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Title: Seismic Signals
Url: http://ewradio.org/program.aspx?ProgramID=4134
Creator: Kalinowski, Laura
Publisher: University of Wisconsin--Madison. Sea Grant College Program
Description: This radio broadcast features a researcher who noticed unusual behavior in elephants while working in a national park in Namibia. Groups of elephants sometimes stood perfectly still, as if trying to pick up faint vibrations in the ground through their feet. This resembled behavior that the researcher, an entomologist, had observed in certain insects as they communicated. The clip is 2 minutes in length; you may stream it online or download it in MP3 format.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Volcanoes and earthquakes -- Earthquakes. Seismology -- Seismic waves. Elastic waves
Science -- Zoology -- Animal behavior
Science -- Zoology -- Animal behavior -- Special topics -- Communication
Science -- Zoology -- Chordates. Vertebrates -- Mammals -- Systematic divisions. By order and family, A-Z -- Proboscidea -- Elephantidae (Elephants)
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Geology -- Seismic waves
Biology -- Species
Date Issued: 2005-11-24
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Sound (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Secondary Education
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Rights: University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
Access Rights: Free access
Source: DLESE
Full Record Views: 28
Resource URL Clicks: 2
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