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The aim of this project is to develop novel, high-quality and cost-effective observation methodology to assess population sizes of hooded, harp, grey and harbour seals.

NR’s work will be focused on solving the following sub-objectives:

  • Develop methodology for automatic discrimination between images with and without seals
  • Develop methodology for automatic detection of harp, hooded, grey and harbour seals from aerial photos
  • Develop methodology for automatic classification of harp and hooded seals.
  • Evaluate the potential of thermal infrared cameras for detection and classification of seals

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Norsk Regnesentral/
Norwegian Computing Center
P.O. Box 114 Blindern
NO-0314 Oslo
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Gaustadalleen 23a
Kristen Nygaards hus
NO-0373 Oslo.
(+47) 22 85 25 00
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Postal address: Norsk Regnesentral/Norwegian Computing Center, P.O. Box 114 Blindern, NO-0314 Oslo, Norway
Visit address: Norsk Regnesentral, Gaustadalleen 23a, Kristen Nygaards hus, NO-0373 Oslo.
Phone: (+47) 22 85 25 00
AddressHow to get to NR