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December 23, 2020
by Charles Littnan2020 has been a testing year for all of us. It has also been hard for non-profits, such as the Society for Marine Mammalogy, as charitable donations have declined while the world navigates financial uncertainty. These donations fund some of our most vital functions like supporting student travel, small grants in aid of research, and […]
December 2, 2020
SMM Seminars: Editors’ Select Series – Assessing the lethality of ship strikes on whales using simple biophysical models
by Administrator AccountAbout this presentation: An interesting pattern of dead whales known to be killed by blunt trauma is that not all of them have broken bones. So if lethal collisions do not need to generate enough force per unit area (i.e. stress) to break bones, we wondered what a lethal amount of stress might be. We […]
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