Yesterday in the wee hours of the morning (1:38 a.m.), I received an email from Susan Berta of Orca Network… Read more When ships go bang in the night (in orca habitat)
To celebrate a year of progress since the successful completion of our 2017 Kickstarter campaign, today we’ve published a list… Read more Happy Kickstarter Anniversary & thanks to the Founders
Over the winter of 2017-2018 a team of acoustic experts, hardware geeks, and software developers have been working to realize… Read more Orcasound’s new live-audio solution: from hydrophone to headphone with a Raspberry Pi computer and HLS/DASH streaming software
One of the most intense sounds emitted by animals on Earth is the echolocation click of the sperm whale. When… Read more Sperm whale echolocation clicks heard 50 kilometers away within the Salish Sea?
This month we have an incredibly rare opportunity to listen for a lone sperm whale in the Salish Sea. Known… Read more After 3 decades, a sperm whale is heard in the Salish Sea
There are a wonderful and growing array of hydrophones monitoring the ocean soundscapes of British Columbia, Canada. This post provides… Read more Shortcuts for listening to the Canadian Pacific
We have now backed up all of the visual, acoustic, and AIS data that we collected during the 2017 vessel… Read more Synopsis of raw data: behavioral, acoustic, & AIS (ship tracking)
Not all whale studies take place on the water. With some patience (letting the whales come to you) and a… Read more Theodolite tracks of ships and killer whales
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 After quite a few reports of killer whales in our vicinity this morning, we decided to… Read more Tracking southern resident killer whales among different combinations of boats and ships
Monday, September 4, 2017 We heard somebody describe today’s dispersion of whales on the west side of San Juan Island… Read more Second week highlight: welcoming home the southern resident killer whales!