Doug Nowacek

doug.nowacek@duke.edu
NSOE; MSC

 

Location 1

Research Location
Sakhalin, Russia

Research Objective
To conserve Western Gray Whales via the Western Gray Whale Advisory Panel convened by the IUCN.

Collaborating Institution
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Funding Source/Sponsor
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Students Involved
Reny Tyson (PhD Candidate)

 

Location 2

Research Location
Palmer Station, Western Antarctic Peninsula

Research Objective
1)To study nutrients available on the peninsula from the bottom to top levels and their effect on the ecology of whales and dolphins.

2)To study catacean foraging ecology.

Collaborating Institution
1) Long Term Research

2) Columbia University Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, University of California at Santa Cruz, Organ State University Polar Oceans Research

Funding Source/Sponsor
National Science Foundation

Students Involved
2) Reny Tyson (PhD)

 

Website
https://nicholas.duke.edu/marinelab/people/faculty/nowacek

http://www.iucn.org/wgwap/wgwap/

http://superpod.ml.duke.edu/

 

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