Students will explore the sonic world of the humpback whale and learn how to analyze their complex songs.
The goal of this project is to develop computer programs capable of morphing between two different sounds produced by a singing whale in ways that reveal how the whale is controlling its vocalizations and possibly why it is singing.
The goal of this project is to clarify how whales control their voices as they sing and possibly to reveal why they are singing.
|Length of commitment||3-5 months; a semester|
|Level of collaboration||Small Group Project|
|Benefits||Academic Credit, Voluntary|
|Who is eligible||All undergraduate students|
Students participating in this project might be interested in and eligible for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Connect with the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships to learn more.
If you are planning to use this project to satisfy program requirements for your academic major or minor, it is your responsibility to obtain approval from your academic department prior to beginning the project.
Once you begin the digital badge series, you will have access to all the necessary activities and instructions. Your mentor has indicated they would like you to also complete the specific preparation activities below. Please reference this when you get to Step 2 of the Preparation Phase.