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Acoustic census of mysticete whales, Antarctic, Mar-Aug 2001, GLOBEC
Entry ID: sonobuoy_whale_SO

Abstract: Mysticete whale calls were monitored/recorded via deployment of
directional sonobuoys during March-August 2001. This monitoring
technique is used to study whale distribution, behavior and aid in
estimating populations. Deployments were either random or when whales
were observed. The observed calls are identified by species.
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Description: U.S. GLOBEC Data System - Directory of Data;
See data object(s): "sonobuoy_whale" (J. Hildebrand, Investigator)
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -59.0   S: -70.3   E: -61.5   W: -77.2

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-03-21
Stop Date: 2001-07-04
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SHIPS Ancillary Description
SONOBUOYS Ancillary Description
Use Constraints Any person making substantial use of a data set must communicate with
the investigators who acquired the data prior to publication and
anticipate that the data collectors will be co-authors of published
results. This extends to model results and to data organized for
retrospective studies.
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Data Center
U.S. Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics Program Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 508-289-2409
Fax: 508-457-2169
Email: rgroman at
Contact Address:
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Swift House MS#38
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543-1127
Country: USA
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Phone: 508-289-2298
Fax: 508-457-2169
Email: dallison at
Contact Address:
MS #36
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Shiverick House
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: Massachusetts
Postal Code: 02543
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-11-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-24