The head of a gray whale surfaces to breathe

ACS Lecture Series – Dr. David Weller

A man stands next to a skeleton head of a Gray Whale

The next virtual webinar sponsored by the American Cetacean Society (ACS) will be held on Wednesday February 8 at 7:00pm over Zoom. Dr. David Weller will be presenting “Getting to Know Gray Whales: My Lifetime of Research” No registration is required.

About the Speaker:
Dr. David Weller has been studying the biology and ecology of whales and dolphins for 35 years. His specialization is in the areas of wildlife science, population assessment and evaluation of potential disturbance impacts from human activities. He received his Ph.D. in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences from Texas A&M University in 1998. Prior to that, he completed B.A. and M.A. degrees at the University of Hawaii and San Diego State University, respectively. He has been in residence at Southwest Fisheries Science Center since 1998. Dave has decades of experience designing field projects, collecting data and completing analyses to produce scientific end products. He has supervised multi-cultural field teams in remote and often dangerous conditions as well as overseeing laboratory and analytical work. A major component of his research since 1997 has been focused on gray whales and he has authored or co-authored 70+ papers or reports on this species. These papers cover both the eastern and western North Pacific, including areas off Mexico, California, Canada, Russia, Korea, Japan and China.

Join the Zoom presentation.

Meeting ID: 513 147 5168
Passcode: Whales

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