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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - Timber Lake - June 4, 2006 - 11:06AM
Links to media
Ambient sounds; Places; Nature sounds
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Alaska); Alaska; Timber Lake (North Slope Borough, Alaska)
Creator of Media Recording
Krause, Bernard L.
Media Rights Management
Principal Investigator: Bernie Krause, PhD; Project collaborators and associates: Kevin Colver, Martyn Stewart
Western Soundscape Archive, University of Utah
Colver, Kevin J.; Stewart, Martyn, 1955-
Compressed from .wav format into .mp3 delivery format
Support for the Arctic Soundscape Project was provided by the Animal Welfare Institute, Calgary Zoo, Harvard University, Google (Firm), Johnson Outdoor Industries, Madrone Audubon Society, Maine Community Foundation, Patagonia, Inc., SanDisk, SkyWalker Sound, individual residents of the Sonoma County community, Stanford University, University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library, and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
1k tone @ beginning = 64dBA at mic input (for calibration)
Late spring. Weather conditions extreme during any hour (cold, windy, snow, rain, warm).
Former hunting camp where wildlife generally shy of humans. No predators or large mega
fauna seen over 10 day period on site.
Wind blowing thru white spruce w/ branches rubbing (creaking) against one another.
Timber Lake. EFX Wind in white spruce. Elevation: 2761FT. Season: spring. Climate: dry/cyclical. Wind Speed: Heavy wind (+10MPH).Temp: 34F. Recorder: SOUND DEVICES 722. Microphone: Sony ECM-55 (Lav). Mic Pattern: Binaural. Samp Bit Rate: 44.1 kHz/24bits; Habitat type: Boreal-taiga-tundra; Local Time: 11:06 AM