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Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Explorers Club Saturday Science for Students: Whales and Seals... Oh my!!!

New York, NY (February 11, 2012) - Explorers Club's Saturday Science returns this year, launching off with a presentation from population ecologist Dr. Arthur Kopelman, whose research involves photo-identification of harbor seals in Moriches Bay, as well as New York's fin and humpback whales. Dr. Kopelman has been compiling a photographic catalog of harbor seals that haul-out at Cupsogue Beach (near Moriches Inlet) since 2006, and has shown that several recognizable seals have been returning to the same haul-out site year after year for the past 6 years. This catalog, particularly the project in the Great South Channel, plays an important role in assessing population trends, habitat usage, and potential disturbance.

February 11th, Saturday
9 AM - 12 PM

Explorers Club Trophy Room
Reservation Notes:
FREE for students with ID; $10 for Explorers Club members and the public; . Reservations are suggested on a first-come first-served basis. Please call 212.628.8383, or send your email to

Members are encouraged to attend. 

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