Final Design Package Including Drawings and Specifications Integrated Measurement of Naval Sonar Operations and Precise CetaceanLocations: Integration of Fastloc GPS into a Limpet Tag
Technical Report,23 Aug 2016,22 Aug 2017
Alaska Sealife Center Seward
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The objective of this project was to integrate a Fastloc GPS into a remotely deployed medium-duration satellite dart tag suitable for attachment to a beaked whale. This modification will allow the opportunistic medium-term weeks to months monitoring of the reaction of cetaceans, including sonar-sensitive Blainvilles Mesoplodon densirostris and CuviersZiphius cavirostris beaked whales, to Mid-Frequency Active MFA sonar operations with a high degree of spatial precision not currently available with medium-term satellite tags.
- Biological Oceanography