Soundscape Ecology

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park soundscape ©2016 Great Big Story

​The aural richness of a habitat is a direct measure of its biodiversity. By comparing this richness before and after any human impact on a landscape, we can get an indication of how much biodiversity has been lost. Bernie Krause is a pioneer in the field of what he calls biophony, the biological sounds of a landscape.

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