Bio-accoustics

Course Code :2001WETBAK
Study domain:Biology
Bi-anuall course:Taught in academic years starting in an odd year
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:50
Credits:4
Study load (hours):112
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Marcel Eens

3. Course contents *

The utilisation of acoustic signals by various taxa plays a central role.  During formal lectures and seminars the student will be introduced to the variety, function and evolution of sounds.   How sound research can play a part in the aims of conservation will also be covered.  Students will have the opportunity to record, analyse and interpret sounds themselves during on an individual basis and/or group practical lessons.