DEAD workshop

16 January 2017

DEAD workshop - Monkey Valley

Thanks greatly to Ian Durbach who hosted the Workshop on Estimating Animal Abundance and Density using Acoustic Data at Monkey Valley with Res Altwegg, Greg Distiller, Tess Gridley, David Borchers, Stuart Burrell, John Measey, Marike Louw, Ian Durbach & Theoni Photopoulou. 

DEAD workshop

The aim of the workshop was to explore open questions on the use of acoustic data to estimate animal density and abundance. The venue was inspiring, and we hope that there'll be plenty of products that have there bases in this meeting.

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Welcome Nick!

12 January 2017

Welcome to Wei Cheng Tan (aka Nick)

Nick is from Malaysia, but joins us from the University of Poitiers in a joint project with Anthony Herrel at the Natural History Museum, Paris (yes, it's a rather complex arrangement).


Nick's project: "Is the radiation of agamid lizards in South-Africa non-adaptive?"

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British Ecological Society Q&A

04 January 2017

So just how do you monitor cryptic frogs?

Here's a Q&A session with the British Ecological Society about our recent article in J Appl Ecol

Sometimes it's hard to answer questions fully, so please do take the time to read the paper here, or read the aSCR pages here.

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Got married

16 December 2016

After many years, I finally got married...

to Thalassa Matthews in the most fabulous ceremony in Betty's Bay.  

Thalassa & John's wedding

Thanks to everyone who made it such a special day.

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Publicity for Counting Chirps

11 December 2016

A piece in The Conversation about aSCR

Read the article

This piece gives a non-technical overview of why aSCR is such a useful method.

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