Autonomous Real-time Marine Mammal Detections
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Gulf of Maine, Winter 2018-2019
A Slocum G2 glider was deployed in the northern Gulf of Maine to conduct a near real-time survey for baleen whales, including the seriously endangered North Atlantic right whale.
Principal Investigators: Mark Baumgartner (WHOI) and Sofie Van Parijs (NOAA NEFSC)
Analyst: Dana Gerlach (NOAA NEFSC)
Analyst-reviewed species occurrence maps:
Daily analyst review:
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Links to detailed information:
Automated detection data
What types of sounds are we monitoring? Find examples of the sounds right, fin, sei and humpback whales make here.
Please email Mark Baumgartner at email@example.com. For a general desciption of the detection system and the autonomous platforms, visit dcs.whoi.edu.
The Slocum glider was expertly prepared by Ben Hodges (WHOI) and deployed with the help of Kristan Porter, captain of the F/V Whitney and Ashley. Support for the deployment and operation of the glider was provided by Northeastern Regional Association of Coastal Ocean Observing Systems (NERACOOS). 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).