Corredor Pontal do Paranapanema – evaluation of bird and amphibian diversity in the reforested corridor that connects Morro do Diabo State Park and the black lion tamarin Ecological Station.
Birds of Balbina – distribution of forest birds in and around the Balbina Hydroelectric Dam.
Arquivo Bioacústico Catarinense – a bioacoustic archive of bird species distributed in the Santa Catarina region of Brazil.
Birds of Madeira – evaluating bird assemblage of the Madeira River flooded habitats: habitat use and habitat disturbance.
Amphibians Peccary Wallows – determining anuran species composition occupying wallows created by the Collared peccary (Pecari tajacu) in a lowland wet forest.
Marine Communities of Central America – establishing a long-term underwater acoustic network that can strengthen our understanding of marine communities and the challenges they face.
Panama & Belize
GIZ - El Salvador – documenting
the acoustically active fauna in the area between Barra Santiago and El Imposible.
Oil palm landscapes of Colombia – exploring the consequences of oil palm expansion in the Neotropics by comparing the biodiversity value of different land uses.
Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí
BCI Panama 2018 – acoustic
monitoring of anurans, birds, and bats species during the transition between the dry and wet seasons of 2018.
Monitoreo bioacustico en ITAIPU – establishing a baseline that will enable further research about the conservation status and trends of the species and habitats of the Protected Areas of ITAIPU Binacional.
Barro Colorado Island
Alto Paraná & Canindeyú
Smithsonian Morona BMAP –Biodiversity Monitoring and Assessment Program designed to monitor wildlife in a lowland rainforest in Loreto, Morona since 2018.
LTER LUQ Waide – monitoring birds and amphibian species along an elevation gradient in El Yunque.
El Yunque National Forest
USFWS Carite warbler – impact of Hurricane Maria on the bird and frog population of the Cayey and Luquillo mountains.
Carite & El Yunque National Forest
Maricao State Forest
USFWS EWWA Maricao – impact of Hurricane Maria on the distribution of the Elfin-woods Warbler population in and around the Maricao State Forest.
NCSU Coqui Monster – determining the macroecological covariates influencing the distribution of five species of Eleutherodactylus.
Permanent Stations – long term
(> than 10 years) monitoring of the Plains coqui, Eleutherodactylus juanariveoi.
USFWS Puerto Rican Parrot Rio Abajo – impact of Hurricane Maria on the spatial distribution of the Puerto Rican Parrot population
around the Rio Abajo State Forest.
Rio Abajo State Forest
Soundscape2 Landscapes – seeking to advance biodiversity monitoring using remote sensing: satellites to audio recorders. In particular, the project investigates bird diversity in Sonoma County.
USVI fauna monitoring – baseline data on the distribution of birds and frogs in St. Thomas and St. John.
US VIRGIN ISLANDS
St. Thomas & St. John
We have devoted nearly $45,000 to support more than 15 projects that use acoustic monitoring to conserve and manage biodiversity and ecosystems around the world.
To date, the ARBIMON platform stores 748,946 1- minute recordings from these Pro-Bono Projects:
Oil Palm Landscapes: Magdalena, Colombia - 232,094
Phantom Road Experiment: Valle del Cauca, Colombia - 114,322
Noise effect on Biodiversity: Canóvanas, Puerto Rico - 88,076
Bats Monitoring: Lima, Peru - 75,213
Mero Acoustics: Isla de Mona, Puerto Rico - 67,944
Frogs in the Yungas: Tucumán, Argentina - 41,734
Amphibians Peccary Wallows: Sarapiquí, Costa Rica - 38,085
Development of Captive Coquies: Río Piedras, Puerto Rico - 34,304
Amazon Forest Soundscapes: Putumayo, Colombia - 18,817
Costa Rica Soundscapes: Las Cruces, Costa Rica - 13,142
Costa Rica Forested Swamps: La Virgen, Costa Rica - 10,001
Effect of Gold Miningon Biodiversity: Santa Rosa, Peru - 5,894
Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on Fauna: San Juan, Puerto Rico - 5,369
Ecology of Grass Coqui: Jayuya, Puerto Rico - 4,455
Amazonia Exhibit - Smithsonian Pilot: Maryland, USA - 2,496