UNCW Aerial Survey 1998-1999
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

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Purpose

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Supplemental information

Metadata in preparation, though fields description and taxonomic information of the species sighted are found in the metadata.
Please contact University of North Carolina at Wilmington for questions regarding the dataset.

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.

Attributes in dataset provided

Attribute (table column)Description
datasetDataset name
linenoLine number
siteSite name
dateDate of the sighting
timeTime of the sighting in local time
gmttimeTime of the sighting at UTC
waypointWaypoint
latitudeLatitude in decimal degrees
longitudeLongitude in decimal degrees
trackTrack number
inboxInbox (Y or N)
headingHeading
eventEvent code
observerObserver ID
sp_codeSpecies code. Some code are added by OBIS-SEAMAP.Original dataset included SP_Orgnl that shows species common name and other sightings such as ship,, trawler.
commonSpecies common name.
tsnTaxonomic Serial Number defined by ITIS.
scientificSpecies scientific name.
groupGroup name the species belongs to.
rankRank of the species
sp_orgnlSpecies name originally written
reliabiltyReliabiliy
maxMaximum number of animals
minMinimum number of animals
bestBest number of animals
calvesNumber of calves
avoidanceAvoidance
altitudeAltitude in feet
visibilityVisibility
bssBaufort sea state
cloudCloud cover
glareleftGlare at left side
glarerightGlare at right side
photovideoIndicate if a photo or video was taken
commentsComments
excludedInternal use
geomGeometry field added by OBIS-SEAMAP
oidUnique ID number (generated by OBIS-SEAMAP)
datetime_iniInternal use
latitude_iniInternal use
longitude_iniInternal use
OBIS-SEAMAP ID272
Seabirds0
Marine mammals177
Sea turtles133
Rays and sharks38
Other species20
Non spatial0
Non species496
Total864
Date, Begin1998-09-14
Date, End1999-10-30
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude33.41 - 38.29
Longitude-77.80 - -73.98
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformPlane
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortYES (ID: 273)
Traveled (km)26,417
Effort hours166
Registered2005-03-11
Updated2005-03-11
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (Minimum)
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