JAX MAVEX Aerial Monitoring 2012
HDR Environmental, Operations and Construction, Inc.

Dataset credit

The U.S. Navy Marine Species Monitoring Program

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Dana Spontak HDR Environmental, Operations and Construction, Inc.
Data entry Ei Fujioka Duke University

Citation

Abstract

Aerial marine species monitoring occurred on 28 February and 29 February 2012 for a Maverick Missile Exercise (MAVEX) training event off the eastern coast of Florida within the U.S. Navy’s Missile Laser Training Range (MLTR).

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

[2014-07-02] The unit of Distance field was wrong in the metadata. It is in meters.

References

Attributes

Overview

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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)
eventEvent
sighting_noSighting No.
obs_dateObservation date
speciesSpecies name
sp_obsSpecies name recorded
sp_tsnITIS Taxonomic Serial Number assigned by OBIS-SEAMAP
obs_countGroup size - best
count_highGroup size - high
count_lowGroup size - low
calvesNumber of calves
obs_timeStart time (local time zone)
stop_timeStop time (local time zone)
beaufortBeaufort Sea State
latitudeLatitude in decimal degrees
longitudeLongitude in decimal degrees
vert_angleVertical angle in degrees
distanceDistance off Track in meters
headingHeading in degrees
bottom_depthBottom Depth (m)
behaviorBehavioral Summary
navy_shipNavy Ship Present (Yes/No)
exercisePre/During/Post Exercise
bearing_angleBearing Angle
geomGeometry field added by OBIS-SEAMAP
OBIS-SEAMAP ID875
Seabirds0
Marine mammals14
Sea turtles84
Rays and sharks5
Other species18
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total121
Date, Begin2012-02-28
Date, End2012-02-29
Temporal prec.111110
Latitude30.31 - 31.02
Longitude-81.33 - -80.10
Coord. prec.3 decimal digits
PlatformPlane
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Contr. throughNavy
Registered2012-09-17
Updated2012-10-04
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY (All)
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