Environmental Acoustics Seminar Series

The Environmental Acoustics Seminar Series is intended to raise awareness about the breadth of acoustics science and inform scientists, students, and the public about cutting-edge reseach relating to the science of sound.

Upcoming Seminars

Oct
13

Seminar: Underwater Acoustics Analysis: The Power of Time-Frequency Tools

 Speaker: Mahdi Al-Badrawi, Center for Acoustics Research and Education - University of New Hampshire
Nov
10

Seminar: The Search for the Silent Sounds of Tornadoes

 Speaker: Brian Elbing, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering - Oklahoma State University
Dec
08

Seminar: Acoustic Communication by North Atlantic Right Whale Mother-Calf Pairs

 Speaker: Susan Parks, Department of Biology - Syracuse University

Past Seminars

Tuesday 8 September (1200-1300 EST)
Examples of Insect Pest Detection and Mating Disruption for Agroacoustics
Speaker: Richard Mankin, Research Entomologist
USDA, ARS, CMAVE, University of Florida

Tuesday 14 April 2020 (1200‐1300 EST)
Recording a Pre‐Disturbed Ecosystem: The State of the Gulf of Tribugá, Colombia, Before Port Construction
Speaker: Kerri Seger
Applied Ocean Sciences LLC

Tuesday 10 March 2020 (1200‐1300 EST)
Vibrational Communication in Jumping Spiders and the Importance of Vibroscapes in Bioacoustics
Speaker: Damian Elias
Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, UC Berkeley

February 11, 2020
Passive Acoustics: A New Addition to the Freshwater Monitoring Toolbox
Speaker: Camille Desjonqueres
Department of Biological sciences, University of Wisconsin‐Milwaukee; Sorbonne Université, Paris, France

 

Using Acoustic Mapping Technology to Understand the Gulf of Maine Ecosystem
Speaker: Dr. Jenn Dijkstra 
UNH School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering/Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping

 

November 12, 2019 
Developing a biomimetic acoustic deterrent to reduce bat mortalities at wind turbines
Speaker: Dr. Mike Smotherman -
 Professor of Biology
Chair, Institute for Neuroscience, Texas A&M University

 

October 8, 2019 
Agroacoustics and biotremology: using substrate‐borne noise to detect and deter insect pests
Speaker: Valerio Mazzoni
Fondazione Edmund Mach Research and Innovation Center, Sustainable Ecosystems and Bioresources
San Michele All'Adige, Italy

September 10, 2019
Soundscape metrics and indices
Speaker: Dr. Bruce Martin
JASCO Applied Sciences and Dalhousie University
Nova Scotia, Canada

 

April 16, 2019
Foliage echoes and the acoustic environment of bat biosonar
Speaker: Dr. Rolf Müller - Professor, Virginia Tech
Analysis of bat echoes in the context of man-made SONAR
Speaker: Dr. Michael Roan - Professor, Virginia Tech

 

March 12, 2019
Use of non-conventional signal representations for improving performance in a CNN-based bird call classifier
Speaker: Dr. Shyam Madhusudhana - Postdoctoral Fellow
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
PAM and the Toadfish: an ecosystem based management love story
Speaker: Dr. Michelle Fournet - Postdoctoral Fellow
Cornell Lab of Ornithology

 

February 19, 2019
Marine mammal monitoring on Navy ranges
Speaker: Dr. Stephanie Watwood
NUWC Newport, Environmental Branch

 

November 13, 2018
What can soundscapes tell us about the richness and composition of the acoustically active fauna in the tropics?
Speaker: Dr. T. Mitchell Aide University of Puerto Rico – Rio Piedras Sieve Analytics Inc – ARBIMON II
An acoustics tell-tale of the foraging ecology in deep diving whales
Speaker: Dr. Natacha Aguilar de Soto University of La Laguna

 

October 9, 2018
Predator, competitor, mate: Using spatial and temporal dynamics to disentangle acoustic communication in insects, frogs, and birds
Speaker: Dr. Laurel Symes - Research Associate
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Effects of experimental traffic noise exposure on behavior and physiology in tree swallows
Speaker: Dr. Allison Injaian - Research Associate
Cornell Lab of Ornithology

 

September 11, 2018
Vocal behaviour of mammal‐eating killer whales ‐ communicating with costly calls
Speaker: Dr. Volker Deecke - Associate Professor
Dept. of Science, Natural Resources and Outdoor Studies University of Cumbria, UK