Class 1, Feb 2:
Welcome! Today we will give an introduction to the course, followed by an overview of bioacoustics, basic/applied science and active research areas in bioacoustics.
After today's lecture:
You will be able to discuss how we define science and compare and contrast basic and applied science.
You will be able to define bioacoustics, identify different components of the field and describe a few examples of active research areas.
Assignment for class one (due Monday night, Feb 1 before midnight):
Take the pre-course survey, read the syllabus, read/skim the paper attached below and sign up for Piazza: