Last modified: Wednesday January 13th, 2010

Downloadable papers

On this page you can find downloable versions of some of my papers and conference presentations. In some cases the papers have been slightly updated to incorporate information that became available after the original publication date. Also in some papers, extra pictures have been added. For a full list of publications, see my Publications page. All the papers are in PDF format. You need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them.

Contact me if you want more information about those papers.

An experiment in two-way communication in Orcinus orca L. (1982) (731 kB)
Originally published in: Aquatic Mammals 9.3: 69-82
A biological approach to dolphinarium purification: I. Theoretical aspects. (1987) (738 kB)
Originally published in: Aquatic Mammals 13.3: 83-92
A biological approach to dolphinarium water purification: II. A practical application: The Delfinaario in Tampere, Finland. (1988) (1805 kB)
Originally published in: Aquatic Mammals 14.3: 92-106
The seal epidemic in Europe and its consequences. (1990) (194 kB)
Originally published in: Soundings 15.1: 5
A friendly dolphin in Norway (1992) (802 kB)
Originally published in: Soundings 17.1: 28 (Photos added)
Seal rehabilitation in the Netherlands: past, present and future. (1996) (278 kB)
Originally pubished in: Soundings 21(3): 16-17
Definition drift or Are we monopolizing marine mammal training by changing the definitions? (1996) (52 kB)
Submitted for publication in Soundings, parts included in Animal Training - Successful animal management through positive reinforcement (1999), by K. Ramirez
A Survival guide to survival rates (1997) (389 kB)
Presented at the 24th Annual Conference of IMATA (November 3-8, 1996), Gold Coast, Australia and in the form published here at the 25th Annual Symposium of the EAAM (March 14-17, 1997), Duisburg, Germany.
A formal version has been published in Marine Mammals: Public Display and Research 3(1): 27-38.
Book review: Animal Training - Successful animal management through positive reinforcement, by K. Ramirez. A John G. Shedd Aquarium publication, Chicago, xiv+578 pp., ISBN 0-9611074-9-9 (2000) (220 kB)
Originally published in: Aquatic Mammals 26(2): 165-166.


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