Project Description

Testing seismic location techniques to track whales

Andreia Pereira (PhD student supported by the EARTHSYSTEMS doctoral school, IDL) and José Luis Duarte (technician, IDL) participated in a research campaign around Svalbard, carried out between 10th and 27th of September 2016. The campaign was a collaboration between Instituto Dom Luiz, Norwegian Polar Institute and the University of St. Andrews. The aim of this campaign was to attach satellite tags to fin and blue whales in order to understand their movements and their migration routes.

Video of the mission.