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A Tour of Sonification Designs by Marty Quinn


Chemical Ion Series:

  • 8 ions concentration levels are converted to pitch and played simultaneously.

  • Ion type is mapped to instrument type.

  • Data is taken from ice cores 14000 - 12000 years ago during the Younger Dryas event

  • Conditions on earth suddenly got colder

  • Each ion chord represents five years in time.

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