Accession Number:

AD0640977

Title:

RADIO-TAGGING OF WHALES.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION MASS

Report Date:

1966-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

Abstract:

The authors recount a series of attempts to tag and track whales at sea without catching them. Radio transmitters of 140 Mc were attached to the backs of whales from helicopters. Tracking the tagged whales was attempted by ship and by airplane receiving systems. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Biological Oceanography
  • Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment
  • Telemetry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE