Dataset: seals_morphometrics
Deployment: LMG0205

Seal morphometrics
Co-Principal Investigator: 
Jennifer Burns (University of Alaska, Anchorage, UAA)
Daniel P. Costa (University of California-Santa Cruz, UC Santa Cruz)
BCO-DMO Data Manager: 
Ms Dicky Allison (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI BCO-DMO)
Coordinated Deployments:

Seal Studies, Southern Ocean GLOBEC, Seal Morphometrics Data

* Blubber depths determined by ultrasound

For additional details on sampling and analytical methods see:
Burns, Jennifer M., Daniel P. Costa, Michael A. Fedak, Mark A. Hindell, Corey J.A. Bradshaw, Nicholas C. Gales, Birgitte McDonald, Stephan J. Trumble, Daniel E. Crocker, 2004. Winter habitat use and foraging behavior of crabeater seals along the Western Antarctic Peninsula. Deep-Sea Research II vol 51, pp 2279-2303.

Links to companion seal files:
General Seal Background Information
Seal Physiology - bloodwork
Seal Predicted Mass
Seal Tracking Locations From Satellite Tags

Contact Information:
Jennifer Burns, Ph.D.
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Alaska
Anchorage, AK 99508

Daniel P. Costa Ph.D.
Long Marine Laboratory
University of California
100 Shaffer Rd
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Office: 831 459-2786
FAX: 831 459-3383

last updated April 25, 2006

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