To conduct a multi-year examination of relationships amongst krill and ocean predators in Western Antarctic Peninsula. Specifically, to conduct assessments of the density and distribution of predators in relation to the local physical and biological oceanography, using sightings generated through vessel-based surveys.
Columbia University, Rutgers University, Virginia Institute of Marine Science
National Science Foundation
To test the deployment of cell-phone tags on gray seals. To collect data essential to any study of the ecological role of seals in the gulf of Maine. To provide information relevant to the study of operational interactions (by catch, depredation) between seals and fisheries in the local region.
International Fund for Animal Welfare
International Fund of Animal Welfare
TJ Young, Mattew Bowers
To test the utility of cost-effective social media-driven citizen science technologies in both the urban and remote parts of Western Australia.
To test the utility of freely available smartphone and social media applications as tools for collecting data on the presence of coastal marine species and threats. To empower local people to collect, share , and analyze these data with a growing set of mapping tools being developed by BlueCloud Spatial.
Murdoch University, BlueCloud Spatial, Gaia Resources
LotteryWest, Murdoch University, Ocean Foundation