Sounds of Denali: Ring Tones
Just as many virtual or in-person visitors seek inspiration in the wild landscape of Denali, so too can inspiration and beauty be found in the wild soundscape of Denali. Scientists in the park study up to eight new locations each year, as part of an on-going study to document the natural, non-human sounds of Denali, and assess the incursion of human-caused sounds.
Did You Know?
Nearly 500 vegetation plots have been installed in Denali, to monitor climate change. Warmer temperatures allow woody plants to grow at higher elevations, invading the fragile and unique plants already in high alpine tundra - and threatening the animals that depend on those specialized plants.