Sara L. Heimlich

Position: Research Assistant

Year hired: 2001

Specialty:
Annotation and analysis of acoustic datasets for marine mammal sounds, cetacean behavioral ecology, conference and event planning, graphics

Research:
My current work includes annotating marine mammal sound files which involves marking sounds of interest such as odontocete clicks and whistles or baleen whale pulsed and tonal calls, and building an online public-access archive - Mobysound.org - of these files for use in the development of automated detection software. I also assist with data analysis from acoustic surveys for marine mammals in remote ocean habitats from a variety of locations across the globe.

Organizations:
Member (charter) of the Society for Marine Mammalogy

Office address: Hatfield Marine Science Center, RSF building, Room 138

Office phone: +1-541-867-0328

Office fax: +1-541-867-3907

Email address: Sara.Heimlich[@]oregonstate.edu

Mailing address:
Hatfield Marine Science Center
2030 SE Marine Science Drive
Newport, OR 97365, USA

Degrees:
1988: M.S. Marine Sciences, Moss Landing Marine Labs (San Jose State University)

Personal interest:
Hand drumming (African, Afro-Cuban, Samba), Hiking, Visual and Decorative Arts, my dog, Ziggy (Zouzou) Marley, water activities

Hometown: ---

Other:
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