Autonomous Real-time Marine Mammal Detections

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution


Coastal New Jersey, Fall 2020


Study objectives

A Slocum G3 glider was deployed off the coast of Atlantic City, New Jersey to conduct surveys for tagged fish and baleen whales, including the seriously endangered North Atlantic right whale.

Principal Investigators: Josh Kohut (Rutgers University), Joe Brodie (Rutgers University) and Mark Baumgartner (WHOI)

Analyst: Julianne Bonnell







Platform location:




Analyst-reviewed species occurrence maps:




Daily analyst review:

DateSei whaleFin whaleRight whaleHumpback whale
11/25/2020
11/24/2020
11/23/2020
11/22/2020
11/21/2020
11/20/2020
11/19/2020

Detected
Possibly detected
Not detected


Time series:




Diel plot:




VEMCO tag detections:




Recent bacgkground noise:




Oceanographic observations:




Links to detailed information:

Automated detection data

VEMCO tag 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 by David Aragon, Nicole Waite, Chip Haldeman and John Kerfoot (Rutgers University). Engineering support for the DMON2 instrument deployed on this glider was provided by Jim Partan, Dennis Giaya, Kayleah Griffen, Keenan Ball and Tom Hurst (WHOI). Support for the preparation, deployment and operation of the glider was provided by Orsted.


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