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Listening in on Whales

Listening in on Whales

Because the Arctic and subarctic regions are seasonally ice-covered, it is impossible to keep track of whales visually throughout the year. So scientists eavesdrop on bowhead whale calls using moorings with hydrophones that record their singing. (Illustration by Amy Caracappa-Qubeck, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

Listening in on Whales

Listening in on Whales

Because the Arctic and subarctic regions are seasonally ice-covered, it is impossible to keep track of whales visually throughout the year. So scientists eavesdrop on bowhead whale calls using moorings […]

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