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Julien Bonnel

Associate Scientist w/ tenure
Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering

Contact Information:
Work: +1 508 289 3059
Building: Bigelow

Mailing Address:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
266 Woods Hole Rd.
MS# 11
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050

Research Interests

Signal processing for ocean acoustics, non-stationary signal analysis
Passive acoustic monitoring, bioacoustics, ambient noise
Geoacoustic inversion, acoustical tomography, source localization
Normal mode propagation of sound in water

Selected Publications

J. Bonnel, S. Dosso, W. Hodgkiss, M. Ballard, D. Garcia, K. Lee, A. McNeese, and P. Wilson. Trans-dimensional inversion for seafloor properties for three mud depocenters on the new england shelf under dynamical oceanographic conditions. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 155(3):1825–1839, 2024.

M. Gigot, F. Olivier, G. Cervello, R. Tremblay, D. Mathias, T. Meziane, L. Chauvaud, and J. Bonnel. Pile driving and drilling underwater sounds impact the metamorphosis dynamics of Pecten maximus (L., 1758) larvae. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 191:114969, 2023.

M. Goldwater, D. Zitterbart, D. Wright, and J. Bonnel. Machine-learning-based simultaneous detection and ranging of impulsive baleen whale vocalizations using a single hydrophone. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 153(2):1094–1107, 2023.

G. Richard, D. Mathias, J. Collin, L. Chauvaud, and J. Bonnel. Three-dimensional anthropogenic underwater noise modeling in an arctic fjord for acoustic risk assessment. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 187:114487, 2023.

J. Bonnel, J. Flamant, D. Dall'Osto, N. Le Bihan, and P. Dahl. Polarization of ocean acoustic normal modes. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 150(3):1897–1911, 2021.


2017: HDR (Professor degree) Université de Bretagne Occidentale, France
2010: Ph.D. GIPSA-Lab // Université de Grenoble, France
2007: M.Sc. Université de Grenoble (Grenoble INP), France