Dr Tom August

Dr Tom August


Tom works to improve our understanding of the natural work through the application of technologies. Tom uses these new technologies to collect more and better data, as well as make these data, and insights from them accessible and actionable. At UKCEH Tom leads the development of tools that use AI to support monitoring of biodiversity.

Automated Biodiversity Monitoring

Stand DF D29 (UK Cent for Ec)

Using AI for analysing images and audio the AMI-trap can be used for autonomous monitoring of biodiversity. In this hands on demonstration, we will talk about UKCEH’s research into automated monitoring of biodiversity and demonstrate in-field equipment for monitoring moths, birds and bats using cameras and microphones. The session will first discuss the need for […]