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The AMIBIO project aims to construct and deploy autonomous multi sensor monitoring stations and to automatically analyze their transmitted measurements for long-term monitoring of biodiversity activity trends in the region of Hymettus. The project will deploy a prototype hardware system in a mid to low forest canopy and other relevant habitats, such as semi-open scrublands and around wetlands that will gather and transmit recordings of audio and environmental variables to a central station.

Acoustic monitoring stations, which are non-intrusive and cost-effective compared to human expeditions, will be set up for systematic seasonal and longitudinal long-term environmental monitoring that will allow the automatic inventory and examination of the biological diversity of a region. The monitoring stations are small (< 0.5 m3) and powered by solar panels. Their function is to record audio and climate data and to transmit these measurements to a distant central station for automatic statistical analysis. The central station will perform all signal processing tasks and carries out the acoustic survey of a designated area. ••• learn more

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03-08-2012:HYM005:Lake Vouliagmeni original recording:Chukar (Alectoris chukar), bats

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02-08-2012:HYM005:Lake Vouliagmeni original recording:Feral Rock Pigeon (Columba livia), Alpine Swift (Tachymarptis melba), Chukar (Alectoris chukar), House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)

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HYM005:Lake Vouliagmeni original recording: House Sparrow (Passer domesticus), Chukar (Alectoris chukar), Alpine Swift (Tachymarptis melba), Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)

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House Sparrow Passer domesticus

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European Robin Erithacus rubecula

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  • March 10, 2014 (All day)

    Dear LIFE Nature Beneficiary, Dear LIFE Information Beneficiary,

    I am pleased to inform you that your project has been selected as one of the 11 Best LIFE Nature projects out of the 34 that finished and were evaluated in 2013 or as one of the 6 Best LIFE Information projects out of the 21 that finished and were evaluated by 2013.

    LIFE05 NAT/DK/000153 Houting


  • December 9, 2013 (All day)

    Prof. Nikos Fakotakis presented the results and outcomes of AmiBio project to the InfoDay dedicated to Hymettus, that took place in Glifada, and was organized by SPAY. With this occasion the AmiBio Layman's report and project presentation DVD were distributed to the attendants and policy-making stakeholders.

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