Deepwater Horizon oil spill: 2014 follow-up

Dec 16, 2014 No comments By

The SDRP has continued its involvement with NOAA’s investigation of the potential impacts
of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. A peer-reviewed article by
Dr. Lori Schwacke and numerous co-authors was published in
the journal Environmental Science & Technology, comparing the health of dolphins in heavily-oiled Barataria Bay, Louisiana in 2011 to the health of the Sarasota Bay dolphins, [...]

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Our Approach Toward Helping Dolphins

Dec 13, 2014 No Comments

Our desire with each research or conservation project in Florida or elsewhere is to contribute to a better understanding of the structure and dynamics of populations of small cetaceans (dolphins, whales, and porpoises). We also study the natural and anthropogenic factors (factors of human origin) that impact them. We use an interdisciplinary and collaborative approach [...]

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Reflections of an intern from Brazil

Dec 12, 2014 No Comments

Working as an SDRP intern was the greatest experience I could ever have had during the summer of 2013. I had the opportunity to go on dolphin surveys, fish surveys, shark boats and an acoustics project which gave me a lot of experience on field research methods.  I learned a lot about the Sarasota dolphin [...]

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