To hear a sound, click on a blue button. All sounds are realized as MP3 files. Please be sure that your browser and computer are configured to play MP3 sounds. For more information about the recordings and the sounds, please download the article, Antarctica: Austral Soundscapes (.PDF Document). The dates by each sound below are links to journal entries which describe the recordings and sounds in greater detail.
Glacier calving in Loudwater Cove. (January 9, 2000)
Canada Glacier cooling with ice refreezing. * (November 29, 1996)
Taylor Glacier, listening inside with a hydrophone. * (November 28, 1996)
Atmospheric whistlers (light). (December 29, 1999)
Atmospheric whistlers (dense). (January 20, 2000)
Wind harp installation at Lake Hoare in the McMurdo Dry Valleys. * (November 26, 1996)
Wind harp installation at Palmer Station. (January 22, 2000)
Doug Quin and Paul Langevin drumming on ventifact rocks in the Taylor Valley. (November 28, 1996)
* Indicates that the selection is available on the Antarctica CD.
THE FRAGILE LAND
BEFORE THE WAR
with David Rothenberg
A BOOK OF HOURS