Satellite Tracking of Sooty Shearwaters

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by Rich Hoyer on November 26, 2010 · 1 comment

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Satellite technologies, similar to those used by cell phone companies, are enabling scientists to track the Sooty Shearwater seabird species. The data helps to identify critical at-sea habitats for marine life and can further ecosystem-based management of the forage species on which seabirds and other marine predators rely. Read the full news post at the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Sea Grant California website.

Photo: Sooty Shearwater copyright Tim Lenz

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