A world leading soundscape ecologist, Professor Bryan Pijanowski, to hold a presentation in the Think Corner

Professor of Landscape and Soundscape Ecology Bryan C. Pijanowski from Purdue University Indiana USA is visiting University of Helsinki in the end of April. You are warmly welcome to Think Corner from 5 pm to 6 pm on Tuesday the 26th of April to listen to his presentation and discuss.

The presentation will last for approximately 40 mins and then there will be 20 mins for discussion. The event will also be streamed via this link.

Professor Pijanowki’s talk will focus on exploring the essence of Earth’s soundscapes. Soundscapes are composed of sounds from animals – the biophony; the geophysical environment such as wind, rain, and thunder – also called the geophony; as well as sounds from human sources, including planes, boats, and automobiles –which we call technophony. Soundscapes are also important sensory inputs for many biological organisms, as sound provides people and animals with information about how the environment is changing. He will tell us his explorations and summarize the work he has conducted around the world analyzing over 4 million soundscape recordings from such exotic places as Borneo, Mongolia, and the Caribbean Sea.

Funding to support this event has been generously provided by the Ecosystems and Environment Program and the ENVISION project (www.inclusive-conservation.org).

The address of the Think Corner is Yliopistonkatu 4, Helsinki. Welcome to Think Corner!