Dolphins and Drones— Studying Behavior from Above
As any scientist will tell you, field work is no walk in the park. In our case, the research depends on calm enough weather, a smoothly running boat, and the agenda of wild dolphins. The ocean could be as flat as glass— but if the dolphins aren’t interested in our
2018 Field Season: Trip 6
By Cassie Volker Unfortunately, the weather got the best of us this trip. We had mostly sunny skies during the days, but the wind was whipping like crazy! When we have high winds the water becomes too rough for us to work and we end up anchoring for cover.
2018 Field Season: Trip 5
By Liah McPherson We began Trip 5 of our field season on the Little Bahama Bank, off Grand Bahama Island, retrieving the acoustic receivers that were deployed on Trip 3 and looking for the elusive spotted dolphins in that region. (To learn more about these receivers check out
Trip 4: Smooth Seas and Lots of Dolphins
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