Skip to Main Content
Digital voice recording: An efficient alternative for data collectionAuthor(s): Mark A. Rumble; Thomas M. Juntti; Thomas W. Bonnot; Joshua J. Millspaugh
Source: Res. Note. RMRS-RN-38. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 3 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
PDF: View PDF (455 B)
DescriptionStudy designs are usually constrained by logistical and budgetary considerations that can affect the depth and breadth of the research. Little attention has been paid to increasing the efficiency of data recording. Digital voice recording and translation may offer improved efficiency of field personnel. Using this technology, we increased our data collection by 55 percent. Digital voice recording was useful for the intense, repetitive, and structured data set we collected on black-backed woodpecker (Picoides arcticus) nest sites and perhaps for other studies.
- You may send email to email@example.com to request a hard copy of this publication.
- (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationRumble, Mark A.; Juntti, Thomas M.; Bonnot, Thomas W.; Millspaugh, Joshua J. 2009. Digital voice recording: An efficient alternative for data collection. Res. Note. RMRS-RN-38. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 3 p.
Keywordsdigital voice recording, data collection, black-backed woodpecker, Picoides arcticus
- Controlling suspended sediment samplers by programmable calculator and interface circuitry
- Controlling suspended samplers by programmable calculator and interface circuitry
- Nest-site selection by cavity-nesting birds in relation to postfire salvage logging
XML: View XML