A Quantitative, Hierarchical Approach for Detecting Drift Dives and Tracking Buoyancy Changes in Southern Elephant Seals

Elephant SealsElephant seals! Who doesn’t love an elephant seal? Researchers studied over 17,622 high-resolution dive profiles from Wildlife Computers tags to detect drift dives and buoyancy changes in southern elephant seals. This new method may lead to greater understanding of an elephant seal’s energy expenditure and budget. Read the paper.

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