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Students Learn the Value of Cetacean Strandings in Detecting Coastal Change

Published on: 06/02/2016
Primary Contact(s): wayne.mcfee@noaa.gov

More than 20 students and faculty from the University of Georgia’s Maymester program visited NCCOSinCharleston, SC to learn how cetacean strandings can be used for coastal change detection. The lecture, discussion, and tour of the facility included information on recent unusual mortality events, weather anomalies, microplastic ingestion, coastal development, and shared spatial use for resources between humans and dolphins.

For more information, please contact Wayne McFee.

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