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Access and availability of data collected from the Aerial Surveys of Arctic Marine Mammals (ASAMM) project:

Information presented on this website is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. However, as a professional courtesy, and to prevent duplication of, or more efficient coordination with, any ongoing analyses, please email Dr Megan Ferguson ( if there is an intention to use these data in a scientific report, whether published or not. Credit should be given for use (including any summaries, maps, or images) of these data; please ask Dr Ferguson for the appropriate credits relative to the intended use. These data undergo periodic updates as new data become available or existing data are edited for accuracy and consistency. Therefore, we recommend citing the version number whenever these data are used. We also recommend that these data be acquired directly from the MML server and not through other sources that might not have the most recent version.

Download the historical ASAMM database (1979-2016)

Review the current year's flight survey reports

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