NOAA Mid Atlantic Tursiops Surveys 1995 (1); Sightings
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Summary
Abstract: Mid Atlantic Tursiops Surveys (MATS) were conducted in 1995 by NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center to examine the distribution and estimate an index of relative abundance for Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) inhabiting the nearshore coastal waters in mid-and southern Atlantic bight. This data set contains sightings of not only the target dolphins but also other species ... View entire text

Purpose: The purpose of this survey was to examine the distribution and estimate an index of relative abundance for Atlantic bottlenose dolphins inhabiting the nearshore coastal waters of the U.S. mid- and southern Atlantic bight.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Records with no common name are some pollution observed (e.g. plastic). Records were assigned a sequential number LineNo. LineNo can be used to match ... View entire text
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Caption:  Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins Surveys
 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 40.5   S: 35.25   E: -73.31   W: -75.96

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC)
Dataset Title: NOAA Mid Atlantic Tursiops Surveys 1995 (1); Sightings
Dataset Series Name: OBIS-SEAMAP
Dataset Release Date: 2005-06-28 21:42:05.95259-04
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
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-07-13
Stop Date: 1995-07-23
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.000167 Decimal degrees
Longitude Resolution: 0.000167 Decimal degrees
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 meter - < 30 meters
Platform
Aircraft Ancillary Description
Quality HORIZONTAL POSITIONAL ACCURACY REPORT: Depends on GPS

VERTICAL POSITIONAL ACCURACY REPORT: Depends on GPS
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.
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: 0.260
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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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-05-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-18
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