bioacoustics


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bi·o·a·cous·tics

(bī'ō-ă-kūs'tiks),
The science dealing with the effects of sound fields or mechanical vibrations on living organisms.

bioacoustics

(bī′ō-ə-ko͞o′stĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of sounds produced by and affecting living organisms, especially those sounds involved in communication.

bioacoustics

The study of the production and reception of sounds by animals, and the physical and behavioural effects induced by sounds.

bi·o·a·cous·tics

(bī'ō-ă-kūs'tiks)
The science dealing with the effects of sound or vibration on living organisms.

bioacoustics

the science dealing with the communicating sounds made by animals.
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Bioacoustic recorders could provide vital information to help protect rare and endangered birds such as the European nightjar, says Newcastle University.
Within this context, a tool to identify bioacoustics of birds from the Bogota wetlands could help in the conservation of these endangered strategic ecosystems, given that the wetlands are currently considered the ecosystems with the highest risk of disappearing in Colombia [10].
Sharp, the expert on bioacoustics who works for the Navy.
Several researchers, including scientists at Cornell University's Bioacoustics Research Program and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts, agree that his technique has potential as a scientific research tool.
Vences (2010): Integrative taxonomy of Malagasy treefrogs: combination of molecular genetics, bioacoustics and comparative morphology reveals twelve additional species of Boophis.
One application of bioacoustics is the use of passive acoustic technology to record temporal and spatial patterns of fish reproduction by detecting sounds associated with spawning (Lobel & Mann, 1995) and other behaviors associated with disturbance (Tellechea et al.
The findings have been published in the journal Bioacoustics.
Clark, director of the bioacoustics research program at Cornell University, who has been actively involved in charting bowhead whale migration in the Arctic since the 1980s, this increased stewardship of the environment is beneficial to everyone involved.
This comparison was conducted between eight different laboratories, including NIST, of members of Working Group S3/WG48, Hearing Aids, established by Accredited Standards Committee S3, Bioacoustics, which is administered by the Acoustical Society of America and accredited by the American National Standards Institute.
McLean's research concentrated on the distribution, ecology and behavior of birds and mammals, endangered species, the effect of the environment on birds and mammals, bioacoustics, and the barn owl in Ohio.
Committee on Hearing, Bioacoustics, and Biomechanics, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council.