Writing and Photos By Bethany Augliere I’ll just start by saying that Trip 4 was fantastic! We had spectacular weather, amazing dolphin encounters, and a great group of people. Grand Bahama Island On our crossing over to Grand Bahama Island, some of the crew onboard saw false killer
Last trip of 2017 –Bethany Augliere Where did the summer go? The field season always seems to fly by, and this summer was no different. Our last trip went well, with great weather and several spotted dolphin encounters. All week long, we celebrated the birthday of our founder and research
Trip 4 (June 14th – 23rd) This was our second CHAT trip of the field season. Onboard were my long-term colleagues Dr. Adam Pack and Dr. Matthias Hoffman-Kuhnt. Adam is one of the leading dolphin cognitive researchers in the world and has been involved in our two-way work since 1998.
Trip 3 (May 31st to June 6th) started our first CHAT trip of the season. The CHAT trips are in-house colleague trips where we focus on our underwater computer system. Onboard were Dr. Thad Starner, Celeste Mason, and Chad Ramsey from Georgia Institute of Technology. This year we were transitioning
March 31 2014 article by Dr. Denise Herzing CHAT: Is It A Dolphin Translator Or An Interface? I call it a human/dolphin interface or acoustic keyboard. The word ‘translator” conjures up images of some magical device that somehow utilizes some universally discovered patterns and translates words to the
The Wild Dolphin Project recently took a trip to the Bahamas to see what the dolphins were up to this winter! Winter trips are historically challenging due to cooler north winds causing giant swells in the Gulf Stream. However, with a more flexible schedule we were able to wait it
As I write this blog our field season has ended, but in Taiji, Japan the dolphin slaughter has once again begun. The purposeful slaughter of dolphins is horrific. The thought of families being killed, or witnessing their mothers and brothers being killed, is beyond belief. Despite the decades of
BLOG 2012 Dr. Denise Herzing, Summer 2012 May 2012 Trip 1 – We are back in the Bahamas for our 28th field season study the Atlantic spotted dolphins. First encounter with two mother/calf pairs, Venus/Val and Naia/Nematocyst. Venus is looking pregnant as she swims along side her 2-year old,