North Atlantic Right Whale Sighting Survey Team

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 Twin Otter

The NOAA Twin Otter is a highly maneuverable, versatile aircraft which can be flown slowly and in tight circles. It is a high-winged, unpressurized, twin-engine turboprop aircraft equipped with color weather radar, radar altimeter, dual GPS/Loran-C navigation systems with scientific data drops, and camera ports. A standard flight crew consists of two NOAA pilots and three scientists.

 

 

 

 

 

Tim Cole

 

Tim Cole

Tim Cole is the aerial survey team lead, and marine mammal observer for both aerial and shipboard surveys.  He works primarily on analysis of whale distribution and serious injury and mortality determinations on large whale stocks in the Atlantic.

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Duley

 

Peter Duley

Peter Duley is a marine mammal observer for aerial and shipboard surveys, and has been at the lab since 2000.  His specialty is in field work with small boats, biopsy of marine mammals, photography, and aerial photogrammetry.

 

 

 

 

 

 Allison

 

Allison Henry

Allison Henry is a marine mammal observer for aerial and shipboard surveys and has been at NEFSC since 2004.  She works primarily on right whale photo identification and serious injury and mortality determinations on large whale stocks in the Atlantic.

 

 

 

 

Christin

 

 

 Christin Khan

Christin Khan is a marine mammal observer for aerial and shipboard surveys.  She works primarily on data quality assurance and submission to the Northeast Fisheries Science Center Oracle database, North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium database, and OBIS-SEAMAP along with writing the annual NARWSS and SAS reports.

 

 

 

 

Leah Crowe

 

Leah Crowe

Leah Crowe is a marine mammal observer for aerial and shipboard surveys.  She excels in modernizing our data management workflow.

 

  

 

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