Experimental radar-activated hazing system

  • Published source details Weber R.A. & Filas B.A. (1993) Experimental radar-activated hazing system. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 93, 2377-2378.


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Use visual and acoustic ‘scarers’ to deter birds from landing on pools polluted by mining or sewage

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Bird Conservation
  1. Use visual and acoustic ‘scarers’ to deter birds from landing on pools polluted by mining or sewage

    A trial of an early design of radar-activated system (that triggered a stereo, fire alarm, propane cannons and firecrackers) aimed at scaring birds from mine tailing facilities in Nevada, USA (Weber &Filas 1993), showed that the system had promise. Subsequent trials of the system are described in (Johansson et al. 1993, Stevens et al. 2000, Ronconi et al. 2004).


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