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Vessel Based Marine Mammal Survey Off Kaua’i, January 2012

Goal: To provide the monitoring necessary prior to a naval training event, the Submarine Commander’s Course exercise in February 2012, to adhere to the guidelines of the U.S. Navy’s Integrated Comprehensive Monitoring Program Time Period: January...

Palmyra Island Cetacean Ecosystem Assessment Survey (PICEAS)

Goal: To assess the abundance, distribution and habitat of marine mammals in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) around Palmyra Atoll and in the waters between Oahu and Palmyra. Time Period: 2011-2012 Our Role: To provide research...

Mariana Islands Sea Turtle and Cetacean Survey

Goal: To help the U.S. Navy in the first systematic line-transect visual and acoustic survey of the waters around the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam, to determine population density estimates for marine mammals and sea...

Surveys of Arctic Marine Mammals in the Chukchi Sea

Goal: To gather acoustic data as part of the Joint Monitoring Program to monitor the effects of oil production and exploration on marine mammals Our Role: To conduct passive acoustic surveys using a towed hydrophone array...

Gulf of Alaska Line Transect Survey (GOALS II)

Goal: To assess the distribution, abundance and occurrence of marine mammals in the U.S. Navy’s temporary maritime activities area (TMAA) in the Gulf of Alaska. Time Period: 2013 Our Role: Provide the equipment and research personnel to...

Atlantic Marine Assessment Program for Protected Species (AMAPPS)

Goal: To conduct a combined visual and acoustic marine mammal abundance line transect survey in the waters of the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) off the southeast coast of the continental United States.Time Period: 2013 Our...