[MARMAM] Application deadline approaching for SeaBASS 2016

Susan E Parks sparks at syr.edu
Wed Feb 10 06:34:19 PST 2016


We are pleased to announce this year's marine bioacoustics summer school program (SeaBASS 2016).  The application period will be closing on Feb 29, 2016.
 
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 5-10, 2016
 
WHERE:             Syracuse University, NY
 
COSTS:              The 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 29, 2016.  Direct questions to Dr. Jennifer Miksis-Olds via email at: jlm91 at arl.psu.edu or Dr. Susan Parks at sparks at syr.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, Passive Acoustic Monitoring,  Hot Topic: Effects of Noise, Hot Topic: Density Estimation
 


Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
Syracuse University
114 Life Sciences Complex
Syracuse NY 13244
(315) 443-4672
sparks at syr.edu
http://parkslab.syr.edu


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