Scientists are searching for Antarctic seals using satellite imagery—and you can help

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Quartz

August 2, 2016

Last night, I went hunting for seals in Antarctica.

Well, actually I was sitting in my apartment in New York City, and the seals were digital, but still—it was real science. Researchers are asking for the public’s help counting Weddell seals in satellite images of Antarctica to get a better sense of how the fishing industry is affecting the Ross Sea ecosystem.

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