MIRC NAVFAC Incidental Sightings - Vessel 1965-2014
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 incidental sightings from vessels between 1965 and 2014.

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

A report of an incidental sighting did not require time and thus the time value is a rough indication (e.g. morning).

References

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)
objectidInternal ID
objectid_1Internal ID
altitudemAltitude in meters
bearingBearing (blank)
beaufortscale(blank)
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)
groupid(blank)
headinganimal(blank)
headingplatmagnetic(blank)
headingplattrue(blank)
latanimalLatitude of the animals in degrees
latplatform(blank)
legnumber(blank)
legtype(blank)
longanimalLongitude of the animals in degrees
longplatform(blank)
observer(blank)
observerleft(blank)
observerright(blank)
oceanOcean (always Pacific)
percentcloudcover(blank)
platformded(blank)
platformtypePlatform type (always Vessel)
rangecomplexRange complex (always MIRC)
reactioninit(blank)
reactioninitcount(blank)
reticle(blank)
sightability(blank)
sightingdateDate of the sighting
sightingnotes(blank)
sightingnumber(blank)
sightingtimeRough indication of time
spcshauledout(blank)
spcsnmcomSpecies common name
spcsnmsciSpecies scientific name
sp_tsnTaxonomic Serial Number added by OBIS-SEAMAP
spcspossresight(blank)
surveycat(blank)
surveydates(blank)
surveyidSurvey ID
surveylinkdefinition not provided
surveytype(blank)
swell(blank)
depthBotom depth in meters
spcsnmsciinitSpecies code
subgroupsGroup code
flagged(blank)
near_fiddefinition not provided
near_distdefinition not provided
bathy_resdefinition not provided
geomGeometry field added by OBIS-SEAMAP
OBIS-SEAMAP ID1523
Seabirds0
Marine mammals69
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total69
Date, Begin1977-01-01
Date, End2065-07-15
Temporal prec.111000
Latitude13.02 - 16.03
Longitude144.38 - 146.06
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Contr. throughNavy
Registered2017-08-03
Updated2017-08-22
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY (All)
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