Sightings for AN/AQS-20 Sonar Test Event - April-May 2013
The U.S. Navy Marine Species Monitoring Program
Latusek-Nabholz, J. 2014. Sightings for AN/AQS-20 Sonar Test Event - April-May 2013. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/1096) on yyyy-mm-dd.
Halpin, P.N., A.J. Read, E. Fujioka, B.D. Best, B. Donnelly, L.J. Hazen, C. Kot, K. Urian, E. LaBrecque, A. Dimatteo, J. Cleary, C. Good, L.B. Crowder, and K.D. Hyrenbach. 2009. OBIS-SEAMAP: The world data center for marine mammal, sea bird, and sea turtle distributions. Oceanography. 22(2):104-115.
Aerial surveys for marine-species monitoring occurred during 27 April through 02 May 2013 for an AN/AQS-20 (Q-20) sonar system test event. These surveys were conducted off the west coast of Florida in the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) Study Area in the Gulf of Mexico. The Q-20 is a high-frequency active sonar (HFAS) system used in mine detection and countermeasures.
U.S. Navy protected marine species monitoring during Q-20 sonar testing
Attributes described below represent those in the original dataset provided by the provider.
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
|Rays and sharks||1|
|Latitude||29.68 - 30.21|
|Longitude||-86.51 - -86.02|
|Coord. prec.||3 decimal digits|
|Data type||Animal sighting|
|Sharing policy||CC-BY (All)|
|Also availalbe from||
|See metadata in static HTML|
|See metadata in FGDC XML|
|See download history / statistics|