Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Automatic whale detectors keep track of migration

Something as large as a whale might seem an easy thing to keep tabs on, but for for the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), tracking migrating pods of gray whales is a major undertaking. In hopes of making binoculars and clipboards a thing of the past, the agency has installed a new generation of whale detectors to keep an electronic eye on the passing leviathans. .. Continue Reading Automatic whale detectors keep track of migration

Section: Marine

Tags: Detector, Infrared, NOAA, Whale

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