Happywhale - Humpback Whale in Arctic Ocean

Happywhale

Dataset credit

Happywhale and contributors

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Ted Cheeseman Happywhale
Data entry Ei Fujioka Duke

Citation

Happywhale. 2022. Happywhale - Humpback Whale in Arctic Ocean. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/1762) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from Happywhale.com.

Abstract

Happywhale.com is a resource to help you know whales as individuals, and to benefit conservation science with rich data about individual whales.

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

Sightings and images were submitted to Happywhale by contributors. A portion of the Happywhale data were transferred to OBIS-SEAMAP upon the agreement between Happywhale and OBIS-SEAMAP.

There may be duplicate records among Happywhale datasets and other OBIS-SEAMAP datasets. The precision of date/time vary per record. Some records have date accuracy up to year only.

This dataset includes sightings and photos from the following 280 contributors in alphabetic order:

adam maire; Adelie Xiaohang Li; Adrian Neubert; Alexandre Lhériau; Alex Sinclair Lack; Alicia; Allan Finney; Allied Whale North Atlantic Humpback Whale Catalog; Allison Chen; Ana; Andrew Newlun; Andrew Stewart; Andy Rose; Angela Bowler; ANGEL SOLE; Anja Robanke; Anke Kugelstadt; Anna Astafurova; Annette Bombosch; AnninaS; Antoine Viot; Audrey Stephens; Austin Wyatt; Avner Chen; Babsi Neubarth; Barbara Anne Brandon; Beatriz Benares; Benoit Nabholz; B. Noordermeer; Bonnie Gretz; Borbala; Boyd Taylor; brad siviour; Calle Schönning; Camilo Rada; Carlos Rincon; Caroline Hodgkiss; Cassandra Ruiz; Cees Tineke; Charles Lavin; Charlotte Taplin; Chris Croxson; Christian Engelke; Christian Thrane; Christoph Fritz; Chrys Tremththanmor; Conor Ryan; Dani Abras; Daniel Stevens; Danilo Foresti; DarrenJew; Dave Matlin; David Bradley; David German; Dennis Boon; Devienne Gilles; Dimitri Vitkin; Dirk van Zandwijk; Dmitrii Kiselev; Domininc Barrington; Doug Gould; Eckhard; Eden Zang; Eivind Aksnes; Elaine Purnell; Elie Vannier; Eliott Lehoux; Elísabet Ýr Guðjónsdóttir; Elke; Ellen Klein; Elodie; emma; Emma Luck; Emma Neave-Webb; Emmanuelle Peyredieu; Enrico Hoefer; Eric Clark; Eric ROURE; Erin Sneider; Eugene Saxentoff; Eyd M. Grønadal; Fabian Schmalzried; Fabio; Familia Sanchez Planell; Fanny; Federico Arribere; Florentine Guinot; françois; Frank J.; Fredrik Broms; Gabriel Lett Viviani; gaidet; Gail Cousins; Garry Bray; Geffen family; Geir Hareide Hansen; Ghada; GordieBryce; Gordon Riddell; Greta Henderson; Hanna Michel; hannes heylen; Hans Verdaat; Harold Moses; Hazel Pittwood; Heidi Krajewsky; Henk Kamstra; Herman Sips; Herve Sibert; Husavik Research Centre; Ian Gordon; Irati Maruri; Isabella Clegg; James F C Hyde IV; Jamie Coleman; Jan Kajzar; Javier Cotin; Javier Solis; Jeff Reynolds; Jenifer; Jérôme JACOB; Jim Wilson; Joe Arceneaux; Joel Moore; John Mina; Jonas Astrup; Jonathan Rempel; joost vaeyens; Josef Wolf; Joy Martinello; Joy van der Beek; Judith Scott; Judit Roch; Julia Jayne; Juliane Schlei; Julia Yr Thorvaldsdottir; Julie Skyte; karen McMullen; Kate Sauvain; Kate Weston; Katrin Schmidt; Kayla Spencer; Ken Jensen; Ken Wells; Kerstin Langenberger; Kevin; Kirsten MacTaggart; Kit Kovacs; Konstantinos Kafritsas; Kurt Methfessel; LAMBIN Jean-Marc; Lars Maltha Rasmussen; Laura; Laurence Fischer; Laurens; Laurie Horsfall; Leendert; Lena Nicola; Lene Zachariassen; Leslie Stueben-Trumphour; Lisa Hildebrand; Loes de Heus; Maëva Accart; Manfred Moormann; Marc Gose; MARC SELLERS; Marcus Bergström; Margrét Ósk Elíasdóttir; Marian Herz; Marijke Nita de Boer; Marika Marnela; Marilia Olio; Marion JONCHERES; Marjolein Meijdam; Mark Harris; Marley Watkins; Martine; Martin Kemper; Mary Keenan; Matt McDermit; Max Schweiger; Menno Schaefer; Michael Scott; Michael Sterling; Michel Pierfitte; Mick Peerdeman; Mona Beate Wendelborg; Mona Wong; Mouser Williams; MS Fram; MS Maud; MS Otto Sverdrup; MS Spitsbergen; Nacho Oria; Nadine Hunziker; Natascha; Niklas Astrom; Nils; NOAA National Marine Mammal Laboratory (NMML); Ocean Missions; Olaf Pignataro; Olivier Blaud; Pascal Mauerhofer; Patrick Ruf; Patrick Scherer; Pat Sanders; Pauline van Monsjou; Paul Soulby; Per Nikolaj Bukh; Per Olsson; Petra Glardon; Petr Petrik; Philippe Jeanty; Pim Wolf; Pupanoid; Queloz; Rachael Barber; Radovan Sutora; Rafael Martins; Raina Burke; Rand Rudland; Rebecca Malkewicz; Richard Allan; Richard Lovelock; Richard Walker; Richard White; Rob Gons; Rodrigo A. Martinez Catalan; Rod White; Romane R; Rosa M. Coronas; Russian Cetacean Habitat Project; Ruud; Sabine Griesser; Sais Céline; Samantha Wormley; Sandra Zijlstra; Sea Fever Productions; Shannon; Shantala Wentink; Sheila Miller; S. Helgu; Siairra Tharp; Simon Smith; Slater T Moore; Sophie Carr; Soyer; Stacey Colebaugh; Steffen G.; Steffen Oehme; Steffo Polar; Stephan Uhlemann; Stephen King; Steve Jones; Steven dos-Remedios; Steve Willetts; Susan Smith; suse; Tanja; Ted Creek; Teresa Blase; Therese Horntrich; Thomas Podesta; Tiffany Fare; Tim Wright; Tobias Brehm; Tobias Paul; Tony Littler; Tressarieu; Tudor Morgan; Ursula Brändle; Vicki Beaver; Virgil Reglioni; Vladimir Burkanov; Whale Wise; Wilfried Schnessl; Wouter Verwee; Years of the North Atlantic Humpback whale (YoNAH); Yuri Choufour; Yves Roumazeilles

