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AnaLook Software

Target audience: Ecological consultants - Foundation level

This one-day course will provide a full introduction to the use of AnaLookW software to analyse zero-crossed files. The course will introduce the various remote recording systems available, their use and limitations. The course will include practical sessions to give attendees experience in setting up and using the software, analysing data and identifying species, transferring and exporting data.

Participants will need to have previous experience of analysing either frequency division or time expansion recordings using other software.

Analook training (Pete Crome)

Course content includes:

  • The different detector systems which can use AnaLook for analysis
  • Setting up and using the software
  • Importing data
  • Creating species tags
  • Tagging calls and working through the data
  • Exporting data
  • Best practice techniques for a company-wide approach to AnaLook analysis
  • An introduction to the use of filters
  • Practical sessions in the classroom

Prior Knowledge: Designed as a follow-up to Surveying for Bats.

Equipment: Frequency division/time expansion/full spectrum detectors, recording equipment and laptops.

Professional Training Standards met:
Foundation knowledge 1.2
Preparation & planning of surveys 3.2
Surveying techniques & equipment 4.2

Dates: we do not currently have any dates scheduled for this course.

We can deliver this as an inhouse course. To discuss your needs and costs for an inhouse course please contact the training team.






£5 for BCT members (Join today to receive your discount!)

A 10% discount is available for bookings of three or more places. This can be multiple places on the same course or booking three or more separate courses. Multiple places must be booked at the same time to receive the discount. To take advantage of this discount you will need to book three or more courses/places through our online booking system, at the payment page select "pay by invoice". Please then contact the training team so that your discount can be applied.

NB: Corporate members may be entitled to additional discounts. Click here for more information on becoming a corporate member


To book

To book a place on the Analook course taking place on 27 October at Scope's offices, London please click here.


Please note:

BCT does not endorse any of the analysis software programs included within their training courses or conference workshops but values the important contribution they can make to bat conservation. No responsibility can be accepted for any loss or damage to data or unsatisfactory results arising from the use of any analysis software during or after a BCT course or conference workshop.

The use of proprietary and commercial trade names in BCT training or conferences does not imply endorsement of the product, software or technique by event sponsors, funding bodies or BCT.  

Our full terms and conditions can be found here: Terms and conditions 

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