Whales from Space: Surveying Baleen Whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence using VHR Satellite Imagery

Ship strikes and fishing gear entanglement in particular have put right whales at risk of extinction with approximately 400 of this species remaining. Monitoring the remaining whale requires reliable detection of whales over large spatial scales. Traditionally, whale population size and distribution are estimated using trained experts on survey boats and planes. This project will […]

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