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-
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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
Notes: Field notes: 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 megafauna seen over 10 days. No slate. Dawn cho just after midnight. Mics located outside tent near campsite.
Slight wind comes up around 45:00… Season: Spring; Climate: Dry (cyclical); Weather: Light wind (to 10 MPH); Temp.: 28F; Altitude: 2760 feet; Biome: Arctic; Terrestrial habitat: Boreal-tiaga-tundra; Species heard: Willow Ptarmigan; Hoary Redpoll; Tree Sparrow; White-crowned Sparrow; Savannah Sparrow; Local time: 1:43AM