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Ocean observations using tagged animals

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Fabien Roquet, Lars Boehme, Barbara Block, Jean Benoit Charrasin, Daniel Costa, Christophe Guinet, Robert G. Harcourt, Mark A. Hindell, Luis A. Hückstädt, Clive R. McMahon, Bill Woodward, Michael Andre Fedak

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“Biologging” through temporary attachment of miniaturized data loggers on marine animals is revolutionizing the science of marine ecology (Block et al., 2011; Hussey et al., 2015). It also offers new capabilities to observe the ocean. In addition to collecting location and depth information useful for studying foraging behavior, these devices can record vertical profiles of temperature and salinity (Fedak, 2004; Costa et al., 2010), data that are used to improve knowledge of ocean state and its variability.
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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)139-139
JournalOceanography
Volume30
Issue number2
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StatePublished - Jun 2017

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