Streambox

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The Conservatory built stream boxes that continuously collect data and act as a node for public engagement.These devices do not record audio but rather transmit high quality audio perpetually to the internet as a real-time stream and participate in a global network of ecological recordings. These enable anyone to listen in to the Virginia Coast. […]

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Sand Dune Singing

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Oyster Reef

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Tiny snapping shrimp amidst the oysters make a punctuated vibration that sounds to human ears like a snapped finger or a dropped pebble. Collectively they make it possible to hear the reef’s structure as a vertically layered crackling. And, we learned later upon analysis of field recordings, we were also hearing the oysters themselves. As each [...]

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Crab Flutes

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The cylindrical burrow of the fiddler crab sounds the wind passing overhead; placed inside the burrow, this microphone records the “flute” made by the crab’s burrowing. /wp-content/uploads/2019/04/ListeningSession2_ABCRC__CrabFlutes1.mp3

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