5 record(s) found with the tag "whale" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Baffin Bowhead Monitoring Station, Igalirtuuq.
Principal Investigator: Finley, K.J.
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993 1992
Summary: The study will be conducted from the permanent station on Nipple Hill at Nuvuktiapik. Surveyor instruments will be used to document whale numbers and their feeding behavior in Aqvik and Kater Valleys. The research team will attach as many as four radio tags in order to learn more about the feeding behavior and depth that the whales are feeding at. The team will also photograph the whales and us...


Behavioural and Physiological Studies of Belgua Whales and Narwhal in the High Arctic
Principal Investigator: Smith, Thomas
Licenced Year(s): 1994
Summary: This is an ongoing study since 1973 and has described the population size and behaviour of belugas. UHF tagged animals have outlined the migratory routes and seasonal movements of the whales. The researcher is now using newly designed tags which are linked by satellite to relay position, dive duration and depth and heart rate of the whales....


Responses of marine mammals to vessel noise
Principal Investigator: Cosens, Susan
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1992
Summary: In this final year of the study, the researcher will be testing the responses of beluga whales to previously recorded underwater (background) and boat noise. The whales' behaviour to the recorded noises will be measured as a way to determine if belugas alter their behaviour to boat traffic....


Licence #2604
Principal Investigator: Richardson, W. John
Licenced Year(s): 1980
Summary: Four Basic Objectives: a) To document the normal behaviour patterns of the bowhead whale; b) Determine type and quantity of responses if any, of bowheads to boats and aircraft passing at various distances; c) Determine the type and quantity of responses if any, of bowheads to underwater playbacks of recorded industrial noises; d) Dete...


Licence #2583
Principal Investigator: Hobbs, Larry
Licenced Year(s): 1980
Summary: To develop a capability to track and tag large cetaceans (whales). This capability will allow for tracking of these mammals in order to better understand their behaviour and to assess possible impacts of oil and gas developments on them....


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