Infographic: whale population and marine ecosystem biodiversity - monitoring methods

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Description: Summary of Whale population and marine ecosystem biodiversity - monitoring methods

An infographic shows a simplified methods to track marine mammals in the Arctic. On the left there is an image of a satellite with a text underneath the image "satellite imagery". Beside the image of the satellite there is an image of a plane with a text underneath the image "aerial surveys". Beside the image of the plane there is an image of binoculars a text underneath the image "in-situ observations". Starting from the left again there is an image of a Canadian Coast Guard research ship sending signals to an image of a sensor on the bottom of the ocean and a seal image beside the sensor emitting signals which are received by the ship. Beside the image of the research ship there is an image of two human figures representing an Inuit hunter and a youth. The hunter holds a harpoon and talks to the youth which represents passing of knowledge between generations. Beneath the image of the hunters there is an image of a seal with a text underneath "sampling from hunt". Underneath this text there are three boxes with text which elaborate on different methods of sampling from hunt including "lab analysis of tissue" with an image of a microscope underneath, "diet studies" with an image of various sizes of fish and plankton, "body condition studies "with an image of two seals underneath, one of the seals is fat which symbolizes a good body condition, and the other seal is skinny which symbolizes diet deficiencies. All the images and text are pointing towards the text box "sampling from hunt". Besides the image of the hunters there is an image of a swimming narwhal chasing fish and emitting signals. Underneath this image there is a text box with a text "telemetry data".

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