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300154 UE Bioacoustics I - Introduction to vertebrate Bioacoustics (2018W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work


max. 20 participants
Language: English



Course will be blocked, two meetings per week in December and January.
Planning meeting: 14:00 Tuesday 2 Oct 2018
in Cog.Bio Seminar Room, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1090 Wien


Aims, contents and method of the course

Introduction to the fundamental principles of bioacoustics, with a focus on vertebrates. We cover vocal production (source-filter theory), hearing, and sound propagation in the environment. A strong focus is on understanding key analysis methods in bioacoustics, especially the Fourier transform.

Assessment and permitted materials

Midterm and Final exam + homeworks

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

no prerequisites

Examination topics

based on lectures only

Reading list

Association in the course directory


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