NOAA Teacher at Sea
Onboard NOAA Ship David Starr Jordan
August 1 – 20, 2005
Mission: Cetacean Abundance Survey
Geographical Area: U.S. West Coast
Date: August 8, 2005
Science and Technology Log
Choppy seas have made observations a bit challenging today. Observers were able to spot a fin whale and calf this morning and another fin whale this afternoon. The day ended with sperm whale sightings. Our current position is increasing the number and variety of bird sightings.