Autonomous Real-time Marine Mammal Detections
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Gulf of Maine, Winter 2020-2021
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 Investigators: Mark Baumgartner (WHOI) and Sofie Van Parijs (NOAA NEFSC)
Analyst: Genevieve Davis (NOAA NEFSC)
Analyst-reviewed species occurrence maps:
Daily analyst review:
Recent bacgkground noise:
Links to detailed information:
Automated detection data
What types of sounds are we monitoring? Find examples of the sounds right, fin, sei and humpback whales make here.
Please email Mark Baumgartner at email@example.com. For a general desciption of the detection system and the autonomous platforms, visit dcs.whoi.edu.
The Slocum glider was expertly prepared by Ben Hodges (WHOI). Support for the glider mission was provided by the Northeastern Regional Association of Coastal Ocean Observing Systems (NERACOOS).