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Seasonal Occurrence of marine mammals based on Passive Acoustic Monitoring

Expected field work start date
03 Sep 2018
Expected field work end date
23 Sep 2018
Organisation
Greenland Institute of Natural Resources (GINR)
Project category
Research
Type of project
Research
Project theme
Marine Research
Project topic
Biology
Fieldwork country
Greenland (DK)
Fieldwork location
77.92588206888739, -13.834505396829513
Fieldwork region
Greenland, North-East

To mitigate the effects of an oil spill, it is important to understand the distribution and seasonal occurrence of marine mammals in the area. A study of passive acoustic monitoring (PAM) with a widely spread array of acoustic recorders across the license area will provide insight to the seasonal occurrence and spatial distribution of the marine mammal species that are acoustically active. During the fieldwork in September the remaining four moorings which were deployed from R/V Dana in 2017 (See map) will be retrieved using  the inspection ship "Vædderen" as a platform

Last updated
14 Jun 2018