Nature's Music: Recording the Sounds of The Natural World

Cracks of thunder. Forest rainstorms. Whistling blizzards. Those are the sounds of the natural world that surround us. Whether you are listening to nature sounds for science or as a way to soothe your soul, there is a lot that we can learn by putting an ear to the environment. Field sound recordists set out to nearly every corner of the earth to capture the sound of music played by all the elements in the natural world. But, what is there to gain from recording the sounds of nature, and how is it applied in science? The Wonderful Purpose of...

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