La Rochelle, France (7 jours/7)


A high-flying software

SAMMOA is a dedicated software for aerial observation campaigns of marine megafauna

It was developed by the Pelagis Observatory with the technical support of Code Lutin

Main features :


To collect and capture visual observations of marine megafauna in flight.


Has an instant GPS connection and an audio recording system.


Works with windows and uses shape formats for sampling mapping and data archiving and export.


Allows you to make a flight plan with the position of transects and observers before take-off.


Allows validation of data with the same interface by listening to the audio again.

Download SAMMOA User guide Data files exemples

A version including racetrack data collection method (Hiby & Lovell 1998; Hiby 1999) for circle-back is also available here: vs 2.1.3