Happywhale - Humpback Whale in South Atlantic Ocean

Happywhale

Dataset credit

Happywhale and contributors

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Ted Cheeseman Happywhale
Data entry Ei Fujioka Duke University

Citation

Happywhale. 2022. Happywhale - Humpback Whale in South Atlantic Ocean. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/1766) 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 171 contributors in alphabetic order:

adam maire; Adrian Boyle; Agustina Ramirez; Alan Henry; Alan Johanson; Alan Jones; Aleksandr Trach; Alex Vogel; Aline de Jesus Lobo; Amy Kennedy; Andrew Thompson; Anna Astafurova; Anna Belcher; Annette Bombosch; Ashley Hamilton; Beluga Zeng; Benjamin Wambergue; Ben Osborne; Ben Phalan; Brian Dolan; Brian Kirsch; British Antarctic Survey (BAS) research staff; Bruce Pailthorpe; Byron Elvin Berger; Carina Gsottbauer; Carla Fiorito; Carley Lowe; Carl Henry; Carlos Martins; Carmen; Caroline Lupini; Carolyn Dankowski; Cecilia Facchola; César Augusto Gribaudo; Chris Croxson; Christian Engelke; Chris Wilkinson; Cindy Marple; Claude Peffer; Claudia Weber-Gebert; Conor Ryan; Crawford Anderson; Daiana Paula da Silva Cabral; Dani Abras; David Cummings; David Hurwitz; David Pechey; Deborah Komatsu; Dmitrii Kiselev; Dolores Muff; Dyer Island Cruises; Ecosul Turismo; Eli Konen; Elisa Seyboth; Ella Crowie; Ella Potts; Els Vermeulen; Érika Coelho; Ezra Siegel; Fabiane Mota; Fabio; Felipe Buloto; Frank Santos; Frank Tetreault; Genna Roland; Geovana cartaxo; Gerald Friesen; Hans Verdaat; Heidi Krajewsky; Heitor C; heitor rodrigues; Helen Ahern; Helen Moore; Holly Harper; HUMPBACK WHALE INSTITUTE - BRAZIL; James F C Hyde IV; James William Lynn; Jamie Coleman; Javier Cotin; Jeannine Winkel; Jean-Paul Hafner; Jeff; Jeff Higgott; Jill Niederberger; Jim Wilson; jlddt; Joel Moore; Jo Feldman; John Belchamber; John Dickens; Judy Anderson; Julio Cardoso; Karen Backer; Kendra Chittenden; Ken The Whale-man Moore; KP Science; Kurtis Randall; Lauren Farmer; Leiv Poncet; Liliane Lodi; Lucas Beltramino; LUIZ OTAVIO FREITAS MAIA JUNIOR; Lynn Salmon; Madelyn Caltabiano; Maíta Moura; Marcel V. de Morais; Marcus Bergström; Maria Isabel Carvalho Gonçalves; Marijke Nita de Boer; Marilia Olio; Marina Leite Marques; Mark Doing; Mark Harris; Markus Tamm; Martin Collins; Martin Digby; Maycon Victorino Cardoso; Mdu Seakamela; Michael P Rubinstein; Michael Scott; Mike Greenfelder; Miranda; Natalie Ensor; Nereida Paris; Nikki; Nir Shaviv; Pamela Le Noury; Patrick Rüegg; Paul Lipschitz; Paul Page; Peter Amster; Pieter Gorzeman; Pippa Low; Plancius; Rachel Rodell; Raphael Silveira; @redemarbrasil; Richard Ingels; Robert Carr; Ruben Fijn; Sacha Viquerat; Sarah Keenan; Sara Jenner; Sea Shepherd Brasil; Sergio Cipolotti; Shreya; Simon Elwen; Siyu Liu; Southern Right Charters; Steph & Oli Prince; steve; Sue Flanagan; Susan Albrecht; Susan Portnoy; Ted Cheeseman; Thais Hokoç M Melo; Thomas Ronge; Tiago Rodrigues; Tobias Brehm; Tom Barcley; Tony Chewter; Tony wright; Troels Jacobsen; Trond Elde; Umesh Madan; Vahe Guzelimian; Valeria D'Agostino; Virginia Mach; Vivian Lambert; Wayne Brown; WhaleExpeditionSA

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 ID1766
Seabirds0
Marine mammals1,852
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total1,852
Date, Begin2004-01-17
Date, End2022-07-06
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude-60.00 - -0.70
Longitude-67.50 - 19.46
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typePhoto ID
EffortN/A
Traveled (km)0
0
Contr. throughHappywhale
Registered2018-02-23
Updated2022-09-15
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (All)
Shared with OBIS
GBIF (via DOI)
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See metadata in FGDC XML
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