Announcing the 3rd Marine Bioacoustics Summer School (SeaBASS), June 15-20, 2014
Applications are now being accepted for SeaBASS 2014 - a one week intensive
graduate Marine Bioacoustics Summer School
WHAT: SeaBASS provides the opportunity for graduate students interested in
pursuing careers in marine bioacoustics to develop a strong foundation of both
marine animal biology and acoustics from distinguished lecturers in the field.
The goals of SeaBASS are to discuss important topics in marine bioacoustics,
foster technical communication across disciplines, and promote mentoring and
collaboration. SeaBASS gives students an opportunity to learn from experts who
will discuss a suite of topics not often offered at any one university and to
meet international peers in their fields.
WHEN: June 15-20, 2014.
WHERE: National Conference Center, Leesburg, VA (Washington, DC area)
COSTS: The basic costs of student attendance (room and board, based on double
occupancy for students) will be funded from sponsor support. There is no
registration fee. Full-time participation of all is required. Transportation
costs are the responsibility of the student, but financial assistance for
travel costs can be requested during the application process.
APPLICATION: The on-line application is available at
Applications are due on February 28, 2014. Please direct questions to Dr.
Jennifer Miksis-Olds or Dr. Susan Parks via
COURSE TOPICS:Introduction to Underwater Sound, Sound Propagation, Marine
& Behavior, Sound Production, Fisheries Acoustics/Fish Behavior, Hearing
and Masking, Marine Animal Acoustic Communication, Echolocation, Hot
Topic: Passive Acoustic Monitoring, Hot Topic: Effects of Noise