Automatic species identification (bats)

This course follows on from BCT’s Sound analysis and species identification. It covers the principles of automated identification to analyse large volumes of data and looks at currently available software.  It also covers issues around using automated identification systems and how to optimise workflow for dealing with large datasets.

Course content includes:

  • Principles of automated identification
  • Currently available software
  • When can you/should you use it? (examples of good and bad practise)
  • Practical session using automated identification software

Practical demonstrations will include Kaleidoscope software, with two week free trials provided by Wildlife Acoustics, SonoBat software provided by SonoBat, and Sonochiro software, with two week free trials provided by Biotope.

Prior Knowledge: Designed as a follow-up to Sound analysis and species identification.

Key Information

Start date:

Cost:

£165 (£5 discounts for BCT members)

Organisation:

Bat Conservation Trust

Type:

Short

Sector:

Biodiversity, Ecology

Location:

National Self Build and Renovation Centre, Swindon

Contact Details: