Researcher is Homeward Bound to Antarctica A much-anticipated voyage to Antarctica is about to become a reality for a Charles Sturt University researcher. Charles Sturt University environmental researcher is soon to voyage to Antarctica as part of the 2022/23 Homeward Bound program Homeward Bound is a global [...]
Albury ecologist heading south on mission to solve "planetary problems" Dr Elizabeth Znidersic can usually be found in nature - and she's about to get a taste of the most extreme climate the world has to offer. The environmental researcher and ecologist is off to Antarctica as part [...]
Catalyst: The Soundtrack of Australia — Eavesdropping on wetland birds Environmental-sound recordings, such as a recording of the dawn chorus of wetland birds, can be used to assess floodwater damage. The Australasian bitterns' breeding habits, captured via sound recordings, were crucial in monitoring the management and resurgence [...]
Acoustic restoration of ecosystems — how the sound of love helps animals return to old habitats Scientists are experimenting with sound to try and lure seabirds back to depleted environments. But not just any sounds – we're talking about the coos and calls associated with breeding. It's [...]
Recordings of endangered bittern bird calls give scientists insight into impacts of floods Key points: Monitoring of the bittern calls show near-record numbers The Barmah-Millewa Forest is home to 30 per cent of the remaining bittern population Researchers had to paddle into the forest after flooding Recordings [...]
Read about the art and science of Ecoacoustics in Cosmos Magazine Read about the art and science of Ecoacoustics in Cosmos Magazine. Liz and Michael feature in this article "Fanastically elusive birds and how to find them" CLICK HERE to read more [...]
While Liz and Michael were in Victoria, local birder Natalie Walter from St Helens, Tasmania got into the swing of programming acoustic monitors, changing SD cards and batteries to ensure data continued to be collected.