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Publications

Publications

Articles

Smith, L.M., A. Bower, J. Roberts, J. Bellona, and H. Li. 2023. Expanding access to ocean science through inclusively designed data sonifications. Oceanography 36(4), https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2024.124

Conference Proceedings

Roberts, J., Lowy, R., Li, H., Bellona, J., Smith, L., & Bower, A. 2023. Breaking down the visual barrier: Designing data interactions for the visually impaired in informal learning settings. In Damșa, C., Borge, M., Koh, E., & Worsley, M. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning - CSCL 2023 (pp. 253-256). International Society of the Learning Sciences. https://doi.org/10.22318/cscl2023.104721

Huaigu Li, Jon Bellona, Leslie Smith, Amy Bower, and Jessica Roberts. 2023. “Let the Volcano Erupt!”: Designing Sonification to Make Oceanography Accessible for Blind and Low Vision Students in Museum Environment. In Proceedings of the 25th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS '23). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 79, 1–6. https://doi.org/10.1145/3597638.3614482

Conference Presentations

Amy Bower, Leslie Smith, Jon Bellona, Jessica Roberts, Huaigu Li, 2024. Accessible Oceans: Using Data Sonification to Engage Diverse Audiences in Ocean Science. Oral presentation in session ED009,  American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Leslie Smith, Amy Bower, Jon Bellona, Jessica Roberts, Huaigu Li. 2024. Breaking Down the Visual Language Barrier: Designing Accessible Data Interactions for Blind and Low Vision Learners. Session presentation, Inclusive Science Communication Symposium, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI.

Huaigu Li, Jessica Roberts, Amy Bower, Leslie Smith, Jon Bellona. “Let the Volcano Erupt!”: Designing Sonification to Make Oceanography Accessible for Blind and Low Vision Students in Museum Environment. ACM SIGACCESS ASSETS conference. October 2023. New York, NY.

Amy Bower, Leslie Smith, Jon Bellona, Jessica Roberts, Huaigu Li. (2023). Un-visualizing Complex Systems: Making Ocean Data Accessible through Auditory Displays. Gordon Research Conference on Visualization in Science and Education, Bates College, Lewiston, ME.

Amy Bower, Leslie Smith, Jon Bellona, Jessica Roberts, 2022. Accessible Oceans: Exploring Ocean Data Through Sound. Oral presentation in Session ED022, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Amy Bower, Jon Bellona, Jessica Roberts, Leslie Smith (2022). Accessible Oceans: Exploring Ocean Data Through Sound. OOI Exhibitor Booth. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. Chicago, IL.

Invited Presentations

Sonification World Chat (SWC). May 2023. Online Presentation.

Oak Ridge Children’s Museum. December 2021. Oak Ridge, TN.

NSF AISL annual meeting. October 2021. Online Poster Presentation.

Project's auditory displays (files for use or citation)

Net flux of CO2 between Ocean and Atmosphere

Bellona J., A. Bower, L.M. Smith, J. Roberts, & H. Li. 2023. Accessible Oceans: Auditory Display. Net flux of CO2 between Ocean and Atmosphere (2.0). Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8162769

Zooplankton Daily Vertical Migration Gets Eclipsed!

Jon Bellona, Amy Bower, Leslie Smith, Jessica Roberts, & Huaigu Li. (2023, July 21). Accessible Oceans: Auditory Display. Zooplankton Daily Vertical Migration Gets Eclipsed! (2.0). Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8173914

Ocean Response to Extratropical Storm Hermine

Jon Bellona, Amy Bower, Leslie Smith, Jessica Roberts, & Huaigu Li. (2023, July 21). Accessible Oceans: Auditory Display. Ocean Response to Extratropical Storm Hermine (2.0). Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8173880

Longterm Axial Seamount Inflation Record

Jon Bellona, Amy Bower, Leslie Smith, Jessica Roberts, & Huaigu Li. (2023, July 21). Accessible Oceans: Auditory Display. Longterm Axial Seamount Inflation Record (2.0). Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8173859

2015 Axial Seamount Eruption

Jon Bellona, Amy Bower, Leslie Smith, Jessica Roberts, & Huaigu Li. (2023, July 21). Accessible Oceans: Auditory Display. 2015 Axial Seamount Eruption (2.0). Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8173836

Data Sonification Wrapper Earcons

Jon Bellona, Amy Bower, Leslie Smith, Jessica Roberts, & Huaigu Li. (2022, February 3). Accessible Oceans: Data Sonification Wrapper Earcons (1.0). Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8176581

Press

News Articles

Ed Dorsch.  "UO researchers make waves by turning ocean data into sound." Around the O. Aug. 16, 2023. https://around.uoregon.edu/content/uo-researchers-make-waves-turning-ocean-data-sound

Sumeet Kulkarni. "The Sounds of Science!" LA Times. February 3, 2023. https://www.latimes.com/science/story/2023-02-03/the-sounds-of-science

Podcasts

Lindsay Patterson with Amy Bower. The Science of Ocean Sounds. Tumble Science Podcast for Kids. February 2023. https://www.sciencepodcastforkids.com/single-post/the-sounds-of-ocean-science

Radio Interviews

Mindy Todd with Amy Bower and Jon Bellona. The Point. NPR on WCAI, Boston. Jan 11, 2024. https://www.capeandislands.org/show/the-point/2024-01-11/accessible-oceans

Dave Miller, Gemma DiCarlo, with Amy Bower and Jon Bellona. Think Out Loud. Oregon Public Broadcasting. Sept 12, 2023. https://www.opb.org/article/2023/09/12/think-out-loud-making-data-more-accessible-by-turning-it-into-sound/

Website Articles

Ocean Observatories Initiative Website. "Making the Ocean Accessible Through Sound." March, 2023. https://oceanobservatories.org/2023/03/making-the-ocean-accessible-through-sound/

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