Autonomous Real-time Marine Mammal Detections

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution


Gulf of Mexico, Spring 2017


Study objectives

A Slocum G1 glider was deployed in the Gulf of Mexico as part of a Navy project demonstrating near real-time detection of marine mammal sounds.

Principal Investigators: Mark Baumgartner (WHOI) and Cara Hotchkin (NAVFAC Atlantic).




Platform we10


Platform location:




Daily analyst review:

DateBrydes whaleSei whaleFin whaleHumpback whale
05/25/2017
05/24/2017
05/23/2017
05/22/2017
05/21/2017
05/20/2017
05/19/2017
05/18/2017
05/17/2017
05/16/2017

Detected
Possibly detected
Not detected


Analyst-reviewed species occurrence maps:




Analyst-reviewed time series:




Analyst-reviewed diel plot:




Links to detailed information for platform we10:

Automated detection data

DMON/LFDCS diagnostics

Platform diagnostics





Questions

Please email Mark Baumgartner at mbaumgartner@whoi.edu. For a general desciption of the detection system and the autonomous platforms, visit dcs.whoi.edu.


Acknowledgements

The Slocum glider was expertly prepared by Ben Hodges (WHOI). Support for the deployment and operation of the glider is provided by the U.S. Navy. Support for the development and testing of the DMON/LFDCS was provided by the Office of Naval Research, and additional support for integration and testing was provided by the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service Advanced Sampling Technologies Working Group in collaboration with the Northeast Fisheries Science Center's Passive Acoustics Research Group (leader: Sofie Van Parijs).


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