Navigation Links
NOAA tracks winter journeys of seals and penguins in Antarctica
Date:5/11/2010

LA JOLLA, Calif. Scientists from NOAA's Southwest Fisheries Science Center placed 61 satellite tags on fur seals, leopard seals, Weddell seals, chinstrap penguins and gentoo penguins that will allow researchers and the public to track the movements of these animals over the austral winter, which takes place during our summer.

"We typically observe these animals during the austral summer, but have little information of where they go during the winter when weather conditions and ice make it impossible for us to visually monitor them," said George Watters, Director of the Antarctic Ecosystem Research Division at the Southwest Fisheries Science Center. "We are very pleased the public can watch along with us as we follow these animals' winter journeys."

The animals' progress will be mapped weekly at: http://swfsc.noaa.gov/AntarcticPredators/ as part of the Antarctic Marine Living Resources research program designed to support of U.S. Antarctic policy and fisheries management around Antarctica.

Each year, NOAA's Antarctic Ecosystem Research Division (AERD) monitors the Antarctic ecosystem including its predators during the months of October through March, which is summertime in the southern latitudes. This year researchers stayed at Cape Sheriff on Livingston Island, where the satellite tagging was conducted, and at Copacabana on King George Island; a ship-based research survey was also conducted in the region.

Websites with photographs of the research camps, the types of animals tagged and the link to see their movements can be found at the end of this release.

The AERD has conducted ecosystem-based research since the 1980s in support of the international Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources. The convention was signed in 1982, after many Antarctic populations were decimated by unmanaged exploitation.


'/>"/>

Contact: Jim Milbury
jim.milbury@noaa.gov
562-980-4006
NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology technology :

