Happywhale - Humpback Whale in Southern Ocean
Happywhale

Dataset credit

Happywhale and contributors

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Ted Cheeseman Happywhale
Data entry Ei Fujioka Duke University

Citation

Happywhale. 2019. Happywhale - Humpback Whale in Southern Ocean. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/1767) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from Happywhale.com.

Abstract

Happywhale.com is a resource to help you know whales as individuals, and to benefit conservation science with rich data about individual whales.

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

Sightings and images were submitted to Happywhale by contributors. A portion of the Happywhale data were transferred to OBIS-SEAMAP upon the agreement between Happywhale and OBIS-SEAMAP.

There may be duplicate records among Happywhale datasets and other OBIS-SEAMAP datasets. The precision of date/time vary per record. Some records have date accuracy up to year only.

This dataset includes sightings and photos from the following 512 contributors in alphabetic order:

Abhishek Gurung; Ab Steenvoorden; Adam Korczowski; Adrian Boyle; Agustin Ullmann; Alain Bidart; ALAN CAMERON; Alan Edgar; Alan Jones; Alan Lillich; alan Stevens; Alan Tottle; Alex; Alexander Unmack; Alex Borowicz; Alex Cowan; Alex Williams; Alfredo Carrasco Valdivieso; Alicia PLA LAFARGUE; Alisa Schulman-Janiger (California Killer Whale Project); Alison Howlett; Allison Lee; Allison Proano; Andrew Thompson; Andy Day; Andy Rose; Angela Devaney; Anna Bulleid; anna maria gibellini; Anna McGinley; Anna Pillich; Anne Morden; Annette Bombosch; Annie Ford; Anthony Benedetto; Anthony Rominske; April Ryan; Arjen Drost; Arlene Ripley; Arno; Avner Chen; barry; Barry Frost; Barry Kettlety; Barry Miller; Ben Franklin; Benida Solow; benjamin; Ben Osborne; Ben Wallis; Berend-Jan Bel; Bernardo Alps; Betty Berry; Bill Eggbeer; B M JAY; Bob; Bob Burger; Bonnie Gretz; bonnie sachs; Boudewijn aan de Stegge; Brandon Hagg; Brian Dolan; Bryan McDonald; Bryan Thorne; Callie; Calvin Cheng; Cam Allen; Camilo Rada; Candelaria Reymundo Santos; Carina Gsottbauer; Carlos Olavarria; Carol Aten; Caroline Egan; Carol Irwin; Carolyn Dankowski; Carolyn Peterson; Cassidy O'Bryant; Catherine Birt; Cathy Tugmon; Catriona Franck; Charmaine Gallego; Chen Shao Hua; Cheryl Evans; Cheryl Foster; Cheryl Stewart; Chris Croxson; Chris Sumrow; Christian Engelke; Christine Mason; Christine Webb; Christophe Duc; Christopher Evans; Christopher Gegenheimer; Chris Van Winkle; Chuck Gavaletz; chung lee; Chun Yang; Cindy Marple; Claire Garrigue; Clark Snodgrass; Clemens Vanderwerf; Colby Brokvist; Conor Ryan; Cooper Faust; Cory Shaddox; Craig Kent; Curtis Jones; Cyril VATHELET; Daniela Abras; Daren Burney; Darrel DeLong; Darrin Allen; Darryl Radstake; Dave P; Dave Parsons; David Blaen; David Detmer; David Duran; David Gamba; David German; David Gibbs; David Hinchliffe; David Kassel; Dean Gushee; Derek Oyen; Dick Brown; Dmitrii Kiselev; Dominic Sasse; Doug Cheeseman; Doug Clark; Doug Gould; Doug Mahugh; Doug Nowacek; Dr. Linda Stogner; Dr. med Hartmut Bombosch; Duane Schaaf; Duncan Armour; eddy thys; Edith Simonson; Edward Rooks; EJs Encounters; Eleuthera du Breuil; Elfyn Pugh; Elie Vannier; Elizabeth Bradfield; Eli Zaharieva; elsa; Eric Carr; Eric Chen; Eric Schweizer; Erin Gless; Erin Mullen; Ernie Bonacum; Eva Maria Jung; Fabrice Schmitt; Fangge Lin; Fanny Adomat; Fiona Borthwick; Flip Nicklin; Frank Dankers; Gabriela Kern; Gail Addis; Gary Batcheller; Gary Liddle; Gary Marsh; Genna Roland; Genny May; Georgina Palmer; Gerald Friesen; Geraldine; Gilbert Baltzinger; Gill Wilson; GLORIA GONZALEZ; Grace Best-Devereux; Grazyna Lasek; Greg Boreham; Greg W. Lasley; Guilhem; Hai Nguyen; Hannah Brightley; Hannah Lawson; Hanna Michel; Hanne Schmidt; Hans Verdaat; Hayley Newell; Heidi Krajewsky; Heike Dietzmann; Helen Ahern; Hella Martens; Henning; Hilary Barton; Holly Flynn; Horst Klotz; Hugh Rose; HUMPBACK WHALE INSTITUTE - BRAZIL; Iain Carson; Ian Livey; Ian Parsons; Ian Prain; Ian Routley; Ian Smith; Ina Condrea; Jack-Jan de Jonge; James F C Hyde IV; James McCormack; James Moore; James William Lynn; Jamie; Janina; Jan-Peter Onstwedder; Jared Towers; Javier Cotin; Jayne Ryan; Jean; Jean Michel Besancon; Jeff; Jeff