novel acoustic technologies, passive acoustic monitoring, acoustic tags, mobile autonomous platforms
2009: BA Marine Science, University of San Diego
2015: MSc Wildlife Science, Oregon State University
Thesis: Development and evaluation of an animal-borne active acoustic tag for minimally invasive behavioral response studies on marine mammals.
My broad research interests are in behavioral ecology, particulary bioacoustics - from the basics of acoustic behavior, to how animals respond to certain sounds and the effects of noise on idividuals and populations, to using passive acoustics to learn about hard-to-study species. I prefer to do this through the development and testing of novel acoustic technologies, such as autonomous mobile recording platforms and animal mounted tags.
Student member of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA)
Society for Marine Mammalogy (SMM)
Southall Environmental Associates, Inc.
Snow, mountains, baseball, chickens, Piper and Murphy.