Telemetry: The sound of science in Yellowstone

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"Telemetry" refers to the wireless transmission of information, often via radio waves, from one location to another. Our public radio-style podcast helps transmit some of Yellowstone's scientific investigations to listeners, wherever they are. Go on a sound safari in the world's first national park with monthly stories and captivating bites of sound interspersed throughout the series. Telemetry is made possible through a partnership between Yellowstone National Park and the Acoustic Atlas at Montana State University, with technical assistance by Colorado State University's Sound and Light Ecology Team.

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Website
http://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/photosmultimedia/telemetry.htm
Description
"Telemetry" refers to the wireless transmission of information, often via radio waves, from one location to another. Our public radio-style podcast helps transmit some of Yellowstone's scientific investigations to listeners, wherever they are. Go on a sound safari in the world's first national park with monthly stories and captivating bites of sound interspersed throughout the series. Telemetry is made possible through a partnership between Yellowstone National Park and the Acoustic Atlas at Montana State University, with technical assistance by Colorado State University's Sound and Light Ecology Team.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-05-07 02:56
last episode published
2019-04-03 16:00
publication frequency
143.76 days
Contributors
Yellowstone National Park owner   author  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
9
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Categories
Science & Medicine Natural Sciences

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
3.04.2019

Pivot Point

One family's dramatic encounter with a grizzly bear. Listener discretion is advised.
Jennifer Jerrett author
5.02.2019

Tigers of Yellowstone

Did you know there are tigers in Yellowstone? It just takes a keen eye to observe them. These creatures, and countless others like them, live in a world that's not always obvious, but the role they play in Yellowstone is huge.
Jennifer Jerrett author
22.10.2018

Vital Signs

"Vital signs," like blood pressure and pulse rate, are used in medicine to track human health. Paying attention to the little things can often help us better understand what's going on in the big picture. Scientists can monitor ecological "vital signs,...
Scott Christy author
30.01.2018

What Lies Below

People travel from all over the world to see Yellowstone's famous geysers, colorful hot springs, burbling mud pots, and hissing fumaroles. The force that drives these amazing thermal features--a giant volcano--lies below much of the park. In this episo...
Scott Christy author
11.08.2017

The Value of One Wolf

Wolf researcher Kira Cassidy likes to say that when Rudyard Kipling wrote The Jungle Book in 1894 and included the famous line "For the strength of the Wolf is the Pack and the strength of the Pack is the Wolf," he would have had no idea that over a ce...
Jennifer Jerrett author
9.06.2017

Reburn: The Maple Fire Story

On August 8, 2016, a lightning strike ignited a small fire on the edge of Yellowstone National Park near the community of West Yellowstone. Most fires in the park never burn more than about a quarter-acre, but the Maple Fire would go on to burn over 45...
Scott Christy author
17.03.2017

Cougar M198

Last January, one of Yellowstone's marked mountain lions went missing. Scientists traveled deep into the park to investigate. And that journey? It wasn't as straightforward as they thought it would be.
Jennifer Jerrett author
10.02.2017

One Fish, Two Fish

Back in 1870, a member of the Washburn Expedition wrote in his diary about the Yellowstone cutthroat trout: "Two men could catch them faster than half a dozen could clean and get them ready for the frying pan." Since then things have become a lot more ...
Scott Christy author
8.02.2016

To Catch a Loon

What do scientists do when they're racing to understand what's happening to one of the smallest and most isolated common loon populations in North America? Whatever it takes. Get ready because this story might change the way you think about birders for...
Jennifer Jerrett author