Listening to Earth’s Atmosphere: Tuning into the Sounds of Our Dynamic Planet

6/12/2013; 57 minutes

Join geophysicist Michael Hedlin as he describes how the exciting new field of atmospheric acoustics is allowing researchers to listen to Earth as never before. Discover how researchers tune into sounds in the atmosphere to learn more about dynamic Earth processes—from earthquakes and volcanic eruptions to meteorite impacts. You'll be surprised at what you can hear when you know how to listen! (#24911)

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