Aerial Surveys of Arctic Marine Mammals

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Location: Eastern Chukchi and Western Beaufort Seas

Timing: July - October

Funding: NOAA, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)

Project: The BOEM – funded Aerial Surveys of Arctic Marine Mammals (ASAMM) project conducts aerial surveys for marine mammals in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas. Data from these surveys are used to provide real-time data on marine mammal distribution, relative abundance, habitat use, and behavior.

Contact

  • Phillip Clapham, Program Manager, Cetacean Assessment and Ecology Program

Last updated by Alaska Fisheries Science Center on May 15, 2018