Joint Deepwater Systematics and Marine Mammal Survey
Entry ID: seamap292

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Summary
Abstract: The cruise was conducted during 16 July 2 - August 2002. The area of operation was the western North Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity of Bear Seamount, located at approximately 39o 55' North latitude, 067o 25' West longitude, and along the continental slope south of George's Bank.

Purpose: The cruise objectives were twofold: (1) to explore the biodiversity in the vicinity of Bear Seamount and to collect nekton (especially fish and cephalopod) specimens in bottom and midwater samples from the maximum depths possible and (2) to collect information on the distributional relationship between cetaceans, particularly beaked whales and sperm whales, oceanographic features, and potential ... View entire text
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Caption:  Marine Mammal Survey
 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 40.77   S: 39.82   E: -66.64   W: -68.59

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC)
Dataset Title: Joint Deepwater Systematics and Marine Mammal Survey
Dataset Series Name: OBIS-SEAMAP
Dataset Release Date: 2005-08-17 19:49:42.240994-04
Dataset Release Place: http://seamap.env.duke.edu/
Dataset Publisher: OBIS-SEAMAP
Data Presentation Form: vector digital data
Parent DIF
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-07-18
Stop Date: 2002-08-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.000167 Decimal degrees
Longitude Resolution: 0.000167 Decimal degrees
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 meter - < 30 meters
Platform
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Quality HORIZONTAL POSITIONAL ACCURACY REPORT: The latitude and longitude of the sighting was determined subsequently using an algorithm which dead reckonings between positions recorded on the effort data form.

VERTICAL POSITIONAL ACCURACY REPORT: The latitude and longitude of the sighting was determined subsequently using an algorithm which dead reckonings between positions recorded on the effort data form.
Access Constraints ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: Open public unless otherwise noted.

DISTRIBUTION LIABILITY: Not to hold OBIS-SEAMAP liable for errors in the data. While we have made every effort to ensure the quality of the database, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of these datasets. Also please refer to Use Constraints.
Use Constraints 1. Not to use data contained in OBIS-SEAMAP in any publication, product, or commercial application without prior written consent of the original data provider. 2. To cite both the data provider and OBIS-SEAMAP appropriately after approval of use is obtained. 3. Not to hold OBIS-SEAMAP liable for errors in the data. While we have made every effort to ensure the quality of the database, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of these datasets.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
OBIS Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://seamap.env.duke.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: PATRICK N. HALPIN
Phone: 919-613-8062
Email: phalpin at duke.edu
Contact Address:
Duke University
Box 90328
City: Durham
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 27708
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Size: 0.065
Fees: Free
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 919-613-8021
Fax: 919-684-8741
Email: efujioka at duke.edu
Contact Address:
LSRC A321
Box 90328
City: Durham
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 27708
Country: USA
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Publications/References
David Potter, National Marine Fisheries Service. CRUISE REPORT; Cruise No. DE 02-06; Joint Deepwater Systematics and Marine Mammal Survey. 2002. Woods Hole, MA.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-06-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-18
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