Satellite tracking of rehabilitated juvenile loggerhead, green, and Kemp's ridley turtles in the northeastern USA

Fundacion Oceanografic

Dataset credit

Nathan J. Robinson, Fundacion Oceanografic

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Nathan Robinson Fundacion Oceanografic
Data entry Ei Fujioka Duke University

Citation

Abstract

Satellite tracking data for 31 rehabilitated loggerhead, green, and Kemp's ridley sea turtles tracked from the waters of New York, US.

The data have already been processed using a state-space model to provide daily location estimates.

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

Tracking data were processed using a state-space model to provide daily location estimates at 12:00:00pm.

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.
Only minimum required attributes are visible and downloadable online. Other attributes may be obtained upon provider's permission.

Attributes in dataset

Attribute (table column)Description
oidUnique ID number (generated by OBIS-SEAMAP)
tag_idTag ID
dateDate
timeTime at local time zone (always 12:00:00pm)
lonLongitude in decimal degrees
latLatitude in decimal degrees
speciesSpecies name
sp_tsnTaxonomic Serial Number added by OBIS-SEAMAP
obs_countNumber of animals (always 1) added by OBIS-SEAMAP
geomGeometry field added by OBIS-SEAMAP
OBIS-SEAMAP ID2133
Seabirds0
Marine mammals0
Sea turtles3,827
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total3,827
Date, Begin2005-08-16
Date, End2015-08-14
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude25.55 - 42.39
Longitude-81.34 - -35.41
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformTag
Data typeTelemetry location
TracklinesYES (ID: 2134)
Traveled (km)63,515
Travel hours102,624
Contr. throughSEAMAP_TO_SWOT
Registered2020-12-02
Updated2020-12-10
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (Minimum)
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