GREC Tursiops sightings in the Mediterranean 1988-2010
Groupe de Recherche sur les Cétacés

Dataset credit

Groupe de Recherche sur les Cétacés and Alexandre Gannier

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Alexandre Gannier Groupe de Recherche sur les Cétacés
Data entry Connie Kot Duke University

Citation

Abstract

Data were obtained during sailboat dedicated surveys.

Purpose

Surveys were not focused on a specific cetacean species.

Supplemental information

[2016-12-09] The Tursiops truncatus sighting on 7/9/1997 at 12:59:00 was removed from this dataset and added to the Cetacean sightings in the north western Mediterranean Sea by GREC – EPHE – EcoOcéan Institut, 1996-1997 dataset (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/1426) by request from the provider (to clarify the ownership of the data).

[2016-09-22] The coordinates of the sighting 1999-07-09 11:30:00 were corrected.
Longitude 5.58267 => -5.58267

Other data fields (not included here) describe environmental behavioral and other items. Pictures were taken opportunistically, as well as acoustic recordings.

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)
num_rowRow number
matriculdefinition not provided
obs_dateObserved date
lat1Original latitude format
long1Original longitude format
latitudeLatitude of observation in decimal degrees
longitudeLongitude of observation in decimal degrees
obs_countObserved count
time1Original time format
obs_timeObserved time (local time)
sp_obsSpecies observed
sp_tsnTaxonomic Serial Number added by OBIS-SEAMAP
geomGeometry field added by OBIS-SEAMAP
OBIS-SEAMAP ID814
Seabirds0
Marine mammals94
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total94
Date, Begin1988-08-02
Date, End2010-08-14
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude35.58 - 43.60
Longitude-5.58 - 28.09
Coord. prec.5 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Contr. throughACCOBAMS
Registered2012-01-18
Updated2016-12-09
StatusPublished
Sharing policy Permission required
Also availalbe from None
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