WhaleNet Satellite Tagging
Observation Map

Loggerhead Turtle - "Humpty Dumpty"

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Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary

Go to "Humpty Dumpty" Data Page


Questions:

1. What are the turtles' headings? overall? between each fix?
2. Are the loggerheads traveling a route that you expected? Why?
3. What is the normal habitat for a loggerhead turtle?
4. What is her relative rate of travel?
5. Why do you think some of the satellite positions (fixes) seem to be conflicting or inaccurate?
6. What precautions must be made in working with satellite positions?

Map - Blank (black and white) to track the turtles. Download and place your fixes of the movements.

Map A to track the turtles. Download and place your fixes of the movements.

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