OSU Prof Uses Drones, GoPros to Track Oregon Gray Whale Behavior, Poop
Using drones deployed in the air and GoPros underwater, Oregon State University marine ecologist Dr. Leigh Torres recently completed her fourth field season documenting previously unseen behaviors of gray whales – and gathering their poop – off the Oregon coast.
Torres also is the lead investigator on a collaborative project to determine where whales hang out by conducting repeat surveys along the Oregon coast four times a month for two years. The collaborative project with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, U.S. Coast Guard, ...
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