Date
Resource Type
Article
Region
Antarctic
Grade
All Aged
Permission
Download and Share
Organization or Publication
Action News 5 - WMCTV
Author(s)
Kym Clark
Topic
General Life Science
Life Science
Tools and Methods
Ecology
Organisms and Their Environments
Oceanography
Polar Science
Polar Careers
General Polar Science
General Polar Careers

"The seal will capture all sorts of data: the temperature, the salinity of the water, how deep the seals dive and the pressure of the water and return that information via satellite and through this tag."

Read about Alex Eilers expedition to Antarctica to tag Weddell seals. It's hoped that information collected through tagging of seals will lead to a better understanding of ocean climates and seal biology.

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