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Help wanted: Sea lion scientists call on software engineers to help count the marine behemoths, offer $25,000 in prize money

Sea lion scientists need your help. Each summer, researchers from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries in Seattle trek to Alaska‚Äôs remote Aleutian Islands. They take small boats to rocky beaches to tag Steller sea lion pups. They fly planes and deploy hexacopter drones to capture images of the beached behemoths. Cameras mounted on … Continue reading Help wanted: Sea lion scientists call on software engineers to help count the marine behemoths, offer $25,000 in prize money