Our vision for
the PAMGUARD initiative

To address the fundamental limitations of existing cetacean passive acoustic monitoring (PAM) software capabilities by creating an integrated PAM software infrastructure that is open source and available to all PAM users for the benefit of the marine environment. The PAMGUARD project was set up to provide the world standard software infrastructure for acoustic detection, localisation and classification for mitigation against harm to marine mammals.

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Develop with the Pamguard API

Developers are welcome to modify and add to the core features of PAMGUARD.

Of course we hope that you will do so in a way which is compatible with existing features.

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  1. PAMTech.eu to offer Intro and Advanced PAM Courses in Glasgow

    Introduction and Advaced PAM Courses are to be organised and run by PAMTech.eu 28th and 29th-30th Novermber 2014
    See here…

  2. Intro and Practical PAM Courses

    Intro and Practical PAM Courses are to be organised and run by PAMTech.eu 2nd-4th May 2014
    See here for more information…

  3. New IAGC Guidance

    New IAGC Guidance on the Use of Towed Passive Acoustic Monitoring during Geophysical Operations is now available. Click here …