Autonomous Real-time Marine Mammal Detections

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution


Mount Desert Rock Buoy


Study objectives

A DMON buoy was deployed near Mount Desert Rock off the coast of Maine to test a new "deep water" mooring design that should make the mooring much quieter for passive acoustic monitoring.

Principal Investigators: Mark Baumgartner (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

Analyst: Julianne Gurnee (NOAA NEFSC)




Buoy buoy


Platform location:




Daily analyst review:

DateSei whaleFin whaleRight whaleHumpback whale
12/12/2018
12/11/2018
12/10/2018
12/09/2018
12/08/2018
12/07/2018
12/06/2018
12/05/2018
12/04/2018
12/03/2018
12/02/2018
12/01/2018
11/30/2018
11/29/2018
11/28/2018
11/27/2018
11/26/2018
11/25/2018
11/24/2018
11/23/2018
11/22/2018
11/21/2018
11/20/2018
11/19/2018
11/18/2018
11/17/2018
11/16/2018
11/15/2018
11/14/2018
11/13/2018
11/12/2018
11/11/2018
11/10/2018
11/09/2018
11/08/2018
11/07/2018
11/06/2018
11/05/2018
11/04/2018
11/03/2018
11/02/2018
11/01/2018
10/31/2018
10/30/2018
10/29/2018
10/28/2018
10/27/2018
10/26/2018
10/25/2018
10/24/2018
10/23/2018
10/22/2018
10/21/2018
10/20/2018
10/19/2018
10/18/2018
10/17/2018
10/16/2018
10/15/2018
10/14/2018
10/13/2018
10/12/2018
10/11/2018
10/10/2018
10/09/2018
10/08/2018
10/07/2018
10/06/2018
10/05/2018
10/04/2018

Detected
Possibly detected
Not detected


Time series:




Diel plot:




Links to detailed information for Buoy buoy:

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 DMON buoy was fabricated and deployed by the Mooring Group at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution with critical support from Don Peters, John Kemp, Jeff Pietro, and Jim Dunn. Additional engineering support was provided by Leo-Paul Pelletier, Jim Partan, Tom Hurst, and Keenan Ball. Support for the deployment and operation of the buoy was generously provided by the Benioff Ocean Initiative.

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