Multi-scale and multidisciplinary analysis of baleen whale distribution in the Western Antarctic Peninsula

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IWC- SO GLOBEC Collaboration


“Define how spatial and temporal variability in the physical and biological environment influence cetacean species in order to determine those processes in the marine ecosystem which best predict long-term changes in cetacean distribution, abundance, stock structure, extent and timing of migrations and fitness.”


SUMMARY (cont.)

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Distance From Shore

2002 Ice & Humpback Whales

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Broad Scale

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Cetacean sightings vs ADCP measured current speeds, NBP0103

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Cetacean sightings vs BIOMAPER acoustic backscatter, NBP0103

Cetacean sightings vs bathymetry
NBP0103 vs NBP0202 & LMG0203

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