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Accomplishments by Rachel Cartwright

2017

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • A bird's eye view: New perspectives on humpback whale behavior in Hawaiian waters. Whales Tales, organized by Whale Trust. Maui. https://whaletrust.org/schedule-of-events/

2016

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Bouncing Baby Humpback Whales." Radio Interview. Quirks and Quarks, Canadian Broadcasting Co. February 2016. (http://www.cbc.ca/radio/quirks/quirks-quarks-for-feb-27-2016-1.3465782/bouncing-baby- humpback-whales-1.3466216.)
  • "Local Scientist Solves Mystery on Why Whales Breach." Television. Evening news, KEYT. February 2016.

Publications:

  • "Tracking the Development of Muscular Myoglobin Stores in Mysticete Calves." with C. Newton, K. West, J. Rice, and e. al.. PloS One. Vol. 11 No. 1 January 2016. 0145893. (http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0145893)

2013

Publications:

  • The Alaska Cruise Companion: A Naturalist’s Guide to Alaska’s Inside Passage. California: Princess Cruises, 2013.
  • "Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Habitat Selection in Female-calf Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) Pairs on the Hawaiian Breeding Grounds." with B. Gillespie and K. La Bonte. PloS One. Vol. 7 No. 5 May 2012. unpaginated.

2012

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Current trends in habitat preference in humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) female-calf pairs within Hawaiian waters." with K. LaBonte, B. Gillespie, and K. Eden. Paper delivered at The Wildlife Society Conference. Kona, Hawaii, Nov 6, 2011. (http://wildlifesociety.org/)

2010

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Caring for Calves - The art and Science of understanding Hawaii's humpback whales." with B. Gillespie, J. Cesere, and D. Cesere. Exhibited at Napa Gallery. CSU - Channel Islands. Jan 28, 2011 - Feb 27, 2011.
  • "The work of the Keiki Kohola Project." Web-based news segment. Making over Maui, Maui Magazine. Jan 7, 2011. (http://www.mauimagazine.net/Maui-Magazine/Making-Over-Maui/Video-Archives-Keiki-Kohola-Project/)

Publications:

  • Underwater Colors Of California. with A. Busiello and C. Naldi. Minneapolis, MN: Bio Press, 2011.

Other Activities:

  • "Habitat Preference in Hawaii's humpback whales." Support for field research, Early Years Foundation. $16,500. 2011.
  • "DVD Project " Hawaii's Keiki Kohola"." with J. Cesere. Grant fostering support for locally-based research in Hawaii, The Pikake Fund. $2,200. 2010.

2009

Publications:

  • "Associations with multiple male groups increase the energy expenditure of humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) female and calf pairs on the breeding grounds." with M. Sullivan. Behaviour. Vol. 146 No. 11 November 2009. 1573-1600.

Other Activities:

  • "Habitat Choice in Hawaii's Humpback Whales." Research Grant, The Early Years Foundation. $12,000. 2010.

2008

Publications:

  • "Behavioral ontogeny in humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) calves during their residence in Hawaiian waters." with M. Sullivan. Marine Mammal Science. March 2009. 22.

Other Activities:

  • "Habitat Choice in Hawaii's humpback whales." with R. Cartwright. Research Grant, The Early Years Foundation, UK.. $13,800. 2009.
  • "Habitat Choice in Hawaii's humpback whales." with R. Cartwright. Research Grant, The Early Years Foundation. $25,000. 2008.