Kenneth S Norris
20 Jul 1982
- waterbody:South Pacific OceanCairns; north of Cairns; Kawana, Trinity
NOTES: Tape notes: "Sousas are close at hand;" on board 20ft. R/V Cilla. R. Oke skipper. Also present G. Heinsohn. Lockheed Instrumentation Recorder, Barcus Berry Preamp. Diffuse school of two groups of 2-3 Sousa chinensis. Considerable water noise. Hydrophone suspended from boom; no float. Clicks, pops, burst pulse signal.
Sequence of recording from KSN's notebook" Band 1: Ken speaking. clicks (loud and clear) with slow rep. rates. Click trains with slow rep rates. Water noises (Dolphin sounds at beginning of Band 1). Loud clicks. Clicks slow rep rate. Water noise. Good clicks (slow rep rates) - regular. Water sounds. Loud pop. Clicks . Water sounds. Clicks (slow rep rate). Water sounds. Ken speaking Band 2. Loud clicks as soon as hydrophone placed in water. Click trains ("sputtering" sounds); loud taps. Many good clicks. Water sounds. Clicks. Clicks. Water sounds. Loud snap, bang or pop. Water sounds. Faint clicks. Clicks. Ken speaking Band 3. Hydrophone into water. Water noises only. A few clicks. Water sounds only. Clicks (scattered and not very clear). Two clicks. Ken speaking Band 4. Hydrophone into water. Clicks (slow rep rate). Water sounds and hydrophone bumping bottom. Clicks. Water sounds only. Possible scattered faint clicks. Clicks. Water noises. Clicks at end of tape (clean).
MLNS Notes: where the notebook mentions Ken, Phyllis is actually the one speaking into the hydrophone. (12Nov2002 CAB) SEAOCEAN