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Crowdsourcing The Sounds Of Earth
2014-04-23 11:16:40

In conjunction with Earth Day celebrations on Tuesday – Bryan Pijanowski, an ecology professor at Purdue University, encouraged smartphone owners around the world to download and use an app he developed to record the sounds around them.

Image 1 - Studying Nature's Rhythms: Soundscape Ecologists Spawn New Field
2012-02-08 04:46:59

Geophony. Biophony. Anthrophony. Unfamiliar words. But they shouldn't be. We're surrounded by them morning, noon and night, say ecologist Bryan Pijanowski of Purdue University and colleagues.

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2011-03-02 11:32:43

A Purdue University researcher is leading an effort to create a new scientific field that will use sound as a way to understand the ecological characteristics of a landscape and to reconnect people with the importance of natural sounds.

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2007-09-11 18:03:33

From suburban driveways to the sprawling lots that spring up around big retailers, Americans devote lots of space to parking spaces – a growing land-use trend that plays a role in heating up urban areas and adding to water pollution, according to a recent study.


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