SOCAL KB04, FZN1, FZN2 Marine Mammal Aerial Monitoring 2011-2012
HDR Environmental, Operations and Construction, Inc.

Dataset credit

The U.S. Navy Marine Species Monitoring Program

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Kristen Ampela HDR Environmental, Operations and Construction, Inc.
Secondary contact Cathy Bacon HDR Environmental, Operations and Construction, Inc.
Data entry Ei Fujioka Duke University

Citation

Abstract

Features in this feature class represent animal sightings that occurred during aerial monitoring surveys for marine mammals performed from 2011-2012 in the SOCAL Range Complex. Survey dates are 14-18 February 2011; 30-31 March and 01 April 2011; 12-20 April 2011; 09-14 May 2011; 30-31 January and 01-05 February 2012; 13-15 March 2012; and 28-30 May and 01 April 2012. Work was performed under HDR task orders FZN1, FZN2, and KB04 (IDIQ contract award N62470-10-D-3011, NAVFAC LANT).

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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
oidUnique ID number (generated by OBIS-SEAMAP)
objectidUnique ID number
altitudemAltitude in meters
aspectAspect (blank)
bearingBearing (L or R or degrees or clock-face)
beaufortclassBeaufort class (blank)
beaufortscaleBeaufort sea scale
beheventinitBehavior
beheventinitfldBehavior
beheventnumber(blank)
binoculars(blank)
birdsIndicate if birds were obseved
calvespercent(blank)
contract(blank)
countcalvesThe number of calves (may be a text)
countfemalesCount of females (blank)
countjuvenilesCount of juveniles (blank)
countmalesCount of males (blank)
countnewbornsCount of new borns (blank)
counttotbestThe best estimate of the group size
counttotminThe minimum of the group size
counttotmaxThe maximum of the group size
countvescargoCount of cargos (blank)
countvesferriesCount of ferries (blank)
countvesfishingCount of fishing vessels (blank)
countvesmilitaryCount of miliary vessels (blank)
countvesmotoryachtsCount of yachts (blank)
countvessailingCount of sailing ships (blank)
cueCue of the sighting (blank)
declangleDeclination angle
depthBotom depth in meters (blank)
dispcohesion(blank)
dispmaxdefinition not provided
dispmindefinition not provided
distlateralLateral distance to the animal in meters
distsight(blank)
effortobsIndicate if the observe is on effort
efforttransectIndicate if the survey on its transect
flightofdayFlight of day
glareGlare (blank)
glareleftGlare at left side (blank)
glaremaxangle(blank)
glareminangle(blank)
glarerightGlare at right side (blank)
groupidGroup ID (blank)
headinganimalHeading of the animals in degrees or clock-face
headingplatformHeading of the platform
latanimalLatitude of the animals in degrees (not available for 2011 data)
latplatformLatitude of the platform in degrees
latplatformenddefinition not provided
legnumberLeg number (blank)
legtypeLeg type
longanimalLongitude of the animals in degrees (not available for 2011 data)
longplatformLongitude of the platform in degrees
longplatformenddefinition not provided
observerInitials of bird observer
observeraftObserver at aft (blank)
observerforwardObserver at forward (blank)
observerleftObserver on the left side
observerrightObserver on the right side
pctime(blank)
percentcloudcoverCloud cover in percentage (blank)
photoframesdefinition not provided
photosIndicate if a photo was taken
platformded(blank)
platformheadingmagnetic(blank)
platformheadingtrue(blank)
platformspeedPlatform speed (blank)
platformtypePlatform type (always Aerial)
reactioninitInitial reaction
reactioninitcountReaction count
reactionlaterReaction of the animals later
reactionlatercountLater reaction count
recorderRecorder name (blank)
reticle(blank)
sightability(blank)
sightingdateDate of the sighting
sightingmultiIndicate if multiple species were sighted (blank)
sightingmultispcs(blank)
sightingmultispcscount(blank)
sightingmultispcsprcnt(blank)
sightingnotesNotes of the sighting
sightingnumberSighting number (not available for 2011 data)
sightingtimeTime of the sighting at local time zone
sightingtimeendThe end time of the sighting
spcsbw(blank)
spcscertaintyfinaldefinition not provided
spcscertaintyinitdefinition not provided
spcscodeSpecies code
spcsconfidenceConfidence of the species identification (blank)
spcshauledoutSpecies hauled out (blank)
spcsnmcomSpecies common name
spcsnmsciSpecies scientific name
sp_tsnTaxonomic Serial Number added by OBIS-SEAMAP
spcsnmsciinit(blank)
spcspossresight(blank)
subgroups(blank)
surveyareaSurvey area
surveycat(blank)
surveyidSurvey ID
surveyidreportdefinition not provided
surveylinkdefinition not provided
surveynumber(blank)
surveytypeSurvey type
surveytypeid(blank)
surveysegmentiddefinition not provided
swellSwell (blank)
videoIndicate if a video was taken
visibilityVisibility (blank)
visibilityleftVisibility (left side; blank)
visibilityrightVisibility (right side; blank)
waterseasondefinition not provided
weatherWeather (blank)
winddirectionWind direction (blank)
windspeedWind speed (blank)
oceanOcean (always Pacific)
regionRegion (always SOCAL)
range_complexRange complex
survey_platformSurvey platform (always Aerial)
survey_category(blank)
dedicated_survey_platformIndifate id this was a dedicated survey (always Y)
dates_of_surveyDates of survey
geomGeometry field added by OBIS-SEAMAP
OBIS-SEAMAP ID1423
Seabirds0
Marine mammals884
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total884
Date, Begin2011-02-14
Date, End2012-04-01
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude32.52 - 33.47
Longitude-119.17 - -117.15
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformPlane
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortYES (ID: 1425)
Traveled (km)36,753
Effort hours9,888
Contr. throughNavy
Registered2016-11-18
Updated2017-03-22
StatusPublished
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