Counting Weddell Seals in Antarctica
|Goal||Help scientists create an accurant count of seals.|
|Task||Count Weddell seals using satellite imagery.|
|Where||Online only Antarctica, Antarctica|
Have your students help scientists count Weddell seals using satellite imagery.
In this activity, we ask for your help in counting the seals using satellite images. Scientists need all the help they can in creating an accurate count. We hope you will take the time to join our team and help do the counting as the images come in several times every season.
|How to Join||
Go here for the instructions, a counting tutorial, and the images.
access to the internet to download the images and use of the computer to help in the counting.
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families|
|Spend the Time||indoors|
|Type of Activity||Exclusively online|
|Tags||Antarctica, population counts, population dynamics, satellite imagery, seals|
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