A correction has been made to the Early Online Version of the article "Estimates of the abundance of cetaceans in the central North Atlantic based on the NASS Icelandic and Faroese shipboard surveys conducted in 2015" by Daniel G. Pike, Thorvaldur Gunnlaugsson, Bjarni Mikkelsen, Sverrir D. Halldórsson, Gísli Víkingsson. A full description of the correction and the reason for it is available at the end of the new version of the article.Read more about Corrigendum
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)