SEFSC Atlantic surveys, 1998 (3)
NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC)

Dataset credit

NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC)

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Lance Garrison NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center
Data entry Benjamin Best Duke University
Data entry Ei Fujioka Duke University

Citation

Abstract

These are cruise results for the summer Atlantic Ocean marine mammal survey during the NOAA ship relentless cruise RS 98-01 (3).

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

N/A

References

Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA. 1998. Cruise Results: Summer Atlantic Ocean Marine Mammal Survey: NOAA Ship Relentless Cruise. Cruise report. RS 98-01 (3).

Attributes

Overview

Attributes described below represent those in the original dataset provided by the provider.
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This section explains attributes included in the original dataset. OBIS-SEAMAP restricts the attributes available to the public to date/time, lat/lon and species names/counts only. Should you need other attributes described here, you are encouraged to contact the data provider.

Attributes in dataset provided

Attribute (table column)Description
linenoLine No
cardCard
cruisenoCruise No.
dateDate of the sighting
timeTime of the sighting (local time)
latitudeLatitude in decimal degrees
longitudeLongitude in decimal degrees
trackTrack
speedSpeed
gpswarningGPS warning
leftobsLeft observer
rightobsRight observer
datarcdrdefinition not provided
windWind
weatherWeather
seastateSea state
swellSwell
visibilityVisibility
versunposVertical sun position
radsunposRadial sun position
watercolorWater color
sightingnoSighting no
shipidShip ID
oneffortIndicator of on or off effort
watertempWater temperature in degree Celsius
waterdepthWater depth
spcodeSpecies code defined by provider
species_tsnITIS Taxonomic Serial Number assigned by OBIS-SEAMAP
speciesSpecies name
scientificScientific name
herdsizeHerd size
calvesNumber of calves
ontransectIndicator of on or off transect
cookiecttrCookie cutter
remoraRemora
glareGlare
gpclassGP class
behaviorBehavior
cuetimeCue time
cuelatCue latitude
cuelonCue longitude
obsposObserver position
obscodeObservation code
sourceSource
reticleReticle
distanceDistance
bearingBearing
wdepthmWater depth in meters
geomGeometry field added by OBIS-SEAMAP
oidoid for internal use
OBIS-SEAMAP ID1
Seabirds336
Marine mammals287
Sea turtles33
Rays and sharks2
Other species373
Non spatial0
Non species42
Total1,073
Date, Begin1998-07-09
Date, End1998-08-20
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude24.37 - 38.14
Longitude-81.40 - -70.61
Coord. prec.4 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortYES (ID: 2)
Traveled (km)5,522
Effort hours309
Registered2004-01-13
Updated2013-11-22
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (Minimum)
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