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Listen to the Sounds of California Air Quality

September 11, 2012

Using gas chromatography and mass spectrometry, environmental science, policy, and management doctoral student Gabriel Isaacman and a colleague from Yale have created sounds from air samples collected around California by Berkeley air pollution researchers. The results are sonic representations of air quality in the Caldecott Tunnel, Bakersfield, Pasadena, and the Sierras.

Read the Atlantic Monthly article.

Read the Bay Citizen Article

Listen to the soundscapes.


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