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22 06, 2015

WhaleReport App Released Today Amidst Sightings of Killer Whales in Burrard Inlet

By |2015-06-22T22:33:53+00:00June 22nd, 2015|Categories: News, Research & Development, SMRUC North America|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Today the Vancouver Aquarium released its new app ‘WhaleReport’ to help citizens log marine mammal and sea turtle sightings as part of the B.C. Cetacean’s Sighting Network (BCCSN). The new app has a species identification guide and uses GPS locations to allow boaters to log marine mammal sightings on the go, even while offline! […]

18 06, 2015

Fancy Stats Lead to Better Estimates of Killer Whale Habitat Use

By |2015-06-18T00:44:55+00:00June 18th, 2015|Categories: SMRUC North America, Stats|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Our University of St. Andrews colleagues at SMRU and CREEM are making use of some fancy stats to determine better estimates of Southern Resident killer whale (SRKW) habitat use in the Pacific Northwest. Assessing and mapping the habitat use of this population is tricky business as a result of the complex topography of the area, which [...]