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Music by Oceans

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Music by Oceans 31 Oktober


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Argo float

noun
the branch of science that deals with the physical and biological properties and phenomena of the sea

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Launching argo floats in the ocean
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Argo float

Oceanographer Erik van Sebille uses the Argo float data in his research.

“At the moment, we mainly use illustrations and infographics to make sense of it. But is it possible to interpret the data using our other senses as well?

Can we perhaps hear something that we cannot observe with our eyes?”

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Music by Oceans

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vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion

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Stef Veldhuis working on Music by Oceans

Does the Atlantic Ocean sound different from the Indian Ocean? Are polar ocean currents fundamentally different from those in tropical seas?

Composer Stef Veldhuis joins oceanographers Erik van Sebille and Will de Ruijter to answer these and other questions.

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Working on Music by Oceans

Composer Stef Veldhuis: "Some of the compositions are elaborations on the floats’ trajectory through the water.

Others are inspired more by the temperature, or the oceans’ salinity levels.

Some of the pieces are direct translations of the data, while in others I’ve taken a bit more liberty."

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Overview

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Chapter 1 Music by Oceans

Music by Oceans

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Chapter 3 Music

Music

Music by oceans music echo
Chapter 5 Experience Music by Oceans

Music by Oceans

Echo music by oceans compositions
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