Archive for March, 2012

The Art and Science of Camouflage

Posted in News, Resources with tags , , , , , on March 18, 2012 by ccovert

Listen to Roger Hanlon, Senior Scientist at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole and Basia Goszczynska, animator, artist, video editor, and film maker discuss how “art informs science in the study of camouflage and communication”.
Take a look at Roger’s video of the masters of camouflage, cephalopods: http://www.sciencefriday.com/embed/video/10397.swf

A brief history of camouflage: military, art, and fashion

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on March 18, 2012 by ccovert

The army is developing new camouflage patterns. Check out the Washington Post article.

Zebra Stripes

Posted in News, Resources with tags , , on March 17, 2012 by ccovert

A zebra’s stripes have nothing to do with camouflaging them in tall grass reports a research article in the Journal of Experimental Biology.

World War II Ship in Dazzle

Posted in Resources with tags , , , , on March 17, 2012 by ccovert

While dazzle camouflage is mostly associated with World War I it was used some in Word War II. Here is the USS Bush before it was painted battleship grey.