SAFE Acoustics

In this radio episode, we speak to Dr Sarab Sethi, Herchel Smith Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Cambridge Conservation Initiative at the University of Cambridge. Sarab discusses building hardware for acoustic soundscape monitoring in the SAFE project in Malaysian Borneo, and the challenges of interdisciplinary work between ecology and computer science.

Interviewers: Jennifer Gabrys, Max Ritts, and Trishant Simlai

Producer: Harry Murdoch

Note: This radio episode includes sounds from the SAFE Acoustics Project. For more information (and sounds), visit the website at: http://acoustics.safeproject.net/

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This radio episode was produced by the Smart Forests project funded by the European Research Council. Smart Forests is led by Professor Jennifer Gabrys and is based in the Department of Sociology at the University of Cambridge.

Smart Forests Atlas materials are free to use for non-commercial purposes (with attribution) under a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license. To cite this radio episode: Sethi, Sarab, Jennifer Gabrys, Max Ritts, and Trishant Simlai, "Sarab Sethi: Soundscape Monitoring in Malaysian Borneo", Smart Forests Atlas (2023), https://atlas.smartforests.net/en/radio/sarab-sethi

Header image: SAFE Acoustics dashboard, SAFE Acoustics [screenshot]. Retrieved 28 June 2022, from http://acoustics.safeproject.net/06:00/4/32847.

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