Whale & Dolphin Conservation | Research Overview
Updated: May 4
The Atlantic Naturalist Team has been developing several studies related to cetacean ecology and conservation.
(more info soon)
Coordination: Sara Vieira 2020
Images for photo-identification are collected for all cetaceans sighted during the Naturalist, Science and Tourism expeditions, with our Naturalists onboard.
This material is kept in the Atlantic Naturalist computer in Horta, Faial.
This Data is shared with all our partners that wish to analyse such information, e.g.: IMAR / OKEANUS / University of the Azores; or independent researchers such as Dr. Lisa Steiner.
Whale watching impact
This is one of the topics that ATLANTIC NATURALIST comes accross. Several studies are underway and shall be revealed soon.
Clara Rodrigues is doing a MSc from ISPA
Partners: MARE - Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre; University of the Azores. University of Lisbon
Clara Rodrigues from #ISPA (Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada) in Lisbon presented today her fresh data from 2019 on Delphinids of the Azores. Data from 55 records on Bottlenose, Common, Spotted and Stripped dolphins now goes into analysis for her MSc in 2020. Good luck Clara, we shall post your results as they get published! (Research Topics and preliminary results are ommited here by choice) Thank you everyone participating and sponsoring our trips!