Harald Yurk is a bioacoustics specialist with the Aquatic Ecosystems and Marine Mammals Division of Fisheries and Oceans Canada in Vancouver. Over the past 25 years, his research has focused on the acoustics of killer whales. He is currently working for the Oceans Protection Plan to reduce the risk of collision between ships and whales, particularly with southern resident killer whales. He is studying options for whale detection and alerts to ships as well as other management measures to mitigate the impact of the maritime traffic.

He will give a conference at the Center of Interpretation on Marine Mammals in Tadoussac, on July 24, at 8 pm. Come and join us to learn more about Harald Yurk work. The talk is about finding ways of reducing the threat of vessel traffic on whales and other marine mammals.

Where: Center of Interpretation on Marine Mammals (108 de la Cale-Sèche, Tadoussac)

When: July 24, 8pm

How much: FREE!

News - 18/7/2019

Équipe du GREMM

Led by scientific director Robert Michaud, the research team of the Group for Research and Education on Marine Mammals (GREMM) studies St. Lawrence beluga whales and large rorquals (humpback, blue and fin whales) at sea. The Bleuvet and the BpJAM leave the port of Tadoussac every morning to gather valuable information on the life of the whales of the St. Lawrence Estuary.

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