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Aerial survey of marine mammals in East Greenland

General

Project start
18.08.2017
Project end
10.09.2017
Type of project
Research
Project theme
Marine ecosystems
Project topic
Biology
Marine mammals

Fieldwork / Study

Fieldwork country
Greenland (DK)
Fieldwork region
Greenland, North-East
Fieldwork location

Geolocation is 77.103654456156, -17.412597835064

Fieldwork start
18.08.2017
Fieldwork end
10.09.2017

Project details

24.09.2018
Science / project plan

Aerial survey of:

  1. Narwhals in Scoresby Sound, Dove Bay and Young Sound
  2. Bowhead whales in the Greenland Sea and in the Northeast Water
  3. Examination of past and present walrus haulouts from Nordøstrundingen to Scoresby Sound

Surveys will be carried out using a Twin Otter aircraft with a double-observer configuration. Base will be Contable Pynt, Daneborg, Danmarkshavn, Station Nord.

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