Singing Whales Steal Spotlight From Earthquakes
Story in Science NOW: Singing Whales Steal Spotlight From Earthquakes
Underwater earthquake recordings could help track the endangered and poorly understood fin whale, according to research presented here last week at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union. Most quake researchers cull the whale's booming calls from their seafloor recordings. But one group of seismologists has flipped things around to harvest an extensive repertoire of fin whale songs. Full article here.