Acoustic sensing: Roles and applications in monitoring avian biodiversity

Wimmer, Jason D. (2015) Acoustic sensing: Roles and applications in monitoring avian biodiversity. PhD by Publication, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This thesis examined the use of acoustic sensors for monitoring avian biodiversity. Acoustic sensors have the potential to significantly increase the spatial and temporal scale of ecological observations, however acoustic recordings of the environment can be opaque and complex. This thesis developed methods for analysing large volumes of acoustic data to maximise the detection of bird species, and compared the results of acoustic sensor biodiversity surveys with traditional bird survey techniques.

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ID Code: 84852
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD by Publication)
Supervisor: Roe, Paul & Williamson, Ian
Keywords: Acoustic Sensing, Avian Survey Techniques, Biodiversity Monitoring, Sampling, Environmental Monitoring
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > Institutes > Institute for Future Environments
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 26 Aug 2015 01:40
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2015 05:25

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