Marine Mammals Sightings Database; NMML
Entry ID: EARTH_OCEAN_NMML_marine_mammal2

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Summary
Abstract: Marine mammal sightings and sighting efforts are included in
this data set. Includes position, time, date, weather
conditions, number of animals sighted, species sighted, distance
and angle to sighting, behavior of animals, water temperature,
and comments. These digital data sets are in RIM
RIbase format
for DOS. The data were collected in international waters of the
North Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 67.0   S: -65.0   E: -30.0   W: 110.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1952-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Platform
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Originating Center
Data Center
National Marine Mammal Laboratory, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nmml.afsc.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: G. CHRISTOPHER BOUCHER
Phone: (206) 526-4045
Email: BOUCHER at AFSC.NOAA.GOV
Contact Address:
National Marine Mammal Laboratory
7600 Sand Point Way NE F/NWC3
City: Seattle
Province or State: WA
Postal Code: 98115
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: on-line data
Publications/References
Boucher, G.C. and Boaz, C.J. Documentation for the Marine Mammals
Sightings Database of the National Marine Mammals Laboratory - NOAA
Technical Memorandum NMFS F/NWC - 159 February 1989
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-20
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