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Thursday, June 13th, 2024

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Thursday, June 13th, 2024

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Southern Illinois researcher utilizes citizen scientists for sounds of nature research project

Participants in the Southern Illinois University Sounds of Nature Research Project will receive an audio recorder. They will then place the recorder in an appropriate place and set it for 5-6 days. After retrieving the recorder, participants simply mail it back to the lab.

A Southern Illinois University Carbondale scientist is asking the public to keep its ears open in the name of monitoring biodiversity.

Brent Pease, an assistant professor in the forestry program, kicked off the Sounds of Nature 2023 research season in late April. Sounds of Nature is a community research project aimed at understanding changes in biodiversity over time by recording and monitoring so-called “soundscapes.”

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