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Sound of the natural world + Sound on Google Earth by Bernie Krause by tutor
March 23, 2012, 6:12 pm
Filed under: 2011-12, reading

 

Bernie Krause is the creator of Wild Sanctuary, a collection of over 3500 hours of audio recording of the natural world. His new book is ‘The Great Animal Orchestra: Finding the origins of music in the worlds wild places’ (Hachette).

For sample of sounds of his book including Fire – Chernobyl Dawn, Volcano Arenal, Water – Candle Ice, Earth – elk and more click here

Google Earth with Sound

Also as written in the New Scientist website:

“Bernie Krause has spent 40 years collecting over 3500 hours of sound recordings from all over the world, including bird and whale song and the crackle of melting glaciers. His company, Wild Sanctuary in Glen Ellen, California, has now created software to embed these sound files into the relevant locations in Google Earth. Just zoom in on your chosen spot and listen to local sounds.”

For the full article please click here

And for another interview about interactive map feature sounds, click here

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