Soundscape Support Team

Sharing Soundscape Awareness & Advocacy

All Blog Posts Tagged 'noise' (9)

Welcoming New Members

New members add vitality to the network, so let's all welcome them. (It is a 'social' network, after all!)  If you haven't taken a look at the Members Page lately, check it out -  and find out more about others joining us here.  Today, we welcome newest member, Christine Hass.  Check out her blog at: http://www.wildmountainechoes.com 

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on November 4, 2012 at 9:58pm — No Comments

Soundscape is Galvanizing!

The great catalyst of biophony and the 'Niche Hypothesis' is finally taking hold.  Around the world, more research, more outreach, and more networking than ever is energizing a world of soundscape interest. 

Check out the new 'sound-led' campaign efforts from World Wildlife Fund, Ocean Conservation Research, and NRDC to help keep the Arctic Ocean sustainable for marine life.  How exciting to be in the field - as web-based technologies keep connecting and expanding the possibilities…

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Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on February 7, 2012 at 2:34pm — 1 Comment

We welcome new members of the Soundscape Support Team.

Hey, everyone.  Please check out the wonderful works of our newest members by visiting their page or their site links.  For a quick connect, just pull down the 'members' tab and introduce yourselves on chat or message.  It's all about supporting one and another's work, but of course. Cheers!

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on February 5, 2012 at 3:54pm — No Comments

Are you a city bird or a country bird?

Neat notes from NPR about the regional dialect of birds in the 'hood.  Does it really come as a surprise that anthropogenic noise affects avian communication? The original article is at the bottom of the linked post. http://wamu.org/programs/metro_connection/11/12/09/changing_your_tune_to_adapt_to_the_urban_jungle

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on December 13, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Audio Branding for Autos

Let's hope Audity helps keep cars on the quiet side when redesigning/re-branding their sounds.  Otherwise we in for another spate of overly noisy toys.  

(The pix is of this boom car is just for illustration.  Q: If we start building quieter cars, will folks just install noisier sound…

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Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on April 28, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Share your sound - Add your voice!



Is anybody out there?  It would be great to hear more from ALL members - you can add content here, so please feel free to do so...it's encouraged! Soundscape Team members are invited to contribute posts to these pages.  So please feel free to share what you're doing, add news, bring us up to date on related information, upload soundfiles or video, highlight local efforts.… Continue

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on April 18, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Wilderness Society explores a Quieter Forest

Cheers to Wilderness Society ecologist, Matt Dietz, currently tracking 53 bird species in the Sierra National Forest as part of a study to help determine impact of noise on wildlife of our National Forests. We applaud TWS for forwarding this work. MORE.

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on March 8, 2011 at 11:51am — No Comments

Help grow the Soundscape Support Team

Post the Soundscape Support Team badge on your website or other social networking sites.  Click 'get badge' under the black box to your right; it'll allow your friends and colleagues to add their profiles and help our group gain members to increase features and dialogue.

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on January 3, 2011 at 8:14am — No Comments

Meet my invisible friend, The Soundscape!

Still amazed by the number of environmental and nature-related citizen groups, non-profits, teachers, biologists, and government organizations to whom 'soundscape' is still such an unknown concept! This vital tool of eco-system observation definitely needs to be 'talked up' to birders, non-profit civic groups, musicians, academics... journalists, public space administrators, architects, designers, public officials, and more. To many members of the team, soundscape surely is a…
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Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on April 12, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

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