Robots4Whales

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center


Gulf of Maine, Winter 2023-2024


Study objectives

A Slocum G2 glider was deployed in the northern Gulf of Maine to conduct a near real-time survey for baleen whales, including the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale.

Principal Investigators: Mark Baumgartner (WHOI) and Sofie Van Parijs (NOAA NEFSC)

Analyst: Julianne Wilder







Platform location:




Analyst-reviewed species occurrence maps:




Daily analyst review:

DateSei whaleFin whaleRight whaleHumpback whale
02/20/2024
02/19/2024
02/18/2024
02/17/2024
02/16/2024
02/15/2024
02/14/2024
02/13/2024
02/12/2024
02/11/2024
02/10/2024
02/09/2024
02/08/2024
02/07/2024
02/06/2024
02/05/2024
02/04/2024
02/03/2024
02/02/2024
02/01/2024
01/31/2024
01/30/2024
01/29/2024
01/28/2024
01/27/2024
01/26/2024
01/25/2024
01/24/2024
01/23/2024
01/22/2024
01/21/2024
01/20/2024
01/19/2024
01/18/2024
01/17/2024
01/16/2024
01/15/2024
01/14/2024
01/13/2024
01/12/2024
01/11/2024
01/10/2024
01/09/2024
01/08/2024
01/07/2024
01/06/2024
01/05/2024
01/04/2024
01/03/2024
01/02/2024
01/01/2024
12/31/2023
12/30/2023
12/29/2023
12/28/2023
12/27/2023
12/26/2023
12/25/2023
12/24/2023
12/23/2023
12/22/2023
12/21/2023
12/20/2023
12/19/2023
12/18/2023
12/17/2023
12/16/2023
12/15/2023
12/14/2023
12/13/2023
12/12/2023
12/11/2023
12/10/2023
12/09/2023

Detected
Possibly detected
Not detected


Time series:




Diel plot:




Recent bacgkground noise:




Oceanographic observations:




Links to detailed information:

Automated detection data

DMON/LFDCS Diagnostics

Platform diagnostics





Sounds

What types of sounds are we monitoring? Find examples of the sounds right, fin, sei and humpback whales make here.


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 prepared and deployed by Mark Baumgartner (WHOI). Support for the glider mission was provided by NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center.


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