MIRC PIFSC CNMI Vessel Surveys Aug-Sep 2011
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 sightings from the PIFSC CNMI Vessel Surveys Aug-Sep 2011.

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

Two records of shore-based observations are included.

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 (blank)
bearingBearing (blank)
beaufortscaleBeaufort sea scale
beheventinitfldBehavior
calvespercent(blank)
contractContract name
countcalvesThe number of calves
counttotbestThe best estimate of the group size
counttotmax(blank)
counttotmin(blank)
declangle(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 CNMI)
reactioninit(blank)
reactioninitcount(blank)
reticle(blank)
sightability(blank)
sightingdateDate of the sighting
sightingnotesNotes of the sighting
sightingnumberSighting number
sightingtimeTime of the sighting at local time zone
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)
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)
distlateral(blank)
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 ID1524
Seabirds0
Marine mammals40
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total40
Date, Begin2011-08-27
Date, End2011-09-29
Temporal prec.111110
Latitude13.27 - 15.44
Longitude144.70 - 145.89
Coord. prec.4 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortYES (ID: 1525)
Traveled (km)3,085
Effort hours827
Contr. throughNavy
Registered2017-08-04
Updated2017-08-22
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY (All)
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