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Artist Collaborators:

Jeff Talman "CD: Sea of Curves"

Andy Featherston, (film maker)

Andrew Young "Sounds of the Southern Ocean"

Other Sound Links of Interest:

Squidtoons: Oysters


Below are links to underwater videos, sounds, and animations.


Viewer Note: Sounds are very low frequency. For best results, use subwoofer speakers.


To view the videos you may need to download: Quicktime (.mov/.mp4) | Windows Media (*.wmv). For *.mp4 files, you may need to download these to play with your video viewer (right-click on the file name to download.)


new pillow lava, Lau Basin 2009Highlights:

West Mata Volcano Eruption in 2010 South of Samoa

(.mov 280MB | *.mov 141MB)

Sounds and Videos

Challenger Deep hydrophone recovery Recovery of Challenger Deep hydrophone in the Mariana Trench (March 2015):
Movie version (.mp4 25MB)
Time-lapse version (.mp4 23 MB)
sound icon Long distance listening: A special layer of ocean makes eavesdropping easier (Sounds for story provided by PMEL Acoustics).
iceberg running aground Iceberg Sounds with Animation (.mov 14.6MB | .wmv 15MB)
sound icon NE Pacific Blue Whale AB Call off of the Oregon Coast ( .wav .2MB)
hydrophone sounds animation Hydrophone Animation with Earthquake and Whale Sounds (.mov 6MB | .wmv 4.8MB)
Antarctica hydrophone recovery Hydrophone Recovery in Antarctica (.wmv 7MB)
Japan quake sound Japanese 2011 Earthquake Sounds Captured on Hydrophone in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. (mp4 21MB | PMEL YouTube)
OBH chain in lava Ocean Bottom Hydrophone Buried in Lava from an April 2011 Axial Seamount Eruption off the OR-WA coast (.mp4 39MB)
Right whale rediscovery Hydrophones Crucial in Right Whale Rediscovery (.mp4 220MB)