Bringing Data to the Surface: Shark Science #3
Collecting data as a scientist is a difficult task no matter what you’re doing. Collecting data on sharks is a beast to it’s own. This week I wanted to share a unique way that my friend, Dr. Nick Whitney and his team are collecting data from sharks off the west coast of FL.
Essentially they’ve come up with a way of putting their accelerometers into a float package, that will pop off the sharks in a day or two.
Read the full paper describing the process here: http://www.animalbiotelemetry.com/content/4/1/12
By: Untamed Science.