Posted by: ctbtonewsroom | July 25, 2018

Nuclear Bomb Sensors Eavesdrop on Whales

Highlighting the broad spectrum of applications for CTBTO data, this article in Scientific American focuses on how the International Monitoring System is used for wildlife conservation. While explaining how the CTBTO’s underwater hydrophone network collects data on the world’s whale population, Tarun Chandrayadula, an ocean engineer at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, explains its significance stating, “[The] CTBTO’s 15-year record of global whale chatter is a boon for marine biologists, and the recordings can spark joy. I thought it was the most fun thing… just sitting at my desk and listening to these otherworldly creatures.”

Read the full article here.

Nuclear Bomb Sensors Eavesdrop on Whales

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