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In August 2013 we set sail from Stromness on our second Sea Change expedition, aboard Lerwick community boat The Swan, with a crew of 27 artists, scientists and informers. More ›

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The expedition crew of 27 includes a wide range of scientific and creative folk.
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Watch highlights from the 2011 Western Isles Expedition ››

Condenser Hydrophone

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We were stuck in Scalloway Harbour for longer than expected due to bad weather so I thought I would try to build a higher quality hydrophone using a condenser microphone. Once all the connections had been soldered I housed the mic in a film canister full of olive oil and dipped it in plastic paint.... Read more ›

Bonxie and I (an encounter with Stercorarius Skua)

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  Unedited field recording. Equipment: Tascam DR-07, Sennheiser K6/ME66, Røde WS6   On this misty, late morning the cloud was low, the atmosphere thick, drizzly and heavy with moisture. Alone, I took a walk from the pier at North Haven (East side of the island), past the Bird Observatory, and up across to the boggy, windswept... Read more ›