The mics would also have to be theft and vandal proof. Apart from the usual=
opportunists, you'd have to deal with those who feel you're spying on them=
Sent: Thursday, 19 June 2014 10:10 AM
Subject: [Nature Recordists] Re: An interactive Google map of LIVE Wild Sou=
ndscape feeds all over the world - so that our governments are held account=
able to monitoring as well as IMPROVING our Soundscapes.
Very observant of you, indeed, Klaus...
"We need another way of thinking and measuring noise. For example, I find i=
t natural to think that wind power plants should be built near highways and=
other places which are noise polluted anyway, while most other people thin=
k that they should be built at places where there are so few people as poss=
ible, which means "silent" areas."
And, yes - it can be done; it is a simple matter of finding the right spons=
ors, educating the populace on such issues and instating mics in numbers at=
various locations; this could also become an added responsibility for park=
rangers and fire watchers, in order to contribute to their existing data s=
ets on wildlife activities etc.
This brings to mind the need for permanent, wireless (satellite-solar-power=
ed and water proof mics).