UNCW USWTR JAX Aerial Surveys May - Oct 2010 - Left side
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

The original survey data are separated into two datasets, from left and right observers. This dataset is from the left side sightings data. The right side sightings data are available on OBIS-SEAMAP in the UNCW USWTR JAX Aerial Surveys May - Oct 2010 - Right side dataset.

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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 SEAMAP)
idRow ID assigned by OBIS-SEAMAP
obs_datedate of observation
obs_timetime of observation
latitudeLatitude in decimal degrees
longitudeLongitude in decimal degrees
waypointWaypoint
eventEvent. 1.1 = On effort/on track; 1.2 = Off effort. Full codes are available upon request.
headingHeading
track_numTrack number
obs_numObserver number
visibilityVisibility
bssBSS
cloudCloud cover code. Code descriptions available upon request.
glare_lGlare Left
glare_rGlare Right
vertical_angleVertical angle
horizontal_angleHorizontal angle
reliabilityReliability
sighting_cueSighting Cue
sp_obsSpecies name by provider
commonSpecies common name
tsnITIS taxonomic serial number.
scientificScientific name
group_Species group defined by OBIS-SEAMAP
rankRank of the species.
count_minMinimum number of animals
count_maxMaximum number of animals
obs_countbest estimate of number of animals
commentsComments
OBIS-SEAMAP ID687
Seabirds0
Marine mammals44
Sea turtles182
Rays and sharks12
Other species1
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total239
Date, Begin2010-05-06
Date, End2010-10-19
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude29.96 - 30.58
Longitude-80.71 - -79.77
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformPlane
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortYES (ID: 689)
Traveled (km)10,524
Effort hours79
Contr. throughNavy
Registered2011-01-21
Updated2011-06-20
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (Minimum)
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