Higgott; Jeff Litton; Jeff Nagel; Jeff Reynolds; Jennifer; Jenny Grayson; Jenny Starick; jerry; Jessica Daly; Jimmy Yu; Jim Wilson; jlddt; Jochen Ricker; Jodi Frediani; Jody Elliott; Joe Kaplan; Joel Moore; Joerg Schanko; Joe Warren; Joffrey Dambour; John Adkins; John Carlson; John Chardine; John Cuthbert; John Fennell; John J King II; John Manion; John Mastandona; John mccabe; Johnny Giese; John Pavelka; John Roberts-Harry; John Rogers; Jonathan Irish; Jorge Acevedo; joselyn fenstermacher; Joseph Anderson; Joseph Helseth; J. R. Patee; Judith Schaeffer; Julia Brown; Julianne; Julie Albright; Julie Daltrey; Julie Nicholls; Juliette Hennequin; Julio Santos; June Davidson; Kalasara Del Viscovo; Karen Romano Young; Karina; Kate Cummings; Kate Spencer; Katharina Kreissig; Kathy D'Arnay; Katie Crafts; Katie Little; Katzenpfoten; Kelly Cure; Kendra Chittenden; Kenneth Hart; Ken Wright; Kevin Closs; Kevin Morgan; Kim Chater; Kitty Swanson; Krista Rossow; Kristina Kalb; Kristin Davis; Kurtis Randall; Larry Brilliant; Larry Dicus; Larry Worter; Lars Maltha Rasmussen; Laura Avakian; Laura Cowburn; Laura K.O. Smith; Laurence; Lauren Farmer; Lauri; Leandro Herrainz; Lee Nackman; Leoni South; Libby Levison; Lida pimper; Li Jia; Linda Hoe; Lisa Korklan; Lisa Macmillan; LIUBAI; L Nichols; Loran Wlodarski; Lottie van Kempen; Lou Newman; Luciano Dalla Rosa; Luis Ku; Lu, Thomas; Lyn Emerich; Maggie MacPherson; Malcolm Barents; Marcelo Flores; Marci Koltonuk; Marcus Bergström; Margaret Manson; Marian Herz; Marie-Paul; Marijke Nita de Boer; Marilia Olio; Marilou Delignieres; Marit; Mark; Mark Crowe; Mark Langston; Markus Burger; MARK W GREENE, MD; Marley Watkins; Martina; Martin Meier; Martin Pögelt; Matt Heffner; Matthew Chadwick; Maurice van de Maele; Megan McOsker; Meg Hall; Melanie Glaubitz; Melissa; Menno; Michael Govan; Michael Quinn; Mike Greenfelder; Mike Khusid; Mike Lowry; Mike Morelock; Mike Nolan; Mindy and Paul Blaski; Ming Him Li; Mitzi; Mocca83; Monika Cienkowska; Monika Kloudova; Morten Hollænder Beeck; MOSTAJO Geoffroy; MV Gondwana; Nadine; Nadine Habib; nancy goforth; Natalie Gillis; Nathan Small; Neill; Nicola Silver; Nicole Rosen; Nigel Watson; Nikki; Nolwenn & Pauline; Oana Claudia Gasit; Olivier Blaud; Olivier Dochy; Omri Berkovich; Pablo Fernicola; Pamela Reynolds; Pat Antliff; Patrick Dowd; Paul Curtis; perennec thierry; Per Nikolaj Bukh; Pete; Pete Peterson; Peter Clement; Peter de Rouw; Peter Kelvin; Peter Nelson; Peter Strachan; Petra Glardon; Philip; Philippe Jeanty; Philip Stone; Phillip Hunter; Phillip Terry; Phil Palmer; Pierre Bendayan; Pim Wolf; Polar Latitudes Citizen Scientists; Pradeep Kumar Agrawal; Ranald Hollan; randy pitts; R. A. Reese; Ray Wells; Rebecca Rawalt; Richard Gamertsfelder; Richard Jones; Richard Schifreen; Richard White; Rich Hudnut Jr; Rich Macdonald; Rick And Peggy Pittaro; Rita Kluge; Rob Cottom; Robert A. Boas; Robert Dunn; Robert Matthews; Robert Miller; Robert Parker; Robert Pitman; Robert Rosenstein; Rob Williams; Robyn Woodward; RoNic; Rosalie Greer; ROTA Danielle; Roy Booth; Russell Welch; Sally Mizroch; Samantha Derasse; Sam Gulino; Sam Murr; Sandra McMahon; Sarah; Sarah Kather; Sarah Keenan; Sarah Widman; Sara Tkaczyk; Sean Todd; Sebastian Schehlmann; Seth Gadinsky; sgan-cohen noam; Sharon Studley; Shaun Kerigan; sherrie weiss; Shirley Ritsch; Shun Cheung; Sid Ali; Sidney Wolff; sikko de Graaf; Silke Meyer-Arndt; Simon Tonge; Simon van D; Siyu Liu; Sophie Ballagh; sstein; Staffan Vedin; Stephanie Newkirk; Stephen Anstee; Stephenie Ezzy; Stephen Oppenheim; Steve Dodd; Steve Geelhoed; Steve Hample; Steve Kent; Steve Maclean; Steven Seelig; Sue Forbes; Sue Taylor; Susan Adie; Susan M Lacy; Sylvie Rondeau; Tea Tibilovi; Ted Cheeseman; Ted Creek; Teresa Blase; Teresa Sarmina; Terry Godfrey; Therese Horntrich; Thijs van den Berg; Thomas Curfs; Thomas Schaub; Thomas Vogelsang; Tim Huntington; Tobias Brehm; Tobias Gelston; Tom Hudson; Tom Smith; Tracey Radmall; Tracy Davis; Travis Wadeley; Umit Cukurel; Urvish Panchal; Vahe Guzelimian; Valerian Jone; Valerie Bronckers; Venkat Ramnath; Vicki Beaver; Vicky Moens; Victoria Stokes; Vikas Majithia; Vincent von Kaenel; Vivekanandan Kannan; Vivek Khanzode; Walter Smith; Warren Capps; William Keifrider; Xihe Xie; Xuewen Li; Ylva Grams; Yolonda Washington; Yuan; Zhuning Zhang

