Support from the air

Images of the NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter underway on a beautiful day, taken from the NOAA Twin Otter right whale aerial survey plane May 28 by Jennifer Gatzke of NEFSC’s aerial survey team.  The team aboard the Twin Otter have been working with the observer and scientific team aboard the Gunter to help locate right whales from the air.

NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter on the right whale survey. Photo by Jennifer Gatzke, NEFSC/NOAA.

NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter on the right whale survey. Photo by Jennifer Gatzke, NEFSC/NOAA.

Gordon Gunter bow

Another view of the Gordon Gunter, taken May 28 from the NOAA Twin Otter aerial survey airplane by Jennifer Gatzke, NEFSC/NOAA

To find out more about the right whale sightings and the aerial survey team, visit the North Atlantic Right Whale Sighting  Survey web site. Follow the track of the Gordon Gunter (GU) on the NOAA Ship tracker web site.

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