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Marine Species Monitoring

View autonomous real-time marine mammal detections online

Posted on April 16, 2015

A Slocum G2 glider has been deployed in the Great South Channel to demonstrate a passive acoustic detection and classification hardware/software system that is capable of detecting the calls of four species of endangered baleen whales.  The Slocum glider is one of three different autonomous platforms, including wave gliders and moored buoys, being used to detect fin (Balaenoptera physalus), humpback (Megaptera novaeangliae), sei (Balaenoptera borealis), and right (Eubalaena glacialis) whales as part of a project funded by the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP).

Real-time detections from the glider can be viewed online - Autonomous real-time marine mammal detections 

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