MIRC KB17 Vessel Surveys Mar 2012
HDR Environmental, Operations and Construction, Inc.

Dataset credit

The U.S. Navy Marine Species Monitoring Program

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Kristen Ampela HDR Environmental, Operations and Construction, Inc.
Secondary contact Cathy Bacon HDR Environmental, Operations and Construction, Inc.
Data entry Ei Fujioka Duke University

Citation

Abstract

Features in this feature class represent vessel sightings during the Guam and Saipan Marine Species Monitoring: Winter-Spring Survey conducted from 15 to 29 March 2012.

Purpose

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Supplemental information

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References

Attributes

Overview

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Attributes in dataset provided

Attribute (table column)Description
oidUnique ID number (generated by OBIS-SEAMAP)
objectidInternal ID
objectid_1Internal ID
altitudemAltitude in meters (blank)
bearingBearing
beaufortscaleBeaufort sea scale
beheventinitfld(blank)
calvespercent(blank)
contractContract name
countcalvesThe number of calves
counttotbestThe best estimate of the group size
counttotmaxThe maximum of the group size
counttotminThe minimum of the group size
declangleDeclination angle (blank)
effortobs(blank)
groupidGroup ID (blank)
headinganimalHeading of the animals in degrees (blank)
headingplatmagneticHeading magnetic angle (blank)
headingplattrueHeading true angle
latanimalLatitude of the animals in degrees
latplatformLatitude of the platform in degrees (blank)
legnumberLeg number (blank)
legtypeLeg type (blank)
longanimalLongitude of the animals in degrees
longplatformLongitude of the platform in degrees
observer(blank)
observerleft(blank)
observerright(blank)
oceanOcean (always Pacific)
percentcloudcoverCloud cover in percentage (blank)
platformded(blank)
platformtypePlatform type (always Vessel)
rangecomplexRange complex (always MIRC)
reactioninitInitial reaction (blank)
reactioninitcountReaction count (blank)
reticle(blank)
sightability(blank)
sightingdateDate of the sighting
sightingnotesNotes of the sighting
sightingnumberSighting number
sightingtimeTime of the sighting at local time zone
spcshauledoutSpecies hauled out (blank)
spcsnmcomSpecies common name
spcsnmsciSpecies scientific name
sp_tsnTaxonomic Serial Number added by OBIS-SEAMAP
spcspossresight(blank)
surveycat(blank)
surveydates(blank)
surveyidSurvey ID
surveylink(blank)
surveytype(blank)
swell(blank)
aspect(blank)
beaufortclass(blank)
beheventinit(blank)
beheventnumber(blank)
binoculars(blank)
birds(blank)
countfemales(blank)
countjuveniles(blank)
countmales(blank)
countnewborns(blank)
countvescargo(blank)
countvesferries(blank)
countvesfishing(blank)
countvesmilitary(blank)
countvesmotoryachts(blank)
countvessailing(blank)
cue(blank)
depthBotom depth in meters
dispcohesion(blank)
dispmax(blank)
dispmin(blank)
distlateralLateral distance to the animal in meters
distsight(blank)
efforttransect(blank)
flightofday(blank)
glare(blank)
glareleft(blank)
glaremaxangle(blank)
glareminangle(blank)
glareright(blank)
latplatformend(blank)
longplatformend(blank)
observeraft(blank)
observerforward(blank)
pctime(blank)
photoframes(blank)
photosIndicate if a photo was taken
platformspeed(blank)
reactionlater(blank)
reactionlatercount(blank)
recorder(blank)
sightingmulti(blank)
sightingmultispcs(blank)
sightingmultispcscount(blank)
sightingmultispcsprcnt(blank)
sightingtimeend(blank)
spcsbw(blank)
spcscertaintyfinal(blank)
spcscertaintyinit(blank)
spcscode(blank)
spcsconfidence(blank)
spcsnmsciinitSpecies code
subgroupsGroup code
surveyarea(blank)
surveyidreport(blank)
surveynumber(blank)
surveysegmentid(blank)
surveytypeid(blank)
video(blank)
visibility(blank)
visibilityleft(blank)
visibilityright(blank)
waterseason(blank)
weather(blank)
winddirection(blank)
windspeed(blank)
flagged(blank)
near_fiddefinition not provided
near_distdefinition not provided
bathy_resdefinition not provided
geomGeometry field added by OBIS-SEAMAP
OBIS-SEAMAP ID1517
Seabirds0
Marine mammals10
Sea turtles6
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total16
Date, Begin2012-03-15
Date, End2012-03-28
Temporal prec.111110
Latitude13.34 - 15.27
Longitude144.51 - 145.84
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortYES (ID: 1518)
Traveled (km)1,072
Effort hours246
Contr. throughNavy
Registered2017-08-03
Updated2017-08-22
StatusPublished
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