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?
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!
This morning, Labor Day, Leslie and Val took the old surveying transit down to the intertidal and made a series… Read more Val and Leslie survey the scene
The highlight of our first week of observing the surface and acoustic behavior of marine mammals in Haro Strait during… Read more Land-based team observes Bigg’s (Transient) killer whales during first week
After coming up with a new deployment scheme that we believe will be optimal for replacing or establishing Orcasound hydrophone… Read more Back-up calibrated hydrophone deployed