6 record(s) found with the tag "whale" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Ajurak Bioacoustics Bowhead Whale Research Program
Principal Investigator: McCrimmon, Glen
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: This licence was issued for scientific research application #872. The primary objectives of this research are: 1) to test the feasibility of using bioacoustic technology to collect baseline data on Bowhead whale utilization of the Ajurak EL and a control site(s) in the Canadian Beaufort; 2) to evaluate cost-effectiveness, statistical robustness, and safety benefits of this approach versus addit...

Investigation of the nervous and immune systems in the beluga
Principal Investigator: Romano, Tracy
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: This research will examine the nervous (i.e., brain) and immune systems of beluga by collecting these tissues from harvested animals for laboratory analyses. This study will help to determine how contaminants affect the health of belugas. In addition, the data collected may lead to a better understanding of why whales strand themselves on the shoreline as it has been suggested that beached whale...

International conservation strategy for the endangered bowhead whale of Baffin Bay.
Principal Investigator: Finley, Kerry J.
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993 1992
Summary: Since 1983, Word Wildlife Fund has supported research on the bowhead of Isabella Bay. This research, representing the first ever conducted on this species, has identified Isabella Bay to be one of the most important habitats for bowhead in the eastern arctic. The whales use the area to feed, socialize and shelter them from killer whales. The researcher will continue his study of bowhead behavi...

Licence #2071
Principal Investigator: Webb, R.
Licenced Year(s): 1976
Summary: Aerial survey of narwhal and other sea mammals....

Licence #2020
Principal Investigator: Vogl, Wayne
Licenced Year(s): 1976
Summary: Continuation of research on the circulatory system of the narwhal....

Licence #1858
Principal Investigator: Hoek, W.
Licenced Year(s): 1975
Summary: A study of the biology of bowhead whales to determine to what extent, if any, animals are stranded as a result of wounding from the Alaskan hunt....