Bioacoustics • Big Data • Communities • Resilience


Songs of Adaptation is observing the natural world,
documenting change, and engaging communities to guide
sustainable adaptation for a changing world.


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Biomeridians


Songs of Adaptation measures stories along biomeridians.
Biomeridians are lines placed on the landscape that connect a range of very different habitats.

For example, a biomeridian is observed along a mountain slope. A mountain might be tropical at the bottom and snow-covered at the peak.

Climate change shifts these habitats.

As temperatures increase, animals and plants begin to move upward on the mountain.

By monitoring multiple habitats, this project provides a way to observe those changes.

Learn more about the Historical Context of biomeridians.

Our Work

Through our work:

Students develop a stronger
connection to their
environments.

Cloud-based computing and
artificial intelligence
make sense of big data.

Citizen science
bolsters high-tech
observations.

Rural communities better
understand their changing
environments.

Wildlife managers gather
information to make evidence-based
management decisions.

Inclusive participation
leads to sustainable
adaptation.

Two-way knowledge transfer
between communities and scientists
deepens the understanding for all.

Our work has direct links to:

Click the image above to learn more about Songs of Adaptation project direct links to Goals 4, 7, 8, 11, 13, 15, 16, and 17.

Join us

Engage with us
in
participatory
science

Join our iNaturalist project!

Our
research
communities
are global

Find a monitoring station near you!

Our model is
scalable and
communities
are central

Read more about the theory!

We want to
partner with
your
community

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