Sunday, November 17, 2013

{Flight} 17 November 2013 Great South Channel and Franklin Basin

Third flight in a row! What a busy weekend!


DATE: 11/17/2013

PLATFORM:   Twin Otter NOAA57
HOURS FLOWN: 5:00
AREA SURVEYED: Great South Channel & Franklin Basin
PURPOSE OF FLIGHT:   SCOPEX; Sawtooth
TRACKLINE BOUNDS:
W line 6957
E line 6714
N line 4224
S line 4124
BEAUFORT RANGE:   2-4
OTHER SPECIES OF NOTE:   2 Humpback whales, 2 Fin whales, 16 Pilot
whales, 210 Common dolphins, 30 Bottlenose dolphins, 3 Harbor
porpoise, and 1 Basking shark
COMMENTS:   Surveyed 1 line of SCOPEX-North, then Franklin Basin, then
1 line of SCOPEX-North in excellent conditions
RIGHT WHALE SIGHTINGS (# of Eg and Location):  no right whales sighted

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