Climate Science Meets Music: Listen to the Greenland Ice Sheet Melting, Feb.18

February 14, 2014
Marco Tedesco peers into a crack in the ice sheet (photo: Polar Seeds)

Marco Tedesco peers into a crack in the ice sheet (photo: Polar Seeds)

On February 18, 2014 Marco Tedesco, City College of New York and Jonathan Perl, Sonic Arts Center, City College will discuss their collaborative approach to climate research and music in a lecture, “Climate Science Meets Music: Listen to the Greenland Ice Sheet Melting,” at the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University. Tedesco will explain his fieldwork in Greenland styudying surface processes of snow and ice, and Perl will discuss his process of sonification (translating climatological data into musical scores). The event will begin at 4:00 p.m.

The event is sponsored by the Zimmerli Art Museum, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Department of Geography, Rutgers Climate Institute, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Institute for Women and Art, and Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs.

For some background and to listen to a sample of the music, click here:Greenland Melt Music

 

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