Summer 2004 Cape Hatteras
Entry ID: seamap298

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Summary
Abstract: This dataset contains locational information of marine mammal, sea bird, sea turtle sightings off of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, in August, 2004.

Purpose: http://www.whoi.edu/science/PO/hatterasfronts/marinemammal.html Our objective is to map the distribution of upper-trophic predators with respect to physical and biological gradients across the NC shelf. A team of observers used standardized population sampling techniques, including line-transect and strip transect methods, to survey the distribution and abundance of marine mammals, birds and ... View entire text
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Caption:  Summer and Winter Surveys
 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 36.49   S: 34.28   E: -74.5   W: -77.1

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Duke University Marine Laboratory
Dataset Title: Summer 2004 Cape Hatteras
Dataset Series Name: OBIS-SEAMAP
Dataset Release Date: 2006-05-25 16:05:08.17444-04
Dataset Release Place: http://seamap.env.duke.edu/
Dataset Publisher: OBIS-SEAMAP
Data Presentation Form: vector digital data
Online Resource: http://www.nicholas.duke.edu/marinelab/
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-08-04
Stop Date: 2005-02-02
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.000167 Decimal degrees
Longitude Resolution: 0.000167 Decimal degrees
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 meter - < 30 meters
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Quality HORIZONTAL POSITIONAL ACCURACY REPORT: Latitude and longitude were originally recorded in degrees, decimal minutes (to within 0.01 decimal minute).

VERTICAL POSITIONAL ACCURACY REPORT: Latitude and longitude were originally recorded in degrees, decimal minutes (to within 0.01 decimal minute).
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.
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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: 0.190
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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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-08-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-18
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