Alaska SeaLife Center Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Remote Monitoring Pilot Study - May – August 2011
Final report of a pilot study by the Alaska SeaLife Center conducted in collaboration with LGL Alaska Research Associates on Cook Inlet beluga whales in the Little Susitna River
This report covers activities and results from May 2011 to August 2011. The study had two primary objectives:
- Evaluate the use of remotely-controlled video cameras for studying Cook Inlet beluga whales.
- Monitor the frequency of occurrence, relative abundance, and surface behavior of beluga whales near the mouth of the Little Susitna River during the ice-free months of 2011.