Weddell Seal Science
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Video podcasts about Antarctica Weddell seals, and the work of the ecologists based at Montana State University who study these magnificent animals. This is one of the longest running population studies ever of a long-lived mammal, and involves the southernmost mammal on our planet. More information on this Weddell seal research work available at WeddellSealScience.com.
|1||CleanVideoBeing Different If You're a Weddell Seal in Antarctica||This video explores individual variation found among Antarctica's Weddell seals, and what those differences might mean for the future of this southernmost mammal on Earth, living in the most pristine marine environment remaining on our planet.||1/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||CleanVideoWeddell Seals and a Massive Iceberg Event||The resilient Weddell seals of Erebus Bay in Antarctica's Ross Sea, and how they responded to a massive iceberg event that blocked access to some of their pupping areas in the past decade.||1/2/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoDeploying to Antarctica||The Weddell seal field research team based at Montana State University travels to Antarctica via Christchurch, New Zealand, where team members are issued extreme cold weather clothing. Then onto a C17 military transport to McMurdo Station.||10/9/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||CleanVideoWhy Study Weddell Seals?||A functioning population of apex predators in a pristine Antarctic marine environment provides a unique opportunity to learn more about our world, and how animals interact with their environment.||6/15/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||CleanVideoThe Magnificent Weddell Seal||Fascinating video look at life underwater and on top of the sea ice for the southernmost mammal on our planet. Interview on location in Antarctica with MSU ecologist Jay Rotella on the life and survival of Weddell seals.||5/21/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||CleanVideoGrad Students Working in Antarctica||Weddell seal ecology field work in Antarctica by MSU graduate students!||5/6/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||CleanVideoInternet from Remote Antarctica!||Connecting with the world from our remote field camp in Antarctica thanks to the US Antarctic Program's IT Comms specialists.||4/28/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||CleanVideoWeddell Pup Swimming & Survival||Are some Weddell pups couch potatoes? Ecologists from Montana State University are investigating the role of Weddell seal pup swimming activity in seal survival. More info at WeddellSealScience.com.||4/22/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||CleanVideoAntarctica Field Work||Video dispatch from our remote Antarctica field camp on the sea ice as our 2010 Weddell seal study field season was getting underway.||4/12/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
|10||CleanVideoTo Study Weddell Seals||Iconic predators, incredible divers, unforgettable pups! One of the longest running population studies ever of a long-lived mammal. The southernmost mammal on our planet.||4/3/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
|11||CleanVideoWorking in Antarctica Weather||Sometimes sunny and beautiful, sometimes extremely challenging, weather in Antarctica can change quickly! Weddell seal researchers get the job done in all kinds of conditions so long as the work can be done safely.||3/28/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
|12||CleanVideoThe Right Clothes for the Job||Studying Weddell seals in Antarctica requires the right clothes for the job! The U.S. Antarctic Programs's Clothing Distribution Center in Christchurch, New Zealand makes sure researchers are good to go.||3/25/2011||Free||View In iTunes|