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Satellite tracking of threatened species

Argos Newsletter
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Abstract

In 1990, a joint effort of two U.S. federal agencies, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) and the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, began. We initially joined forces in a project that used satellite telemetry to discover the winter home of a tiny dwindling population of Siberian Cranes. Since then several projects have emerged, and a web site was created to follow some of these activities. This web site is called the Satellite Tracking of Threatened Species and its location is http://sdcd.gsfc.nasa.gov/ISTO/satellite_tracking. It describes the overall program, and links you to three subsections that describe the projects in more detail: Satellite Direct Readout, Birdtracks, and Birdworld.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Satellite tracking of threatened species
Series title Argos Newsletter
Volume No. 53
Year Published 1998
Language English
Contributing office(s) Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Description 17
Larger Work Type Article
Larger Work Subtype Journal Article
Larger Work Title Argos Newsletter
First page 17