Whale Research Tool

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Project Description

Composite Whale Research Tool

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and Composite Engineering fabricated a research tool designed to allow both tagging and testing of whales. Composite materials provided a strong, lightweight solution for investigating the issue of “skinny whales”.

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

photo credit: “Pilot whale” by NOAA Photo Library – anim1057. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pilot_whale.jpg#/media/File:Pilot_whale.jpg