1. 2nd Algae World Europe Tracks Algae Commercialization from Algae Production to High-value Products- Nutraceuticals, Aquaculture Feed, Cosmetics, Biofuels and More
2. NVHR: Stop Liver Cancer Dead in Its Tracks By Closing Funding Gap for Viral Hepatitis Education, Screening Programs
3. New label-free method tracks molecules and drugs in live cells
4. 2008 National Ergonomics Conference Schedule Announced, Features Four New Tracks of Programming and Focus on Corporate Sustainability and Productivity; Most Product Debuts in Expos 14-Year History
5. All done with mirrors: NIST microscope tracks nanoparticles in 3-D
6. Millennium Research Group Offers New Marketrack Service that Tracks European Dental Implant Market
7. Winter Park Home to World's Foremost Producers of Large-Scale Decontamination Equipment
8. The Risk Management and Patient Safety Institute Announces Winter and Spring 2009 Audio Program Lineup, Annual Conference Dates
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/21/2014)... 2014 Polaris Group announced today that ... Phase 1 trial of ADI-PEG 20 in combination ... malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) and non-squamous non-small cell ... on ADI-PEG 20, both as monotherapy and in ... several other indications, including breast cancer, melanomas, ovarian ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... Calif. , Nov. 18, 2014 Cord ... platinum sponsor of the 10th Annual World Stem Cell Summit, ... medicine stakeholders. The 2014 World Stem Cell Summit will be ... San Antonio, Texas . The ... and development of lifesaving cures and therapies, convening the most ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... 17, 2014 Athena Signature Series: Turning Cancer ... Beverly Emerson, a professor in the Regulatory Biology Laboratory at ... recent discovery points to an “off switch” for drug resistance ... how her local research is making a global impact in ... and then join host Cheryl K. Goodman, CEO of Social ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... (PRWEB) November 18, 2014 ... (PTMEG) Industry is professional and in-depth report ... Polytetrahydrofuran basic information, including its definition, characterization, ... industry outline. This exploration covers the worldwide ... worldwide industry examination covering macroeconomic environment & ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Polaris Group Announces Treatment of First Patient in Phase 1 Study of ADI-PEG 20 plus Pemetrexed and Cisplatin in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma And Non-Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma 2Cord Blood Registry Sponsors 2014 World Stem Cell Summit 2Cord Blood Registry Sponsors 2014 World Stem Cell Summit 3PTMEG Market: 2019 Global Polytetrahydrofuran Industry Development Trends & Analysis Now at DeepResearchReports.com 2PTMEG Market: 2019 Global Polytetrahydrofuran Industry Development Trends & Analysis Now at DeepResearchReports.com 3
... CITY, Calif., Nov. 16, 2010 Ingenuity® ... for life science researchers, today announced a ... leader in predictive disease network research.  Under ... industry-leading analysis software, and the Ingenuity® Knowledge ...
... 2010 Semantic Web Challenge -- NEW YORK, November 16, 2010 ... ... if (typeof(lpUnit)==,undefined,) var lpUnit=,PRN,; --> ... function(data) { var s = ,; var first_result; // Results are keyed by longUrl, so we need to grab ...
... Cambridge, MA, November 15, 2010 - Epizyme, Inc., a ... cancer therapeutics against epigenetic targets, today announced the publication ... the National Academy of Sciences (USA). The ... clear path for the translation of basic science into ...
Cached Biology Technology:Ingenuity Systems and Sage Bionetworks Collaborate to Enable Predictive Disease Network Research 2Elsevier Sponsors 2010 Semantic Web Challenge 2Elsevier Sponsors 2010 Semantic Web Challenge 3Elsevier Sponsors 2010 Semantic Web Challenge 4Elsevier Sponsors 2010 Semantic Web Challenge 5Elsevier Sponsors 2010 Semantic Web Challenge 6Elsevier Sponsors 2010 Semantic Web Challenge 7Elsevier Sponsors 2010 Semantic Web Challenge 8Elsevier Sponsors 2010 Semantic Web Challenge 9Elsevier Sponsors 2010 Semantic Web Challenge 10Elsevier Sponsors 2010 Semantic Web Challenge 11Epizyme identifies novel opportunity for treatment of genetically defined human B-cell lymphomas 2
(Date:11/18/2014)... , Nov. 17, 2014   ... and EMC collaborate to develop The Partners Data ... , The Partners Data Lake will allow researcher ... improve diagnostics, treatment and the lives of patients ... research and clinical activities across the Partners system, ...
(Date:11/11/2014)... 2014  Forensicon, Inc., a Chicago ... announce the promotion of Yaniv Schiff from ... In Schiff,s new role as Director, he will lead ... forensics examiners and provide leadership within the company,s digital ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141110/157719 Schiff joined Forensicon in ...
(Date:11/6/2014)... TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A groundbreaking paper from a team ... better understanding of how plants could adapt to and ... The research, published in the latest issue of the ... how chromatin (the complex of DNA and proteins) is ... material, so that some genes are turned on and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Partners HealthCare and EMC Unite to Solve Health Care's Toughest Challenges Using Big Data 2Partners HealthCare and EMC Unite to Solve Health Care's Toughest Challenges Using Big Data 3Partners HealthCare and EMC Unite to Solve Health Care's Toughest Challenges Using Big Data 4Partners HealthCare and EMC Unite to Solve Health Care's Toughest Challenges Using Big Data 5Yaniv Schiff Promoted to Director of Digital Forensics at Forensicon, Inc. 2Maize analysis yields whole new world of genetic science 2
... hormone best known for stimulating the production of red blood ... by Cell Press in the January 27th issue of the ... influences on infectious and inflammatory diseases and may be useful ... a cytokine hormone that stimulates the production of red blood ...
... Aware, Inc. (Nasdaq: AWRE ), a leading technology ... scheduled a conference call to discuss the company,s operating results ... February 3, 2011, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. President and ... earnings conference call. This call is being webcast ...
... WI, JANUARY 19, 2011 Invasive broadleaf weeds ... the chemical atrazine in herbicides to protect their plants. ... term residual control of many weed species. However, the ... farmers in northeastern Colorado. In a collaborative study ...
Cached Biology News:Red blood cell hormone modulates the immune system 2Aware, Inc. Announces Q4 and FY2010 Earnings Conference Call 2
Affinity Purified Rabbit Anti-mouse sRANKL Biotinylated Polyclonal Antibody...
Rabbit polyclonal to FOXJ2 ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 55810 SwissProtID: Q9P0K8...
Selenoprotein P Purified Anti-Mouse clone 35, Isotype Mouse IgG 2b , 50 µg Consult technical datasheet for details....
Mouse monoclonal [3B6] to HSV1 + HSV2 ICP5 Major Capsid Protein ( Abpromise for all tested applications)....
Biology Products: