Tag: hydrophone

  • What Is the SOFAR Channel? Probably Not What You Think.

    What Is the SOFAR Channel? Probably Not What You Think.

    Learn about underwater acoustics and how sounds travel in different directions and across far distances via a marine audio highway called the SOFAR Channel.

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  • Bernie Krause on Preserving the Voices of the Wilderness Before They Disappear Forever

    Bernie Krause on Preserving the Voices of the Wilderness Before They Disappear Forever

    *Editor’s Note: I interviewed Bernie Krause for BESIDE Magazine’s second issue exactly a year ago, and it has become dramatically evident that a lot has changed since we last spoke. In preparing for this repost, we contacted Krause to request his permission to run this piece and his response floored us, sending uncontrollable tears down my face […]

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  • How to Build a DIY Hydrophone

    How to Build a DIY Hydrophone

    Hydrophones enable us to record underwater, which is reason enough to worship and adore them. Better still, you can make your own very easily and cheaply. For the Canal Music tour (in 2009), I wanted to make myself a new hydrophone which included the pre-amp I made here. I have made hydrophones using piezo elements before, but […]

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