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St Bees acoustic sensor raw audio data

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This dataset is the raw audio data resulting from a study investigating the vocalisations of Koala populations on St Bees island. The audio data is being collected by sensors positioned on St Bees Island, located off the coast of Mackay in Queensland.

Access rights

Terms of use for the data to be determined through negotiation with the primary contact. To arrange access to this data contact the primary contact.

Geographical area of data collection

149.4742091,-20.899737 149.4101795,-20.899737 149.4101795,-20.9414267 149.4742091,-20.9414267 149.4742091,-20.899737


Zhang, Jinglan, Roe, Paul, Pham, Binh L., Mason, Richard, Towsey, Michael W., & Sumitomo, Jiro (2010) Archiving nature’s heartbeat using smart phones. In Wachowicz, Monica (Ed.) Movement-Aware Applications for Sustainable Mobility : Technologyies and Approaches. IGI Global, Hershey, PA, pp. 121-138. http://eprints.qut.edu.au/43407/
Planitz, Birgit M., Roe, Paul, Sumitomo, Jiro, Towsey, Michael W., Williamson, Ian, & Wimmer, Jason (2009) Listening to nature : techniques for large-scale monitoring of ecosystems using acoustics. In 3rd eResearch Australasia Conference, 9-13 November 2009, Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific, Sydney. http://eprints.qut.edu.au/27329/
Mason, Richard, Roe, Paul, Towsey, Michael W., Zhang, Jinglan, Gibson, Jennifer, & Gage, Stuart (2008) Towards an acoustic environmental observatory. In Proceedings of the IEEE Fourth International Conference on eScience, IEEE, University Place Conference Center & Hotel, Indianapolis, Indiana, pp. 135-142. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/eScience.2008.16
Wimmer, Jason, Towsey, Michael W., Planitz, Birgit, Roe, Paul, & Williamson, Ian (2011) Scaling acoustic data analysis through collaboration and automation. In Proceedings of IEEE Sixth International Conference on e-Science, IEEE, Brisbane, Qld. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/eScience.2010.17
Planitz, Birgit, Roe, Paul, Sumitomo, Jiro, Towsey, Michael W., Williamson, Ian, Wimmer, Jason, & Zhang, Jinglan (2009) Listening to nature : acoustic monitoring of the environment. In Microsoft eScience Workshop 2009, 15–17 October 2009, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. http://eprints.qut.edu.au/27330/

Research areas

Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing not elsewhere classified
environmental analysis
Community Ecology
acoustic analysis

Cite this collection

Roe, Paul (2016): St Bees acoustic sensor raw audio data. Queensland University of Technology. (Sound) https://doi.org/10.4225/09/584a429f3b98b

Related information

Ecosounds website - register to access recordings https://www.ecosounds.org/

Data file types




Dates of data collection

From 2008-01-01 to


Name: Paul Roe


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Published - Open Access