New SOCAL-BRS publication on fin whale vocalizations

The SOCAL-BRS team is proud to announce the publication of an important new paper on the calling behavior of endangered fin whales (like the one below, tagged with one of the sensors described in the paper – credit J. Calambokidis under NMFS permit #14534). Dr. Alison...

SOCAL-BRS in the Field – Follow us!

On behalf of all the collaborators and partnering organizations that are a part of the amazing field research effort known as the Southern California Behavioral Response Study (SOCAL-BRS), I would like to make folks who follow our blog aware that we have just started...

Good start with fin whales

SOCAL-BRS is now operational for our second field phase of 2015. We are working with several research vessels including the Truth out of Santa Barbara and have been searching the coastal and offshore waters for our focal species. These include endangered blue and fin...

SOCAL-14 REPORT AVAILABLE

On behalf of the research team collaborating on the SOCAL-BRS project to study the behavior of marine mammals in southern California and their responses to human sounds including military sonar, I am pleased to report the completion of our 2014 annual research report....

SOCAL-15 PUBLIC SUMMARY AVAILABLE

The new SOCAL-15 page on www.socal-brs.org is now available at: <https://sea-inc.net/socal-brs/socal-15/>. On this page you will find a public summary of our research plans for 2015 <https://sea-inc.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/SOCAL15-summary.pdf>. We...

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