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Day 8. Echolocation by Insect-Eating Bats

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Today Dina Dechmann (@DinaDechmann) is giving us an introduction to a famous and pivotal paper for the study of bat acoustics. The classical paper by Hans-Ulrich Schnitzler and Elisabeth Kalko redefined how we studied and comprehended bioacoustics in bats.

You can find the paper here


Schnitzler, H.-U. and E. K. V. Kalko (2001). "Echolocation by Insect-Eating Bats: We define four distinct functional groups of bats and find differences in signal structure that correlate with the typical echolocation tasks faced by each group." BioScience 51(7): 557-569.



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