AFTT JAX Aerial Survey -Left side- 2012-2013
University of North Carolina, Wilmington

Dataset credit

William A. McLellan, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact William McLellan University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Data entry Ei Fujioka Duke University

Citation

Abstract

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Purpose

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Supplemental information

The original survey data are separated into two datasets, from left-side and right-side observers upon provider's request. This dataset is from the left side sighting data. The right side sighting data are available on OBIS-SEAMAP in the AFTT JAX Aerial Survey -Right side- 2012-2013 dataset.

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Attributes

Overview

Attributes described below represent those in the original dataset provided by the provider.
Only minimum required attributes are visible and downlodable online. Other attributes may be obtained upon provider's permission unless otherwise noted below.

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)
row_idSequential number added to the original data sheet by OBIS-SEAMAP
obs_dateDate of observation
obs_timeTime of the observation (local time zone)
waypointWay point
latitudeLatitude in decimal degrees
longitudeLongitude in decimal degrees
eventEvent. 1.1 = On effort/on track; 1.2 = Off effort. Full codes are available upon request.
headingHeading
track_numTrack number
observerObserver Side
vizabilityVisibility
bssBaufort sea state
cloudCloud cover
glare_lGlare left side
glare_rGlare right side
angle_outAngle
degree_forwardDegree forward
sighting_cueSighting cue
sp_obsSpecies name recorded
sp_tsnTaxonomic Serial Number added by OBIS-SEAMAP
reliabilityReliability of the species identification
min_countMinimum number of animals
max_countMaximum number of animals
obs_countbest estimate of number of animals
commentsComments
datetime_iniInitial date/time if this record is a follow-up of the already sighted animals
latitude_iniInitial latitude if this record is a follow-up of the already sighted animals
longitude_iniInitial longitude if this record is a follow-up of the already sighted animals
geomGeometry field added by OBIS-SEAMAP
OBIS-SEAMAP ID1128
Seabirds0
Marine mammals71
Sea turtles178
Rays and sharks30
Other species3
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total282
Date, Begin2012-05-16
Date, End2013-10-17
Temporal prec.111110
Latitude29.96 - 30.58
Longitude-80.71 - -79.81
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformPlane
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortYES (ID: 1129)
Traveled (km)13,584
Effort hours101
Contr. throughNavy
Registered2014-03-10
Updated2014-03-19
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (Minimum)
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