11 Jan 2019

Niwa scientist creates symphony

From Five O'clock Report, 5:28 pm on 11 January 2019

A Niwa scientist has used the sounds of nature to compose a symphony. Weather records of rainfall, river levels and even the rise and fall of the tide have been computer blended with instruments into a musical score by hydrodynamics scientist Graeme Smart. Dr Smart told our reporter Tracy Neal, it began with a request to jazz up a science symposium