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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.


Learning outcomes:


  • 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.


Take the pre-course survey, read the syllabus, read/skim the paper attached below and sign up for Piazza:



Link to pre-course survey



Link to syllabus



Link to reading assignment (Brennan et al 2014)



Link to Piazza

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