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RAPID: Linking the Movement Patterns and Foraging Behavior of Humpback Whales to their Prey across Multiple Spatial Scales within the LTER Study Region
Entry ID: NSF-ANT12-50208

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Whales play a central role in the ecology and biogeochemistry of the Southern Ocean. However, little is known regarding their distribution and behavior, in part because of challenges associated with studying these organisms from large research vessels. This research will take advantage of the unique opportunity presented by the 2012-2013 test run of the smaller, more mobile R/V Point Sur. This ...

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Description: NSF Award Abstract #1250208.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -63.0   S: -70.0   E: -60.0   W: -80.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2012-09-15
Stop Date: 2013-08-31
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United States Antarctic Program Data Center
Data Center URL: http://www.usap-data.org/
Dataset ID: NSF-ANT12-50208

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Email: info at usap-data.org
Contact Address:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Email: ari.friedlaender at oregonstate.edu
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Oregon State University Marine Mammal Institute
City: Newport
Province or State: OR
Postal Code: ??97365
Country: US
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DIF Creation Date: 2014-03-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-08-18