Peter Tyack: The intriguing sound of marine mammals

July 13, 2010 by PSE in Sound Effects

If you liked the sounds of BBC’s Planet Earth, you’ll love this video. It’s an interesting glimpse into marine sounds of the deep blue. Peter Tyack of Woods Hole talks about the amazing ways whales use sound and song to communicate across hundreds of miles of ocean.

(Peter Tyack studies the the social behavior and acoustic communication in whales and dolphins, learning how these animals use sound to perform critical activities, such as mating and locating food.)