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Listening To The Forest For Clues About Climate Change05:45
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Matt Ayres programs a sound recorder that will remotely record migratory songbirds during mud season this spring. (Annie Ropeik/NHPR)
Matt Ayres programs a sound recorder that will remotely record migratory songbirds during mud season this spring. (Annie Ropeik/NHPR)

At the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest in northern New Hampshire, scientists are finding ways to adapt to the pandemic, which has halted groundbreaking field research.

Researchers have adapted to remotely record the sounds of the forest to track how warmer weather is affecting the behavior of migratory birds, Annie Ropeik of New Hampshire Public Radio reports.

Dartmouth biologist Matt Ayres stands on a path in the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, near pink flags marking research areas. (Annie Ropeik/NHPR)
Dartmouth biologist Matt Ayres stands on a path in the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, near pink flags marking research areas. (Annie Ropeik/NHPR)

This segment aired on March 1, 2021.

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