Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - Timber Lake - June 8, 2006 - 4:42PM
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Ambient sounds; Places; Birds; Nature sounds
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Alaska); Alaska; Timber Lake (North Slope Borough, Alaska)
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Krause, Bernard L.
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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
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 day period on site. Continuation of T18 on hill at S side of lake. Windy. Trying to record Am. golden plover.
Very windy. Some short calls at beginning of take and at 1:51 & 1:55. A few good calls. Otherwise, just fair… Season: Spring; Climate: Dry (cyclical); Weather: Heavy wind (10+ MPH); Temp.:55F; Altitude: 2801 feet; Biome: Arctic; Aquatic habitat: Lake; Terrestrial habitat: Boreal-tiaga-tundra; Species heard: American Golden Plover; Local time: 4:42PM