Gisela Heckel

Gisela Heckel

May 25, 2016

Group 6 Copy 59
2
Please wait...

About This Project

Pacific Harbor seals use land to give birth to pups and molt, but once they return to the ocean to forage many seals do not survive. We have been studying this subspecies in Mexico since 2008. We describe their distribution, population size, and feeding habits. The goal of this new project is to describe where seals are traveling by using satellite tags. By knowing where the seals go we can identify important areas for marine conservation.

Blast off!

Browse Other Projects on Experiment

Related Projects

Identification and optimization of silica- and silicate-degrading enzymes for atmospheric CO2 removal

Rock weathering is a process whereby atmospheric CO2 reacts with silicate minerals, promoting formation...

Can we improve carbon capture in cyanobacteria with directed evolution?

Cyanobacteria are photosynthetic bacteria that convert CO₂ into oxygen using light. They are abundant in...

Searching for new deep sea brittle star species in museum specimens

JP / EN The deep sea brittle star or Asteronyx loveni collections at the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle...

Backer Badge Funded

A biology project funded by 31 people