Journal Forum

A Meta-Analysis of High Resolution Audio Perceptual Evaluation - June 2016

Synthetic Reverberator - January 1960

Sound Board: High-Resolution Audio - October 2015

Access Journal Forum

AES E-Library

Acoustics of National Parks and Historic Sites: The 8,760 Hour MP3 File

Document Thumbnail

According to current U.S. National Park Service (NPS) management policies, the natural soundscape of parks and historic sites is a protected resource just like the ecosystems, landscapes, and historic artifacts for which the parks were formed. While several NPS sites have been studied extensively for noise intrusions by tour aircraft and mechanized recreation, most parks and historic sites do not yet have an acoustic baseline for management purposes. A recent initiative of the NPS Natural Sounds Office is to obtain continuous audio recordings of specific sites for one entire year. This paper explores the engineering and scientific issues associated with obtaining, archiving, and cataloging an 8,760 hour long audio recording for Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site.

AES Convention: Paper Number:
Publication Date:

Click to purchase paper as a non-member or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!

This paper costs $33 for non-members and is temporarily free for AES members.

Learn more about the AES E-Library

E-Library Location:

Start a discussion about this paper!

Facebook   Twitter   LinkedIn   Google+   YouTube   RSS News Feeds  
AES - Audio Engineering Society