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. 2018. 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 329 contributors in alphabetic order:

Abhishek Gurung; Ab Steenvoorden; Adrian Boyle; Agustin Ullmann; Alain Bidart; ALAN CAMERON; Alan Edgar; Alan Jones; Alan Lillich; alan Stevens; Alan Tottle; Alexander Unmack; Alex Borowicz; Alex Cowan; Alfredo Carrasco Valdivieso; Alicia PLA LAFARGUE; Alisa Schulman-Janiger (California Killer Whale Project); Alison Howlett; Allison Lee; Allison Proano; Andy Day; Anna Bulleid; Anna Pillich; Anne Morden; Annette Bombosch; Annie Ford; April Ryan; Arjen Drost; Arlene Ripley; Arno; Barry Frost; Barry Kettlety; Barry Miller; Ben Franklin; benjamin; Ben Osborne; Berend-Jan Bel; Betty Berry; B M JAY; Bob Burger; Bonnie Gretz; bonnie sachs; Boudewijn aan de Stegge; Brandon Hagg; Cam Allen; Candelaria Reymundo Santos; Carlos Olavarria; Carol Aten; Carol Irwin; Carolyn Dankowski; Cassidy O'Bryant; Catherine Birt; Cathy Tugmon; Catriona Franck; Chen Shao Hua; Cheryl Stewart; Chris Croxson; Christian Engelke; Christine Mason; Christine Webb; Christopher Gegenheimer; Chris Van Winkle; Chuck Gavaletz; chung lee; Cindy Marple; Claire Garrigue; Clemens Vanderwerf; Colby Brokvist; Conor Ryan; Cooper Faust; Cory Shaddox; Curtis Jones; Daniela Abras; Daren Burney; Darryl Radstake; David Blaen; David Detmer; David Duran; David Gamba; David German; David Kassel; Dean Gushee; Dick Brown; Dominic Sasse; Doug Cheeseman; Doug Clark; Doug Gould; Doug Nowacek; Dr. Linda Stogner; Dr. med Hartmut Bombosch; Duncan Armour; eddy thys; Edith Simonson; Edward Rooks; Elfyn Pugh; Elizabeth Bradfield; Eli Zaharieva; Eric Carr; Eric Chen; Eric Schweizer; Erin Mullen; Eva Maria Jung; Fabrice Schmitt; Flip Nicklin; Frank Dankers; Gabriela Kern; Gail Addis; Gary Liddle; Gary Marsh; Genna Roland; Georgina Palmer; Gill Wilson; GLORIA GONZALEZ; Grace Best-Devereux; Greg Boreham; Greg W. Lasley; Guilhem; Gwen Kelly; Hai Nguyen; Hannah Brightley; Hannah Lawson; Hanna Michel; Hans Verdaat; Heidi Krajewsky; Heike Dietzmann; Hella Martens; Henning; Hilary Barton; Horst Klotz; Hugh Rose; Ian Hewitt; Ian Parsons; Ian Prain; Ina Condrea; James McCormack; James William Lynn; Jan-Peter Onstwedder; Jared Towers; Jayne Ryan; Jean; Jean Michel Besancon; Jeff Higgott; Jeff Litton; Jeff Nagel; Jeff Reynolds; Jenny Grayson; Jenny Starick; jerry; Jessica Daly; Jimmy Yu; Jim Wilson; Jochen Ricker; Jodi Frediani; Joe Kaplan; Joerg Schanko; John Chardine; John Fennell; John J King II; John Manion; Johnny Giese; John Roberts-Harry; John Rogers; Jonathan Irish; J. R. Patee; Julia Brown; Julie Daltrey; Juliette Hennequin; Julio Santos; June Davidson; Kalasara Del Viscovo; Karina; Katherine; Kathy D'Arnay; Katie Crafts; Katie Little; Katzenpfoten; Kendra Chittenden; Ken Wright; Kevin Morgan; Kim Chater; Krista Rossow; Kristin Davis; Larry Brilliant; Larry Worter; Laura K.O. Smith; Lee Nackman; Leoni South; Libby Levison; 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; manuel puente; Marcelo Flores; Margaret Manson; Marian Herz; Marie-Paul; Marijke Nita de Boer; Marilou Delignieres; Mark Crowe; Mark Langston; Markus Burger; MARK W GREENE, MD; Marley Watkins; Martha Stewart; Matt Heffner; Maurice van de Maele; Megan McOsker; Meg Hall; Melanie Glaubitz; Michael Govan; Michael Quinn; Mike Greenfelder; Mike Khusid; Mike Morelock; Mike Nolan; Milton Marcondes; Mindy and Paul Blaski; Ming Him Li; Mitzi; Monika Kloudova; Morten Hollænder Beeck; MV Gondwana; Nadine Habib; Natalie Gillis; Nathan Small; Nicola Silver; Nigel Watson; Nikki; Olivier Dochy; Omri Berkovich; Pablo Fernicola; Pamela Reynolds; Pat Antliff; Per Nikolaj Bukh; Pete Peterson; Peter Clement; Peter Kelvin; Peter Nelson; Petra Glardon; Philip Stone; Phillip Hunter; Phillip Terry; Pierre Bendayan; Polar Latitudes Citizen Scientists; Pradeep Kumar Agrawal; Ranald Hollan; randy pitts; R. A. Reese; Rebecca Rawalt; Renato; Richard Gamertsfelder; Richard Jones; Richard Schifreen; Richard White; Rich Hudnut Jr; Rich Macdonald; Rick And Peggy Pittaro; Robert A. Boas; Robert Matthews; Robert Pitman; Robert Rosenstein; Rob Williams; Robyn Woodward; RoNic; Rosalie Greer; ROTA Danielle; Sally Mizroch; Sally Schmeltzer; Samantha Derasse; Sam Gulino; Sam Murr; Sarah; Sarah Kather; Sarah Widman; Sara Tkaczyk; Sean Todd; Sebastian Schehlmann; Sharon Studley; Shirley Ritsch; Sidney Wolff; sikko de Graaf; Siyu Liu; Sophie Ballagh; sstein; Staffan Vedin; Stephanie Newkirk; Stephen Anstee; Stephenie Ezzy; Stephen Oppenheim; Steve Hample; Steve Kent; Steve Maclean; Sue Forbes; Susan Adie; Susan M Lacy; Sylvie Rondeau; Tea Tibilovi; Ted Cheeseman; Ted Creek; Teresa Blase; Teresa Sarmina; Terry Godfrey; Thomas Vogelsang; Tobias Brehm; Tom Hudson; Tom Smith; Tracey Radmall; Tracy Davis; Travis Wadeley; Umit Cukurel; Vicki Beaver; Vikas Majithia; Vivek Khanzode; Walter Smith; Xihe Xie; Ylva Grams; Yolonda Washington

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 mammals1,946
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total1,946
Date, Begin1986-02-01
Date, End2018-03-18
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude-75.00 - -60.34
Longitude-68.50 - 170.00
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typePhoto ID
EffortN/A
Contr. throughHappywhale
Registered2018-02-23
Updated2018-06-13
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (All)
Also availalbe from iOBIS
GBIF
See metadata in static HTML
See metadata in FGDC XML
See download history / statistics
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