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?
Warmer average temperatures over several decades have resulted in expansion of woody vegetation. If this warming trend continues, it will change Alaska's ecosystems and drastically alter the physical appearance of Denali's landscape, as treeline marches higher up the mountains.