Chris Chafe is a composer, cellist, music reseacher and director of Stanford University's Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics. more...


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35th Parallel

display of data + locales (sites 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13) 20 minutes each  --------- directory of sonifications for the same sites at different levels of speedup (10x, 100x, 1000x) and varying lengths of original data recording 

Sensors for CO2 and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s) were taken to 7 sites for comparisons of agricultural and urban pollution. Beach and desert were sonified with the same exact mappings as a feed lot, oil field, park and downtown areas. Sites were north and south of the 35th parallel and from Pismo Beach to the Mojave Desert.