UNCW & VAQS Patuxent Aerial Survey - Left side - 2017
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

N/A

Purpose

N/A

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 UNCW & VAQS Patuxent Aerial Survey - Right side - 2017 dataset.

datetime_ini, latitude_ini and longitude_ini are added and calculated by OBIS-SEAMAP through the consultation with the provider.

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)
row_idSequential number added to the original data sheet by OBIS-SEAMAP
obs_dateDate of the sighting
obs_timeTime of the sighting (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
tracklineTrack number
observer_sideObserver side (L or R)
visibilityVisibility
bsssea state
cloudCloud cover code
glare_lGlare Left code
glare_rGlare Right code
vertical_angleVertical angle
horizontal_angleHorizontal angle
sighting_cueSighting cue code
sp_obsSpecies name recorded
sp_tsnTaxonomic Serial Number added by OBIS-SEAMAP
reliabilityReliability code
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 ID1652
Seabirds0
Marine mammals5
Sea turtles2
Rays and sharks2
Other species1
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total10
Date, Begin2017-06-03
Date, End2017-09-03
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude37.95 - 38.30
Longitude-76.37 - -76.15
Coord. prec.5 decimal digits
PlatformPlane
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortYES (ID: 1653)
Traveled (km)5,955
Effort hours42
Registered2017-10-24
Updated2017-10-30
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (Minimum)
Also availalbe from iOBIS
OBIS-USA
GBIF
See metadata in static HTML
See metadata in FGDC XML
See download history / statistics
1