Autonomous Real-time Marine Mammal Detections

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution


Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, Winter 2019-2020


Study objectives

A Slocum G1 glider was deployed near the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary just east of Massachusetts to conduct surveys for tagged fish and baleen whales, including the seriously endangered North Atlantic right whale. The glider is collecting data for the Navy/NOAA SANCTSOUND program.

Principal Investigators: Sofie Van Parijs (NOAA NEFSC), Tim Rowell (NOAA NEFSC), Leila Hatch (NOAA NOS), Jenni Stanley (WHOI/NOAA NOS/NEFSC) and Mark Baumgartner (WHOI)

Analyst: Julianne Bonnell




Platform location:




Analyst-reviewed species occurrence maps:




Daily analyst review:

DateSei whaleFin whaleRight whaleHumpback whale
02/21/2020
02/20/2020
02/19/2020
02/18/2020
02/17/2020
02/16/2020
02/15/2020
02/14/2020
02/13/2020
02/12/2020
02/11/2020
02/10/2020
02/09/2020
02/08/2020
02/07/2020
02/06/2020
02/05/2020
02/04/2020
02/03/2020
02/02/2020
02/01/2020
01/31/2020
01/30/2020
01/29/2020
01/28/2020
01/27/2020
01/26/2020
01/25/2020
01/24/2020
01/23/2020
01/22/2020
01/21/2020
01/20/2020
01/19/2020
01/18/2020
01/17/2020
01/16/2020
01/15/2020
01/14/2020

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 expertly prepared and deployed by Ben Hodges (WHOI). Support for the deployment and operation of the glider was provided by NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center. 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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