammals
  • Echolocation
  • Underwater Acoustics
  • Noise pollution
  • Noise effects
  • Advising the authorities


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