April 8, 2013
The last time you took a walk through the woods or a meadow, you may have admired the towering trees, a boldly patterned butterfly, or a beautifully plumaged bird. But were you aware of the sounds around you — from both wildlife and human sources? This complete set of sounds is called a “soundscape.”
Ken Schmidt of Texas Tech University has been researching soundscapes on the Cary Institute’s grounds.