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Saildrones: Cutting Edge Technology for Ocean Research
Autonomous, ocean-going vessels have been launched from Alaska for oceanic research in the Bering Sea. NOAA has partnered with Saildrone, Inc., to take a look at important Walleye pollock fish stocks, track Northern fur seals and locate right whales.
CalCOFI: An Important Partnership for Marine Resource Management in California
The CalCOFI program has implemented decades of survey research along the California Current Ecosystem to investigate how environmental conditions and fishing activity affect Pacific sardine and other coastal pelagic species populations.
Leatherback Turtles: Understanding the Pacific Population
Leatherbacks have some of the longest migrations of any animal on Earth. Scientists study their movements using satellite tags and their diets using camera tags. Learn where they go, what they eat, and how to help this highly endangered species.