Soundscape ecology is a new field of research that investigates how sound in the environment can be used to assess ecosystem health and human connection to nature and the environment in general.
-Contribute to the recordings collected on Earth Day 2014: April 22.
-Answer questions related to soundscape composition and personal emotional/meaning/identity responses of the recorded soundscape.
-Help determine what aspects of a soundscape elicit certain human emotions.
Data Collected: -Audio recordings of a soundscape in *.wav file format -Length of recording in mins:secs format -Time of day and date -Device type(manufacturer, such as Apple or Samsung) -OS version -Location "fuzzed" by 10km -A datafile that contains user survey inputs to soundscape composition -An optional user input soundscape description (as a text field of up to 255 characters) -Global Soundscapes Day app version