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Maureen Barrett - Harrington Middle School (Mt. Laurel, NJ)
Research Experience: Collaborative Survey of Cetaceans and the Pelagic Ecosystem (CSCAPE) off the U.S. West Coast - Project Web Site
Research Objectives: Assess the abundance and distribution of marine mammals and characterize the pelagic ecosystem off the U.S. West Coast. The pelagic ecosystem within the study area will be characterized through the collection of biological and oceanographic data, seabird studies, and acoustic sampling. A final objective is to conduct biopsy sampling and photo-identification studies of marine mammal species of special interest.
Research funded by: NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service & National Marine Sanctuary Program
Host Researcher: Karin Forney - NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center
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