References

Attributes

Overview

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 described below represent those in the original dataset provided by the provider.
All attributes are included in the downloadable file (CSV or ESRI File Geodatabase) for "Complete Set of Dataset".

Attributes in dataset

Attribute (table column)Description
oidInternal ID
typeAlways 'Event'
modifiedLast modified
languageLanguage. Always 'en'
institution_codeInstitution code. Always 'Happywhale'
basis_of_recordBasis of record. Always 'HumanObservation'
occurrence_idOccurrence ID assigned by Happywhale
catalog_numberCatalog number. A link to Happywhale
recorded_byPerson or organization who recorded the data
individual_countNumber of animal. Always 1
sexGender of the animal if known
preparationsMethod of data collection. Always 'photograph'
occurrence_remarksOccurrence remarks
organism_idOrganism/animal ID assigned by Happywhale
organism_nameOrganism/animal name by provider
organism_remarksOrganism remarks
event_idEvent ID assigned by Happywhale
event_dateDate the picture was taken
event_timeTime the picture was taken in local time zone
higher_geographyOcean the animal was seen
water_bodyDetails of ocean
localityLocation of ocean
verbatim_localityLocation of ocean described by the provider
decimal_latitudeLatitude in decimal degrees
decimal_longitudeLongitude in decimal degrees
geodetic_datumGeodetic datum. Always 'EPSG:4326 WGS84'
coordinate_precisionCoordinate precision
scientific_nameScientific name
taxon_rankTaxon rank
vernacular_nameCommon name
licenseLicense for picture
rights_holderRights holder
external_resourceLink to the picture (mid size)
external_resource_thumbLink to the picture (small size)
OBIS-SEAMAP ID1762
Seabirds0
Marine mammals2,323
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total2,323
Date, Begin1992-07-01
Date, End2022-09-26
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude51.15 - 79.96
Longitude-179.90 - 156.72
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typePhoto ID
EffortN/A
Traveled (km)0
0
Contr. throughHappywhale
Registered2018-02-23
Updated2022-12-15
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (All)
Shared with OBIS
GBIF (via DOI)
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