USWTR JAX Aerial Survey -Left side- 2011-2012
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-side and right-side observers upon provider's request. This dataset is from the left side sightings data. The right side sightings data are available on OBIS-SEAMAP in the USWTR Jax Aerial Survey -Right side- 2011-2012 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
oidRow ID assigned by OBIS-SEAMAP
obs_dateObservation date
obs_timeobservation time
waypointWaypoint
latitudeLatitude in decimal degrees
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
vizabilityVisibility
bssBSS
cloudCloud cover code. Code descriptions available upon request.
glare_lGlare Left
glare_rGlare Right
vertical_angleAngle
horizontal_angleDegree forward
sighting_cueSighting cue
sp_obsSpecies name recorded
sp_tsnITIS taxonomic serial number.
reliabilityReliability
min_countMinimum number of animals
max_countMaximum number of animals
obs_countbest estimate of number of animals
commentsComments
OBIS-SEAMAP ID857
Seabirds0
Marine mammals56
Sea turtles176
Rays and sharks15
Other species3
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total250
Date, Begin2011-05-19
Date, End2012-04-19
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude29.95 - 30.57
Longitude-80.69 - -79.82
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformPlane
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortYES (ID: 858)
Traveled (km)13,335
Effort hours99
Contr. throughNavy
Registered2012-08-08
Updated2012-08-10
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (Minimum)
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