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Spectacled eider duckling update!

Posted on: September 22, 2017Posted in: 60 North Science Blog
Our first spectacled eider ducklings hatched around Summer Solstice and we have been rocking ever since trying to understand the effect of salinity on duckling growth!
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New milestones in southern sea otter conservation

Posted on: September 1, 2017Posted in: 60 North Science Blog
A collaboration between the Alaska SeaLife Center, Monterey Bay Aquarium, and the Marine Mammal Center is enhancing the conservation of sea otters in the North Pacific Ocean!
Read More »Tags: Veterinary Marine Mammal Center Monterey Bay Aquarium Collaborators Health Telemetry LHX Sea otter

A picture is worth a thousand data points

Posted on: September 8, 2017Posted in: 60 North Science Blog
In order to find out what habitat features an animal prefers, we need to be able to measure and monitor the environment. How do we do that? With remote sensing, a picture really is worth a thousand data points!
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In Focus: Unexpected company

Posted on: August 28, 2017Posted in: 60 North Science Blog
ASLC researchers had some company while collecting samples on a beach in Lake Clark National Park!
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Introducing Steller sea lion pup: KULIAK!

Posted on: August 21, 2017Posted in: 60 North Science Blog
Kuliak, a male Steller sea lion pup was born on June 22, 2017! Learn about the ASLC breeding program and how this is helping us learn about the reproductive physiology of adult female Steller sea lions.
Read More »Tags: Steller sea lion Reproduction Physiology Health Breeding