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Polar Ecosystems Program Results

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Marine Mammal Laboratory Staff Publications by Year

The following documents provide citable lists of all Marine Mammal Laboratory publications by year since 2000.
Humpback whale spotted during ASAMM 2019.

Multi-Year Study Seeks to Understand Potential Impact of Tour Vessels on Harbor Seals in Alaska's Disenchantment Bay

Scientists work to identify potential impacts of tour vessels on harbor seal populations in the bay.
April 04, 2018 - Feature Story ,
Harbor seals using glacial ice in Disenchantment Bay, Alaska. Photo by John Jansen, NOAA Fisheries

Harbor Seal Survey in Alaska

Two NOAA Twin Otter aircraft were used to conduct the aerial surveys with the support of NOAA’s Aircraft Operations Center.
Alaska harbor seal survey effort in 2015.

Harbor Seal Research in Alaska

We conduct research on Alaska harbor seal population abundance and trends, a priority for the Alaska Fisheries Science Center since the 1980s. We are required to conduct this research under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, which established a
A harbor seal returning to the water after being tagged on a research vessel. Image credit: Dave Withrow. Permit number: 15126.

Alaska Research Surveys

Our scientists at NOAA Fisheries Alaska, are involved in an array of ongoing field studies and surveys, to help us better understand and document the current state of marine life and their habitats within the Alaskan region.

Ice Seal Research in Alaska

Research on bearded, ringed, spotted and ribbon seals.
Ribbon seal on the Ice in Alaska

Studying At-Risk Harbor Seals in Western Aleutians - Post 5

Studying At-Risk Harbor Seals in the Western Aleutians

Research to help increase our understanding of harbor seals in the Aleutian Islands.
September 30, 2016 - Survey ,
A tagged harbor seal pauses at the exit before departing the R/V Norseman.

Studying At-Risk Harbor Seals in Western Aleutians - Post 4

Studying At-Risk Harbor Seals in the Western Aleutians

Research to help increase our understanding of harbor seals in the Aleutian Islands.
September 27, 2016 - Survey ,
Studying At Risk Harbor Seals in Western Aleutians 5, photo by Josh London