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Oceanographer’s Apprentice: Eavesdropping on Whales

Sunday, June 2, 2013
10:30 am - 11:45 am

Ever wonder what a whale sounds like and how we know? Join Arctic whale research scientist Kate Stafford, University of Washington, to use spectrograms, listen to whale sounds and record your own whale calls.

Number of Apprentices: 20
Ages: 8+

Parents: This is a drop-off program for children. There is a waiting area nearby.


Kate StaffordOceanographer

Kate Stafford is a principal oceanographer in the applied physics laboratory at the University of Washington. Stafford’s research focuses on the use of passive acoustic monitoring to study geographic and seasonal variation of large whale species.

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