USWTR JAX Aerial Survey -Right side- 2010-2011
University of North Carolina, Wilmington

Dataset credit

William A. McLellan, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact William McLellan N/A
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-side and right-side observers upon provider's request. This dataset is from the right side sightings data. The left side sightings data are available on OBIS-SEAMAP in the USWTR JAX Aerial Survey -Left side- 2010-2011 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 record ID for internal use
idRow ID assigned by OBIS-SEAMAP
obs_datedate of observation
latitudeLatitude in decimal degrees
obs_timetime of observation
waypointWaypoint
longitudeLongitude in decimal degrees
eventEvent. 1.1 = On effort/on track; 1.2 = Off effort. Full codes are available upon request.
headingHeading
track_numTrack number
observerObserver Number
visibilityVisibility
bssBSS
cloudCloud cover code. Code descriptions available upon request.
glare_lGlare Left
glare_rGlare Right
vert_angleVertical angle
horiz_angleHorizontal angle
reliabilityReliability
sight_cueSighting cue
sp_obsSpecies name recorded
commonSpecies common name
tsnITIS taxonomic serial number.
scientificScientific name
group_Species group defined by OBIS-SEAMAP
rankSpecies taxonomic rank
min_numMinimum number of animals
max_numMaximum number of animals
obs_countbest estimate of number of animals
commentsComments
OBIS-SEAMAP ID747
Seabirds0
Marine mammals64
Sea turtles136
Rays and sharks36
Other species9
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total245
Date, Begin2010-11-18
Date, End2011-04-09
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude29.96 - 30.61
Longitude-81.20 - -79.78
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformPlane
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortYES (ID: 748)
Traveled (km)8,379
Effort hours63
Contr. throughNavy
Registered2011-07-19
Updated2011-07-19
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (Minimum)
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