Accession Number : AD1014241

Title :   Design of a Multi-Week Sound and Motion Recording and Telemetry (SMRT) Tag for Behavioral Studies on Whales

Descriptive Note : Technical Report

Corporate Author : Wildlife Computers Redmond United States

Personal Author(s) : Johnson,Mark ; McConnell,Bernie ; Lindstrom,Todd ; Andrews,Russ

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Report Date : 30 Sep 2015

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : This project will lead to the development of new tag technology to study the behavioral effects of sound on wild marine mammals over extended time intervals. This technology will enable fine-scale studies of sound exposure and responses under authentic conditions and will provide data needed to assess the biological significance of responses.

Descriptors :   whales , TELEMETERING DATA , behavior , underwater acoustics , noise (sound) , RECORDING SYSTEMS , exposure (physiology) , risk analysis , engineering , data processing , energy consumption , circuits , flow noise , electronic circuits , radio signals , fabrication

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE