Tracking turtles and tropical storms

Here in Florida, we are waiting to see how Tropical Storm Erika will affect the beaches along the coastline. Most of the leatherback nests laid this season have hatched already but there are many Green Turtle and Loggerhead nests still incubating in the sand. This weekend the forecast calls for higher than average tides and Read more about Tracking turtles and tropical storms[…]

Not moving much

Katia is still located about 55 kilometers southeast of Wallops Island in Virginia.  Since leaving the Florida study area, she has traveled more than 2,400 kilometers and has spent a few weeks in the relatively shallow waters off the coast of Virginia. View and explore the dive behavior of Katia by clicking on the graph below

Heading north again

Katia is heading north once again. She is now located about 50 kilometers southeast of Assateague Island in Virginia. Data relayed via the Argos satellite system show that she is behaving normally and diving to depths of approximately 40 meters daily. For the current live tracking map, Click here