Aerial Surveys of Arctic Marine Mammals

More information on the BOEM project—conducting aerial surveys of arctic marine mammals in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas.

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Location: Eastern Chukchi and Western Beaufort Seas

Timing: July to 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
Alaska Fisheries Science Center
Phillip.Clapham@noaa.gov
(206) 526-4037

Last updated by Alaska Fisheries Science Center on August 26, 2019