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The sound of melting glaciers is disturbingly similar to the psychedelic tunes that made Jim Morrison’s The Doors one of the greatest rock and roll bands of all times.

That was my first thought as I listened to recordings of the Kongsvegen glacier in Svalbard captured by Ugo Nanni, a researcher from the University of Oslo who records glacier sounds using a seismometer. He then post-processes the frequencies to make the sounds audible.

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