JAX FIREX Aerial Monitoring April-May 2013
HDR Environmental, Operations and Construction, Inc.

Dataset credit

The U.S. Navy Marine Species Monitoring Program

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Dana Spontak HDR Environmental, Operations and Construction, Inc.
Data entry Ei Fujioka Duke University

Citation

Abstract

Aerial marine species monitoring occurred 29 April through 01 May 2013 for a Firing Exercise (FIREX) with Integrated Maritime Portable Acoustic Scoring and Simulator (IMPASS) event that occurred in the Jacksonville (JAX) Range Complex off the eastern coast of Florida within the United States (U.S.) Navy’s FIREX boxes BB and CC. These types of events occur periodically throughout the year and allow the U.S. Navy to fulfill essential training requirements.

Purpose

not provided

Supplemental information

[2014-07-02] The unit of Distance field was wrong in the metadata. It is in meters.

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Attributes

Overview

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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
oidUnique ID number (generated by OBIS-SEAMAP)
sgt_idSighting ID
obs_dateDate of the sighting
obs_timeTime of the sighting (local time zone)
speciesSpecies name
sp_tsnTaxonomic Serial Number added by OBIS-SEAMAP
latitudeLatitude in decimal degrees
longitudeLongitude in decimal degrees
obs_countGroup size (best estimate)
grp_highGroup size (maximum)
grp_lowGroup size (minimum)
calvesNumber of calves (no calves sighted)
beaufortBeaufort sea state
vert_angleVertical angle in degrees
distanceDistance off Track in meters
bearingBearing angle in degrees
headingHeading in degrees
bottom_depthBottom depth im meters
behaviorBehavioral summary
geomGeometry field added by OBIS-SEAMAP
OBIS-SEAMAP ID1016
Seabirds0
Marine mammals0
Sea turtles3
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total3
Date, Begin2013-05-01
Date, End2013-05-01
Temporal prec.111110
Latitude30.61 - 30.62
Longitude-80.50 - -80.14
Coord. prec.3 decimal digits
PlatformPlane
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Contr. throughNavy
Registered2013-11-04
Updated2013-12-31
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY (All)
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