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
oidInternal ID
typeAlways 'Event'
modifiedLast modified
languageLanguage. Always 'en'
institution_codeInstitution code. Always 'Happywhale'
basis_of_recordBasis of record. Always 'HumanObservation'
occurrence_idOccurrence ID assigned by Happywhale
catalog_numberCatalog number. A link to Happywhale
recorded_byPerson or organization who recorded the data
individual_countNumber of animal. Always 1
sexGender of the animal if known
preparationsMethod of data collection. Always 'photograph'
occurrence_remarksOccurrence remarks
organism_idOrganism/animal ID assigned by Happywhale
organism_nameOrganism/animal name by provider
organism_remarksOrganism remarks
event_idEvent ID assigned by Happywhale
event_dateDate the picture was taken
event_timeTime the picture was taken in local time zone
higher_geographyOcean the animal was seen
water_bodyDetails of ocean
localityLocation of ocean
verbatim_localityLocation of ocean described by the provider
decimal_latitudeLatitude in decimal degrees
decimal_longitudeLongitude in decimal degrees
geodetic_datumGeodetic datum. Always 'EPSG:4326 WGS84'
coordinate_precisionCoordinate precision
scientific_nameScientific name
taxon_rankTaxon rank
vernacular_nameCommon name
licenseLicense for picture
rights_holderRights holder
external_resourceLink to the picture (mid size)
external_resource_thumbLink to the picture (small size)
OBIS-SEAMAP ID1767
Seabirds0
Marine mammals3,117
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total3,117
Date, Begin1986-02-01
Date, End2019-03-30
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude-75.00 - -60.34
Longitude-108.00 - 170.00
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typePhoto ID
EffortN/A
Contr. throughHappywhale
Registered2018-02-23
Updated2019-06-12
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (All)
Also availalbe from iOBIS
GBIF (planned)
See metadata in static HTML
See metadata in FGDC XML
See download history / statistics
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