Volume 11, Sightings Surveys in the North Atlantic: 30 years of counting whales, contains a series of articles presenting results from the North Atlantic Survey Series (NASS). This is a series of internationally coordinated cetacean surveys conducted in the North Atlantic in 1987, 1989, 1995, 2001, 2007 and 2015. The volume also includes articles dealing with other surveys done in the North Atlantic in the period 1987-2016, as well as a technical note on new instrumentation and an overview table of the best available abundance estimates for cetacean species in the North Atlantic.
Scientific Editors: Geneviève Desportes, Rikke Guldborg Hansen and Daniel Pike.
Series Editor: Fern Wickson.
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)