AI – Artificial intelligence at the Hainich-Dün exploratory

The meaning of deadwood in the forest, decomposition processes of rats by small animals and microbes, as well as the effect of clear-cutting on bats, among other things, are being researched at the exploratory in Hainich-Dün. In addition to familiar and well-tried research methods, artificial intelligence is being used as a research tool in the course of the new funding phase. For a more exact and faster data acquisition it is applied in two areas: Counting and identification of insect species, and the recognition of small-flying-animals based on recordings of their fluttering sounds.

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