NOAA Gulf of Mexico Marine Mammal Survey 1994; Sightings
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Summary
Abstract: A spring marine mammals survey in Gulf of Mexico was conducted in
1994 by NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center to examine the diversity,
distribution and estimate abundance of marine mammals in U.S. waters. The
survey was aimed at meeting the responsibilities under the provisions of the
Marine Mammal Protection Act. The survey was taken place along with Southeast
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Purpose: The purpose of this survey is to examine the distribution and estimate
abundance of cetaceans in U.S. waters. Specific objectives of this survey are:
1. Complete a line transect survey of the study area for marine mammals during
daylight hours. 2. Collect ichthyoplankton with bongo and double neuston trawl
gear for estimates of abundance of eggs, larvae and small juveniles,
particularly those of ... View entire text
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Caption:  Marine Mammals Survey
 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 29.95   S: 24.3   E: -83.98   W: -95.82

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC)
Dataset Title: NOAA Gulf of Mexico Marine Mammal Survey 1994; Sightings
Dataset Series Name: OBIS-SEAMAP
Dataset Release Date: 2004-06-03 14:11:08.097537-04
Dataset Release Place: http://seamap.env.duke.edu/
Dataset Publisher: OBIS-SEAMAP
Issue Identification: SEFSC
Data Presentation Form: vector digital data
Online Resource: http://www.sefsc.noaa.gov/
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
OBIS-SEAMAP

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-04-16
Stop Date: 1994-06-09
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: Based on GPS device
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 The datasets should be used with the corresponding transects dataset. Not to
use data contained in OBIS-SEAMAP in any publication, product, or commercial
application without prior written consent of the original data provider. To
cite both the data provider and OBIS-SEAMAP appropriately after approval of use
is obtained. Also please refer to Distribution Liability.
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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: 0.837
Distribution Format: zip
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
Carol Roden and Perry Thompson. Cruise Results; Marine Mammal Survey and
Spring Southeast Are Monitoring and Assessment Program (SEAMAP) Ichthyoplankton
Survey; NOAA Ship Oregon II Cruise OT-94-01 (209). 1994. NOAA Southeast
Fisheries Science Center.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-05-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-13
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