Erich Follmann is interviewed by Steve Lay in 1985 at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks, Alaska
ORAL HISTORY 2000-78-07
KUAC (Radio station : Fairbanks, Alaska)University of Alaska FairbanksLay, Steve (Interviewer)Follmann, Erich (Interviewee)
KUAC studios; University of Alaska Fairbanks
Erich Follmann talks about losses of whales during hunting, recovery attempts of the whale during this time, putting transmitters in the float used during whaling, using the transmitter to electronically recover the whale after it has been harpooned, the test with Kaktovik whaling captains, locating the transmitters in the fall of 1983 and 1984, their hope to increase the recovery rates of the whales, and survival of some harpooned whales.
1 audioreel tape (about 60 min.) : mono.
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