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Visitors from the Brazilian Orhtopteran Specialists´ Group

(Mar/2016)

Visitors from the Brazilian Orthoptera Specialists´ Group

During the 31st Brazilian Zoology Congress, held from March 7 – 11 at the UFMT in Cuiabá, three colleagues from the Brazilian Orthoptera Specialists´ Group, Profs. Dr. Kátia Matiotti, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, RS, Dr. Carlos Sperber, Federal University of Viçosa, MG, and Dr. Edison Zefa, Federal University of Pelotas, RS, visited our INAU Pantanal BioData Center. CO.BRA coordinators Profs. Marinez I. Marques and Karl-L. Schuchmann provided an overview of the scientific scope and aims the INAU/CO.BRA research project and demonstrated high-resolution spectrogram samples of several wetland cricket species recorded during the long-term acoustic wildlife monitoring project in the Pantanal. The informal meeting served to look into future cooperations with partners from other Brazilian universities in the field of bioacoustics research and to communicate the utilization of our  database-use by M.Sc. and Ph.D. candidates.  

Photo: Far left to right: Karl-L. Schuchmann, INAU Project Coordinator, INAU / UFMT, Carlos Sperber, Federal University of Viçosa, MG, Kátia Matiotti, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, RS, and Edison Zefa, Federal University of Pelotas, RS.