Project Sponsors

The LHX project is currently supported through these grants:

 

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The North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) is supporting the deployment of 2nd generation LHX-2 tags on female Steller sea lions in the Gulf of Alaska (Award R1310; 2013 - 2016).

 

 

PCCR lgogoThe Pollock Conservation Cooperative Research Center is supporting the deployment of 2nd generation LHX-2 tags on female Stellers in the Gulf of Alaska (2013 - 2016).

 

 

NPFF Logo The North Pacific Fisheries Foundation is supporting the deployment of 2nd generation LHX-2 tags on female Stellers in the Gulf of Alaska (2013-2016).

 

 

 

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The LHX project has received support in the past from:

The National Science Foundation (NSF) supported the development of the next generation LHX-2 tags (Award 0964253; 2010 - 2014).

The North Pacific Research Board supported the deployment of 1st generation LHX-1 tags on juvenile Steller sea lions in the Gulf of Alaska (2009-2012).

The North Pacific Marine Science Foundation (using NOAA funds) supported the development of new analytical methods for processing LHX tag data (2007-2009).

The Alaska Sea Life Center (using NOAA funds) provided direct support and additional amounts in logistic support for juvenile sea lion capture, holding and surgical facility, and for the participation of ASLC personnel in the project (2004-2010).

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) provided support for the large-scale deployment of first generation LHX tags on juvenile Steller sea lions in the Gulf of Alaska in collaboration with the Alaska Sea Life Center (2001-2008).

The Pollock Conservation Cooperative Research Center supported the development of surgical implantation methods and validation of implant techniques on rehabilitated California sea lions at The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, CA (2001 - 2004), and supported satellite data recovery fees for LHX-1 tags deployed in the Gulf of Alaska (2009-2012).

The North Pacific Marine Research Program supported the development and testing of the first generation LHX transmitters in collaboration with Wildlife Computers, Inc. (1999 - 2001).

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Participating Institutions

The Alaska Sea Life Center
The Marine Mammal Center
The University of Alaska Fairbanks
Oregon State University

Acknowledgements

The LHX project would have been impossible without the extensive efforts by many team members, participants and collaborators, in particular:

Markus Horning (Oregon State University)

Jo-Ann Mellish, Pamela Tuomi, Carrie Goertz, Kathy Woods, Jane Belovarac, John Maniscalco (Alaska SeaLife Center).

Roger Hill (Wildlife Computers)

Martin Haulena (The Marine Mammal Center, Vancouver Aquarium)

The Alaska SeaLife Center Capture Team, husbandry & veterinary staff 

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Photo Credits

Chip Arnold
Michelle Caudle
Heather Down
Scott Eckert
Millie Gray
Markus Horning
Julianna Kim
Kimberly Raum-Suryan
John Skinner
Jamie Thomton
Jason Waite
Wildlife Computers