Slices of Life: Singing Factory & Shallow Water

July 11, 2015 · Posted in Diving, Marine Biology, Science!, Slices of Life, Work · Comment 

I’m wading in knee high dark water pulling the boat after me when the factory sings out again across the strait. A flute-like mechanical sound, vaguely melodic, but not quite. Like someone had sampled a gale whistling in the structures of an abandoned factory, and played an atonal melody with it while throwing in a bit of vox humana. I stop to listen.

(Photo: Essi Keskinen / Metsähallitus)

(Photo: Essi Keskinen / Metsähallitus)

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