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That’s the Seal-iest Thing I’ve Heard: Studying Ice Seals in Alaska

March 2, 2021

Erin Moreland, Cynthia Christman, and Heather Ziel, from NOAA Fisheries Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Seattle, WA

What are ice seals and how do we study them? Join researchers from the Polar Ecosystems Program at NOAA Fisheries’ Alaska Fisheries Science Center to learn about bearded, ringed, spotted, and ribbon seals in Alaska and the methods we use to learn more about where they live, how many there are, and where they go.

Resources to access at home:

» Ice Seal Research in Alaska
» Protected Threatened Ice Seals – video
» Developing Artificial Intelligence to Find Ice Seals and Polar Bears from the Sky
» Ice-Associated Seal Ecology Research Survey in the Bering Sea – science field blog
» Joint U.S.-Russian Aerial Surveys for Ice-Associated Seals in the Bering Sea