Principal Investigator:Insley, Stephen J Licenced Year(s):
The main objective of the current study is to assess the impacts of increased shipping and sea-ice loss on marine mammals in the eastern Beaufort Sea. The primary methodology is passive acoustic monitoring at the western entrance to the Northwest Passage shipping route, particularly the Amundsen Gulf and Banks Island area.
To accomplish the objectives, the research team have designed a program ...
Principal Investigator:Insley, Stephen J Licenced Year(s):20162015
The goal of this project is to design and maintain a long-term, locally-based, monitoring program focused on ringed seals (Pusa hispida) and bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus) in the Darnley Bay region, NWT. The goal of the first season is to conduct a pilot season from which the results will be used to determine the specific methodology moving forward. There are four main specific goals of the m...