The North Atlantic Marine Mammal Commission (NAMMCO) is proud to announce the completion of Volume 11 of the NAMMCO Scientific Publications series. Sighting Surveys in the North Atlantic: 30 years of counting whales is a collection of papers edited by Geneviève Desportes, Rikke Guldborg Hansen and Daniel G. Pike.Read more about Volume 11 now complete
Sightings Surveys in the North Atlantic: 30 years of counting whales will consist of a series of articles dealing with the results of NASS, a series of internationally coordinated cetacean surveys that were conducted in the North Atlantic in 1987, 1989, 1995, 2001, 2007 and 2015. It will also include articles dealing with other surveys done in the North Atlantic in the period 1987-2016.
Scientific Editors: Geneviève Desportes, Rikke Guldborg Hansen and Daniel Pike.
Series Editor: Fern Wickson.
New articles are published as they are finished.
Cover picture credits:
Platform setup: Troels Jacobsen, PolarImages (upper left)
Data reporting: Marine and Freshwater Research Institute, Iceland (top middle)
Aerial survey team: Carsten Egevang, Greenland Institute of Natural Resources (top right)
Narwhal aerial view: Carsten Egevang, Greenland Institute of Natural Resources (bottom left)
Binoculars: Christophe Pampoulie (bottom middle)
Long-finned pilot whale: Geneviève Desportes (bottom right)