[MARMAM] Announcing SeaBASS 2012 (BioAcoustics Summer School)

SUSAN E PARKS sep20 at psu.edu
Tue Nov 15 19:00:52 PST 2011




SeaBASS (BioAcoustics Summer School) provides the opportunity for graduate
students interested in pursuing careers in marine bioacoustics to develop a
strong foundation in 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 17-22, 2012

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.  There is no
registration fee.  Full-time participation of all participants is required. 
Travel costs are the responsibility of the student, but travel assistance can
be requested during the application process.

APPLICATION:	On-line application is available at
http://www.arl.psu.edu/education_seabass.php.  

Applications deadline is February 1, 2012.  Direct questions to Dr. Jennifer
Miksis-Olds & Dr. Susan Parks via email at: seabass at 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



SPONSORS:Applied Research Laboratory at Penn State (ARL), Office of Naval
Research (ONR), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) & the
Acoustical Society of America (ASA)






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