BRP Projects Around the World
BRP is pioneering new techniques for censusing and tracking wildlife with arrays of microphones placed in natural environments around the globe. Acoustic monitoring projects BPR has engaged in include:
Bowhead whale census: Barrow, Alaska.
LFA sonar and humpback whales: Hawaii; blue and fin whales: Channel Islands; Gray whales: Point Buchon, California.
Fin whale behavior: Sea of Cortez.
Nocturnal bird migration: Wethersfield and Ithaca NY; Israel.
Banded wrens: Costa Rica.
Northern right whales: Cape Cod, Great South Channel, Gulf of Maine, Bay of Fundy, Stellwagen Marine Sanctuary; offshore Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina.
SOSUS whale monitoring: British Isles.
Forest elephants: monitoring in Gabon, Central African Republic, and Ghana.
Industrial noise and whales: Atlantic Frontier.
Fin whales: Ligurian Sea.
Ivory-billed woodpeckers: Louisianna, Arkansas, South Carolina.
Large whales: Puerto Rico, Monterey Bay, California.
Endangered songbirds: Texas.
Southern right whales: Argentina.
Frog Census: Delaware.
Sound propagation under water: North Carolina coast, Guam.
Humpback whales: Hawaii (ATOC); Soccorro, Mexico; Brazil.
Sperm whales and giant squid: Azores and New Zealand.
Savannah elephants: Namibia.
Blue whales: Southern Ocean (IWC).
Radio tagging of jaguar and macaw: Peru.
Cooperative breeding of Taiwan yuhina: Taiwan.