Aplication for  Course on Interpretation of acoustic data from fisheries sonar (4 days)
  • Dr. Hector Peña
  • When: November 10-13, 2023 (4 days)
  • Where: Concepción, Chile.
  • Registration deadline: 13 Oct 2023.

  • Session 1 – Basic theory and operation of fisheries sonar
  • Session 2 – Sonar calibration, school dimensions, target strength
  • Session 3 – Data collection during surveying
  • Session 4 – Data scrutiny and school segmentation
  • Session 5 – Test school segmentation and common data problems
  • Session 6 – Data outputs
  • Session 7 – Biomass estimates from case studies for schooling fish
  • Session 8 – Biomass estimates and behavior case studies for schooling fish
The course on the use of fishery sonars for research consists of 4 days of theoretical classes and hands-on work with the LSSS program for data processing.

The maximum number of participants is limited to 10 people to ensure efficient work with the LSSS software.

The course is designed for researchers with knowledge of acoustics and computer program management.

The course materials are in English and can be taught in Spanish if requested.

Students are required to have a personal computer, preferably with 32 GB of RAM. The license for LSSS will be provided by MAREC and can be accessed via the IP address of the location where the course is conducted.
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