[MARMAM] Marine Bioacoustics Summer School 2014 (SeaBASS)

Susan E Parks sparks at syr.edu
Wed Jan 22 12:13:55 PST 2014

Announcing the 3rd Marine Bioacoustics Summer School (SeaBASS), June 15-20, 2014
Applications are now being accepted for SeaBASS 2014 - a one week intensive graduate Marine 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 and to meet international peers in their fields.  
WHEN: June 15-20, 2014
WHERE:  National Conference Center, Leesburg, VA (Washington, DC area)
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 is required. Transportation costs are the responsibility of the student, but financial assistance for travel costs can be requested during the application process.
APPLICATION: The on-line application is available at http://www.arl.psu.edu/education_seabass.php .
Applications are due on February 28, 2014. Please direct questions to Dr. Jennifer Miksis-Olds (jlm91 at psu.edu) or Dr. Susan Parks (sparks at syr.edu) via email.
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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