Smithsonian BioAcoustic Monitoring Project

The Smithsonian BioAcoustic Monitoring project is a proof of concept effort to monitor almost all vertebrates in an area using remote sensors (camera traps and acoustic recorders). The project targets all terrestrial mammals large enough to be detected by camera traps, frogs, birds, and bats. All sampling is designed to match National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) sampling schemes, and future development will include creating an app to process and upload sound files to a standardized database.

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