Acoustic drive transect survey for bats in Iowa

Project

Goals and Objectives:

  • Purchase acoustical equipment (an Anabat SD@ bat detector and microphone that mounts on the roof of a vehicle)
  • Establish on 30-mile transect in central Iowa in June 2012 to become familiar with the equipment and procedures for conducting transect surveys to monitor bat activity.

This project was completed by Julie Blanchong and Rebecca Christoffel. To read more about this research, click here.

Duration: 
06/01/2012 to 06/30/2012