Presentations and Publications


Weiss, Michael. 2016. “Non-Kinship Social Bonds in Resident Killer Whales (Orcinus orca)”. Reed College Undergraduate Thesis.

Wieland, Monika. 2015. “Why now is time to breach the Snake River dams“. Blog post for the Southern Resident Killer Whale Chinook Salmon Initiative.

Wieland, Monika, Albyn Jones, and Susan C.P. Renn. 2010. “Changing durations of Southern Resident Killer Whale discrete calls between two periods spanning 28 yr“. Marine Mammal Science 6(1): 195–201.

Wieland, Monika. 2007. “Repertoire Usage of the Southern Resident Community of Killer Whales (Orcinus orca)“. Reed College Undergraduate Thesis.


Weiss, Michael. “The Multi-Dimensional Social Structure of Southern Resident Killer Whales.” Lecture at The Whale Museum, Friday Harbor, WA. August 15, 2016.

Weiss, Michael, and Monika Wieland. “Non-Kinship Dimensions of Southern Resident Killer Whale Society.” Lecture for Baja Discovery, San Ignacio Lagoon, Mexico.

Weiss, Michael. “Pod Rearrangement in Southern Resident Killer Whales (Orcinus orca)“. Summer research presentation. Reed College, Portland, Oregon. September 2015.

Wieland, Monika. Recurring segment for the Marine Naturalist Training Program, 2010-2017. “Which pod is that? An introduction to listening to Southern Resident Killer Whales.” Friday Harbor, WA.

Weiss, Michael, Monika Wieland, and Cindy Hansen. March 2015. “Southern Resident Killer Whales and Salmon: How Prey Availability Effects Behavior.” Lecture for Baja Discovery, San Ignacio Lagoon, Mexico.

Weiss, Michael, Cindy Hansen, Monika Wieland, Bob Otis. November 2014. “Group behavioral response to prey availability in Southern Resident Killer Whales”. Poster Presentation at the American Cetacean Society Conference in Newport Beach, CA.

Wieland, Monika. October 2014. “How Southern Resident Killer Whale Presence in Inland Waters is Influenced by Salmon Abundance.” Presentation for the Marine Naturalist Gear Down, Friday Harbor, WA.