Background and activities

Ana Širović is a marine bioacoustician, interested in development and use of new methods to improve understanding of highly exploited and endangered marine species. She is interested in noise and the effects of anthropogenic noise on marine life. Her group uses acoustic tools to answer ecological, population-level questions relevant to the management of animal resources.

Prior to joining NTNU, Ana was a faculty member at Texas A&M University at Galveston and Alaska Pacific University and a research oceanographer at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. She is the recipient of the Medwin prize from the Acoustical Society of America and the US Antarctic Service Medal.