Autonomous Real-time Marine Mammal Detections

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution


Northern Gulf of Maine, Fall 2021


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 seriously endangered North Atlantic right whale.

Principal Investigator: Neal Pettigrew (Univeristy of Maine)

Analyst: Julianne Bonnell (NOAA NEFSC)




Platform location:




Analyst-reviewed species occurrence maps:




Daily analyst review:

DateSei whaleFin whaleRight whaleHumpback whale
11/11/2021
11/10/2021
11/09/2021
11/08/2021
11/07/2021
11/06/2021
11/05/2021
11/04/2021
11/03/2021
11/02/2021
11/01/2021
10/31/2021
10/30/2021
10/29/2021
10/28/2021
10/27/2021
10/26/2021
10/25/2021
10/24/2021
10/23/2021
10/22/2021
10/21/2021
10/20/2021
10/19/2021
10/18/2021
10/17/2021
10/16/2021
10/15/2021
10/14/2021

Detected
Possibly detected
Not detected


Time series:




Diel plot:




Recent bacgkground noise:




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 by Robert Prescott (UMaine). Support for the glider mission was provided by the Broadreach Foundation.


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