The art and science of recording the environment

Leah Barclay, Toby Gifford

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The recent emergence of the interdisciplinary fields of ecoacoustics and sound studies has resulted in a dramatic increase in both artists and scientists engaged in the practice of audio field recording for a diversity of purposes. The recording techniques used vary substantially reflecting differing loci of interest. We argue that both fields could benefit from greater cross-fertilization, and enhanced discussion of existing field recording practices. We suggest acoustic ecology as a field provides a natural home for such interdisciplinary exchanges, and discuss our application of Acoustic Ecology in the Biosphere Soundscapes project.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)184-184
Number of pages1
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2018
Externally publishedYes

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