NOAA Live! Alaska: Needle in a Haystack: Studying the World's Rarest Large Whale
Interactive webinar connecting NOAA Fisheries scientists and partners with Alaska students, teachers and local communities.
April 27, 2021 - Needle in a Haystack: Studying the World's Rarest Large Whale
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 11:00 am Alaska time
Dana Wright, University of Washington, Cooperative Institute for Climate, Ocean, and Ecosystem Studies (CICOES) and Duke University Marine Laboratory, working with NOAA Fisheries Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Seattle, WA
How do you study the rarest whale on earth in one of the most remote places in the ocean? Come learn how scientists use a variety of tools, including sound recordings, to research the rarest population of whales today – the North Pacific right whale.
Webinar and Live Stream
(The webinar will also be live streamed via Facebook Live on the NOAA Fisheries Alaska Facebook page - @NOAAFisheriesAK.)
NOAA Live! Alaska is a weekly series of interactive webinars, aimed at Alaska students in grades 2–8 (but of interest to all ages!). We will feature NOAA scientists, educators, and partners to explore NOAA’s work in Alaska. Learn about current research. Connect to what’s going on in your communities. Join us to ask questions to our presenters and learn more about weather, oceanography, marine life, fisheries and more in Alaska!
NOAA Live! Alaska is coordinated by NOAA's Alaska Fisheries Science Center, NOAA's Alaska Regional Collaboration Network, and the National Weather Service. The series is modeled on the NOAA Live! webinars coordinated by Woods Hole Sea Grant and the NOAA Regional Collaboration Network. Contact Lisa.Hiruki-Raring@noaa.gov with any questions.