CRC HRC Vessel-Based Surveys KB11 2013-2014
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

Data in this dataset represent animal sightings that occurred during vessel surveys for marine mammals and sea turtles in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Vessel-based surveys were conducted from December 2013 to December 2014 by NAVFAC in cooperation with the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center. The source geodatabase was compiled by HDR under NAVFAC contract N62470-15-D-8006, task order KB11.

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

Sighting locations reflect the animal locations not the locations of the survey boat.
Survey tracklines are available as a static layer.
An aerial image of the survey area is available.
Relevant shore-based survey data is available at http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/1955

A humpback whale sighting on 2014-01-23 15:57:00 was on land (-157.944993, 21.307519) and deleted by OBIS-SEAMAP.

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)
objectidObject ID
beaufortscaleBeaufort sea scale
bearingBearing
counttotbestBest estimate of number of animals
cueSighingt cue
datetimeDate and time of the sighting at local time zone
distsightDistance to sighting
effortstatusEffort status (ON/OFF)
glareGlare
photoidFlag indicating PhotoID
photoidpositionPhotoID position
photoidqualityQuality of PhotoID image
latanimalLatitude of animals
latplatformLatitude of the platform
longanimalLongitude of animals
longplatformLongitude of the platform
observerThe observer
oceanOcean (always Pacific)
onshoreFlag of on shore
percentcloudcoverCloud cover in percent
photoframesPhoto frame ID
photographerPhotographer
photosFlag whether photos were taken (Y or N)
platformtypePlatform type (always BOAT)
rangecomplexRange complex (always Hawaii Range Complex)
sightingnotesSighting notes
sightingnumberSighting Number
legidLeg ID
spcsnmcomCommon name
spcsnmsciScientific name
sp_tsnTaxonomic Serial Number added by OBIS-SEAMAP
surveyidSurvey ID (blank)
swellSwell
videoVideo (blank)
surveypointSurvey point
ageclassAge class
geomGeometry field added by OBIS-SEAMAP
OBIS-SEAMAP ID1954
Seabirds0
Marine mammals5
Sea turtles80
Rays and sharks2
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species1
Total89
Date, Begin2013-12-26
Date, End2014-12-19
Temporal prec.111110
Latitude21.30 - 21.38
Longitude-158.01 - -157.94
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Registered2019-03-01
Updated2019-04-01
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY (All)
Also availalbe from iOBIS
GBIF (planned)
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