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NPR/NGS Radio Expeditions
25 Sep 1996

    Geography
  • United States
    Arizona
    Pima County
    Locality
  • Tucson; Carl Hayden Bee Research Center
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 32.27581   -110.94146
    Channels
  • Stereo
    Sampling Rate
  • 48kHz
    Bit Depth
  • 16-bit
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  • SONY TCD-D3
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  • Stereo=1; Stereo

NPR/NGS RADIO EXPEDITIONS
Bees
DAT 1
September 25, 1996

SB=Steve Buchmann
CT=Chuck Thompson

Location: Tucson, AZ -Carl Hayden Bee Research Center, heading out to the bee lab apiary in the back lot

NG through 2:11

2:12 SB-I'm going to put my bee veil on, zip it up ...ok, we are bee proofed; ready to go. 2:29

NG 2:30 -3:40

CT in the middle of a lot of bees.....

NG 4:30-8:20 bees -faint buzzing

NG 8:21-9:27 pause -person singing in bg

G 9:28 SB-These are all European honey bees, Apis mellifera lagustica, actually an Italian variety of domesticated honey bees, and these are fairly standard langstrauff (?) hives, these are funny white boxes, little bee condos that is basically civil war technology that has not changed since the 1860s. 10:28

11:09 faint buzzing

12:15 SB-the bees are a little confused by your being directly in the flow traffic of the bees if you will of the bees so we may want to try some moving off to the side just a little bit ....

OK bees through 12:34

NG 13:07 -13:40

NG 13:41 -16:08 Chuck checking the DAT machine

OK/NG 16:25-17:50 bees buzzing, faint but gets a bit louder

NG 17:51-19 -second hour is BLANK

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