Tag: acoustics

May 22, 2019

Can sound keep birds and bats from hitting wind turbines?

Could whistles deter bats from hitting wind turbines? Could loudspeakers keep eagles away? Those were two of the techniques proposed at the 177th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America...

February 25, 2019

Student Presentation: Using acoustics to deter bats from wind turbines

Prey species such as tiger moths (Arctia caja) often use acoustics to deter approaching bats. But can people do the same thing? Sara Weaver, a doctoral candidate at Texas State...

November 4, 2015

Eavesdropping on Tiger Roars Can Improve Conservation

Researchers have long been able to recognize a tiger by its stripes, but new techniques in sound recording may mean the stripes are no longer necessary — it could be...