Accessible Oceans Featured in LA Times Article
The Accessible Oceans project was featured in an LA Times article February 3, 2023 "The Sounds of Science!"
The article includes interviews with Co-PI's Jon and Amy as well as a clip of one of our data sonifications. Several other sonification projects were also described in the article including the work of Carla Scaletti, one of the members of our Advisory board.
Check out the full article here - https://www.latimes.com/science/story/2023-02-03/the-sounds-of-science
“For years, I’ve been investigating what’s available to me when it comes to accessing graphics and data,” Bower said. But without much success — the fact that science relies so heavily on plots and charts is a huge hurdle for visually impaired researchers like her.
Data sonification changes that. By listening to Bellona’s audio, “I could actually piece it together the way I used to when I would look at a graph,” she said.
Excerpt from "The Sounds of Science!", LA Times 3 Feb, 2023