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- In Alaska: Active Nature, get a collection of the energetic ambiences from Lake Clark National Park, Alaska. Hear the resounding sound of glacial valleys as the endless sun fuels the ecosystem. Hear playful shorebirds energetic calls and whooshing flybys. Hear the sweet singing of Swainson's Thrush and resonant woodpeckers that ring for miles. Hear cottonwoods creaking and the eerie winnowing of Wilson's Snipe circling overhead.
- This library is packed full of tracks with vibrant flora and fauna from the lively summer landscapes of the Arctic. Hear the sounds of this stunning natural cathedral while the nearby glaciers remain. The ecosystem won’t sound the same when they’re gone.
- Active nature ambiences with dense flora and fauna
- Lush, dense songbird choruses
- Close, single species calls
- Wing flutters and whooshing flybys
- Water takeoffs and landings
- Lush forest birds
- Energetic shorebirds
- Days and nights in the beaver pond filled marshland
- Days and nights in the boreal forest
- Two, 30+ minute dawn choruses
- Lone moose walking in a beaver pond
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN NATURE ROOMTONE, QUIET NATURE, AND ACTIVE NATURE, LIBRARIES?
- Nature Roomtones = natural soundscapes with zero fauna, sparse flora, and sparse water. Location non-specific because of zero wildlife.
- Quiet Nature = natural soundscapes with sparse fauna, sparse flora, and sparse water. Geographically linked to a place because of wildlife.
- Active Nature = active fauna (wildlife), flora (usually wind), and water
- Read the full blog post– here.
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- Flora (plants) and Fauna (animals) are described in these terms:
- fauna sparse
- fauna constant
- flora sparse
- flora constant
- flora and fauna sparse
- flora and fauna constant
- Included wildlife: Moose, Swainson's Thrush, Varied Thrush, Golden-crowned Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow, Lincoln's Sparrow, Savannah Sparrow, Common Loon, Dark-eyed Junco, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Townsend's Warbler, American Robin, Black-billed Magpie, Greater Yellowlegs, Lesser Yellowlegs, Spotted Sandpiper, Green-winged Teal, Mallard, Wilson's Snipe, Boreal owl, Northern Saw-whet Owl, Great Horned Owl, Woodpeckers, bats
- Named markers are included in each file to help find interesting events in an otherwise uniform waveform.
- Markers are included in the Soundminer and BWAV description fields starting with the prefix "Marker Text".
- Sennheiser MKH8040 pair and MKH30 in Double Mid/Side
- Sound Devices MixPre-6
- Cinela Pianissimo Double Mid/Side Blimp
96 kHz and 192 kHz:
- I always record and archive at 192 kHz for conservation and preservation purposes.
- However, all sounds are delivered in 96 kHz unless there was useful frequency content present above 48 kHz. Then the audio is delivered at 192 kHz.
- In these ambiences, no useful frequency content was present above 48 kHz. So all sounds are delivered at the 96 kHz sampling rate.
STEREO AND QUAD FILES:
- Stereo: front mid/side decoded to left and right.
- Quad: double mid/side decoded to quad.
|Stereo Specs: 10.4 GB – 96 kHz / 24-bit – 48 stereo WAV files – 48+ sounds – Approx. 300 min (5 hours) total|
|Quad Specs: 20.8 GB – 96 kHz / 24-bit – 48 quad WAV files – 48+ sounds – Approx. 300 min (5 hours) total|
|Stereo + Quad Specs: 31.2 GB Total – Approx. 300 min (5 hours) total
|Metadata: CSV, Soundminer, BWAV, Text Markers|
Categories: Active Nature, Arctic
Location: Alaska, Lake Clark National Park, Spring 2019
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