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Date Collected
  • May 2013 - September 2015
Date Issued
  • 2017
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Keen, Eric M. (2017): The Bangarang Project. UC San Diego Library Digital Collections.


Public Data Collection of the "Bangarang Project", the dissertation project of Eric Keen at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. These data are used in multiple chapters of that dissertation as well as their corresponding peer-reviewed publications. More information about this research can be found at its website:

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Keen, EM. (In Preparation) Habitat use strategies of sympatric rorqual whales within a fjord system: what does “critical habitat” mean for mobile marine predators? Doctoral Thesis. University of California: San Diego.

Keen, EM, et al. (In Review) From fjord to fin: dive energetics link ocean features to competitive dynamics in sympatric rorqual whales. PLOS ONE.

Keen, EM, KM Qualls, KL Thompson, J Wray, CR Picard. (In Review) Novel spatial analytics to identify candidate environmental cues for foraging whales. Biology Letters.

Keen, EM, et al.. (In Review) Parsing habitat use strategies of sympatric rorquals whales within a fjord system. Canadian Journal of Zoology.

Keen, E. M. 2017. Aggregative and feeding thresholds of sympatric rorqual whales within a fjord system. Ecosphere 8(3):e01702.

Eric M Keen, Katelyn M Qualls; Respiratory behaviors in sympatric rorqual whales: the influence of prey depth and implications for temporal access to prey, Journal of Mammalogy, Volume 99, Issue 1, 1 February 2018, Pages 27–40, doi:10.1093/jmammal/gyx170

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National Geographic Society Waitt Grant (Grant number 2681-13)
Mullin Award from the Biological Oceanography group at Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO)
2012 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) video contest.
DFO Cetacean Research Program

Gitga’at Guardian Watchmen Program
Explorers Club Exploration Fund
Cascadia Research Collective
Scripps Institution of Oceanography Department (thanks in particular to Maureen McGreevey and Denise Darling)
DFO Cetacean Research Program

Engine Rebuild Donors:
The Cunningham Foundation (Joel and Trudy)
Robert and Patricia Ayres
Jim Watson
Jay Barlow and Barb Taylor

Crowd-sourcing donors:
Bill Wood and Kathy Wood-Dobbins
Rhonda Keen
Mary and Norm Humber
Klaus Wilging

Gitga’at Guardian Watchmen Program
Lewis and Clark Fund, American Philosophical Society
Cascadia Research Collective
Office of Naval Research and SIO Whale Acoustics Lab

Private supporters:
Jim Watson
Robert and Patricia Ayres