Accession Number : AD0640977

Title :   RADIO-TAGGING OF WHALES.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION MASS

Personal Author(s) : Schevill,William E. ; Watkins,William A.

Report Date : MAY 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 30

Abstract : The authors recount a series of attempts to tag and track whales at sea without catching them. Radio transmitters of 140 Mc were attached to the backs of whales from helicopters. Tracking the tagged whales was attempted by ship and by airplane receiving systems. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CETACEA, *TRACKING), RADIO TRANSMITTERS

Subject Categories : Biological Oceanography
      Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment
      Telemetry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE