The Australian Acoustic Observatory

The Australian Acoustic Observatory is a continental-scale acoustic sensor network, recording for a five-year period across multiple Australian ecosystems. The data are freely available to researchers, citizen scientists, and the general public. The A2O was funded by the Australian Research Council, grant LE170100033.

90 sites, 7 ecoregions & over 40 participants

The world’s first national acoustic observatory

Find Data

You can find data by site, ecoregion or participant. You can also browse sites and audio recordings without signing in. To participate in the analysis work you will need to log in or register for a new account on the A2O data portal. To learn more, click the find data button below.