Autonomous Real-time Marine Mammal Detections
Skidaway Institute of Oceanography and University of South Carolina
Coastal Georgia, Winter 2022-2023
A Slocum G3 glider was deployed off the coast of Georgia to conduct surveys for baleen whales, including the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale.
Principal Investigators: Erin Meyer-Gutbrod (University of South Carolina) and Catherine Edwards (Skidaway Institute of Oceanography)
Analysts: Amadi Afua Sefah-Twerefour, Abigail Kreuser, Kira Telford and Erin Meyer-Gutbrod (University of South Carolina)
Analyst-reviewed species occurrence maps:
Daily analyst review:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. For a general desciption of the detection system and the autonomous platforms, visit dcs.whoi.edu.
The Slocum glider was prepared and deployed by Karen Dreger (SKIO). Funding for this work was provided by the Tides Foundation.