Kenneth S Norris
30 Jul 1982
- waterbody:South Pacific OceanTownsville; White Rock Bay; south end Long Beach, Cape Cleveland
NOTES: MLNS notes: control band included where no dolphins were present. Sounds like hydrophone was dragging on bottom at times (12Nov2002 CAB)
Tape notes: Bands 1-3: 5 Sousa about 1 mile offshore of Long Beach, Cape Cleveland. Notes for last section of the cut (band 6): Sousa 1.5 miles offshore in perhaps 30-60' water. Murky.
Sequence of recording from KSN's notebook: Ken speaking. Start Band 1. Hydrophone into water. Water sounds and crackling sounds. Loud crackling; like applause. Ken speaking: Start Band 2. Hydrophone into water. Good clicks at beginning of band. Water sounds. Occasional pops or snaps or clicks. Possibly 1 click train; faint near end of band. Ken speaking: Start Band 3. Hydrophone into water. Crackling and water sounds. Some clicks and click trains; very unorganized. Good click train (fast rep rate). Click train. Pops. Clicks. Ken speaking: Band 4. hydrophone into water. Loud crackling sound. Many clicks (pops) and Burst pulse signal. Hydrophone dragging on bottom. Ken speaking: Band 5. Hydrophone into water. Crackling. Clicks (slow rep rates). Crackling. Clicks. Good clicks. Ken speaking: Band 6. Hydrophone into water. Clicks. Clicks and click trains. Isolated, irregular clicks. Pops. Clicks. Crackling sounds.
MLNS Notes: where the notebook mentions Ken, Phyllis is actually the one speaking into the hydrophone. (12Nov2002 CAB) SEAOCEAN