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USGS team members on the RV Norseman II

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From left:  Joshua Carpenter (USGS volunteer), Ami Everett (USGS biological science technician), Amanda Herbert (USGS biological science technician), and Caroline Cummings (USGS volunteer) conducting Pacific walrus age structure surveys from the RV Norseman II. The team observed walruses hauled-out on sea ice and assigned each animal in a group to an age/sex category according to published criteria. USFWS Permit No. 33776D.     


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Photo by William Beatty, U.S. Geological Survey