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. PAMGuard 1.15.04 Released


    Version 1.15.04 July 2016 is now available for download.




    A number of bug fixes and code improvements have been ma…

  2. PAMGuard 1.15.03 Released

    Fixes to a pair of bugs concerning import from Access databases to SQLite.
    Problem 1 was that the incorrect settings were be…

  3. PAMGuard 1.15.02 Released

    A number of small bug fixes following release of 1.15.00 ...

    Bug 266. Clip generator crashed in viewer when the path for o…