Scientists track giant whales by their earthshaking calls

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Fin whales produce some of the loudest noises in the animal kingdom. So loud that marine geophysicists have found fin whale calls recorded by seismometers they use to detect earthquakes. Since these whales haven’t been studied much, scientists are using the whale’s calls to learn more about their behavior.

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Encyclopedia of Puget Sound Web Site

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Encyclopedia of Puget Sound (Beta version) is online as of 16 May 2012 at http://eopugetsound.org This web site offers access to the most relevant and up-to-date scientific information, primarily for researchers and policymakers working to protect and restore Puget Sound. It is, however, also available to everyone else. This online effort is designed as a reference source […]

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