[MARMAM] SEABASS 2010 - Bioacoustics Summer School

Susan Parks sep20 at psu.edu
Mon Sep 7 10:12:37 PDT 2009


Applications are now being accepted for SEABASS 2010- Bioacoustics Summer
School

 

WHAT: SeaBASS provides the opportunity for graduate students interested in
pursuing careers in marine bioacoustics to develop a strong foundation of
both marine animal biology and acoustics from distinguished lecturers in the
field.  The goals of SeaBASS are to discuss important topics in marine
bioacoustics, foster technical communication across disciplines, and promote
mentoring and collaboration.  SeaBASS gives students an opportunity to learn
from experts who will discuss a suite of topics not often offered at any one
university.  

 

WHEN: June 20-25, 2010.   Arrive on June 19.  Depart on June 25.

 

WHERE:  Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, State College, PA

 

COSTS:  The basic costs of student attendance (room and board, based on
double occupancy for students) will be funded from sponsor support (Penn
State Applied Research Laboratory and the Office of Naval Research).  There
is no registration fee.  Full-time participation of all is required.
Transportation costs are the responsibility of the student, but travel
assistance can be requested during the application process.

 

APPLICATION: The on-line application is available at
www.arl.psu.edu/edu_seabass.php.  Applications are due on February 1, 2010.
Direct questions to Dr. Jennifer Miksis-Olds or Dr. Susan Parks via email
at: seabass at only.arl.psu.edu.

 

COURSE TOPICS:

Introduction to Underwater Sound,  Sound Propagation,  Marine Mammal Biology
& Behavior,  Sound Production,  Fisheries Acoustics/Fish Behavior,  Hearing
and Masking,  Marine Animal Acoustic Communication,  Echolocation,  Hot
Topic: Passive Acoustic Monitoring,  Hot Topic: Effects of Noise

 

 

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