Tom Norris, Marine Mammal Acoustician, Dies at 55
Tom Norris, Marine Mammal Acoustician, Dies at 55
Norris, who founded the research firm Bio-Waves, furthered the study of marine mammals using passive acoustic monitoring technology he designed himself.
Tom Norris, Marine Mammal Acoustician, Dies at 55
Tom Norris, Marine Mammal Acoustician, Dies at 55

Norris, who founded the research firm Bio-Waves, furthered the study of marine mammals using passive acoustic monitoring technology he designed himself.

Norris, who founded the research firm Bio-Waves, furthered the study of marine mammals using passive acoustic monitoring technology he designed himself.

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Eavesdropping on Soil Insects Could Aid Pest Management
Eavesdropping on Soil Insects Could Aid Pest Management
Michael Graw | Nov 1, 2019
Insects in the soil are difficult to monitor, but listening in on the noises they make could help farmers detect pest infestations and improve estimates of biodiversity.
Jungle Field Trip
Jungle Field Trip
The Scientist Staff | Nov 30, 2015
Travel to remote rain forests in Papua New Guinea with researchers from The Nature Conservancy who are working with native people to characterize ecosystems there using sound.
A Rainforest Chorus
A Rainforest Chorus
Karen Zusi | Nov 30, 2015
Researchers measure the health of Papua New Guinea’s forests by analyzing the ecological soundscape.
A Fishy Chorus
A Fishy Chorus
The Scientist Staff | Aug 31, 2015
Watch the coelacanth documentary that fish biologist Eric Parmentier and filmmaker Laurent Ballesta were making when they discovered and recorded a world of undersea sound.
Musical Scales
Musical Scales
Kerry Grens | Aug 31, 2015
The quest to document an ancient sea creature reveals a cyclical chorus of fish songs.