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Aerial survey of marine mammals in East Greenland

Expected field work start date
18 Aug 2017
Expected field work end date
10 Sep 2017
Organisation
Greenland Institute of Natural Resources
Project category
Education
Type of project
Research
Project theme
Marine ecosystems
Project topic
Biology
Marine mammals
Fieldwork country
Canada
Fieldwork region
North-East Greenland

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Narwhales

Aerial survey of:

  1. Narwhals in Scoresby Sound, Dove Bay and Young Sound
  2. Bowhead whales in the Greenland Sea and in the Northeast Water
  3. Examination of past and present walrus haulouts from Nordøstrundingen to Scoresby Sound

Surveys will be carried out using a Twin Otter aircraft with a double-observer configuration. Base will be Contable Pynt, Daneborg, Danmarkshavn, Station Nord.

Last updated
21 Apr 2017